Do not eat manuka honey if you have irritable bowel syndrome. Or the disease. The question whether a person with irritable bowel syndrome can eat honey or not has already been discussed in the article Can I have honey in IBS? The answer is a definite NO when the person is in the acute phases of the disease and yes, under certain conditions. These imply the type of honey, which should contain an equal amount of fructose and glucose, or honey with… Read More
Honey is medicine. It has been known since prehistory. Chinese knew it, Indians, Egyptians knew it. Muslims and Christians as well. But modern days have changed things. Honey is not recommended in some diseases, and despite old beliefs, diabetes is not among them. “Eat honey, my son, for it is good . . .” (Proverbs 24:13, New International Version) Civilization brought us good and bad alike and we have developed modern diseases. So many conditions are said to be linked only to… Read More
Real dandelion honey is well known for its health benefits, though this type of honey is quite rare. I say “real” because there is another type of “dandelion honey” which is made by humans, not by honey bees. If you manage to find real dandelion honey, buy it and enjoy it with much appreciation, because it will be your body’s friend. Let’s see what’s with this plant. Name: Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Family: Asteraceae Other names: Lion’s tooth, Priest’s crown, Swine’s snout… Read More
Probably the most common monofloral honey in North America, sage honey has a unique taste, smell and color. It is produced from the nectar of a very familiar and famous plant, sage, which is a well-loved and well-used herb, one favorite culinary herbs everywhere and one of the herbs people have easy access to no matter where they are. The floral source of this honey is sage, of whatever the species. The one that comes from Salvia Officinalis L. brings lots… Read More
When winter comes we think of hot wine. With cinnamon. Basically of lots of food. Well, no matter what you eat or drink, don’t give up the wine, that’s for sure! Winter won’t taste the same without it. Here is a recipe which uses garlic, lemon, honey and baking soda, to give you a teaspoon of health that you would love. And keep you from getting as big as a Christmass tree! (Because of the good food, of course…) Ingredients:… Read More
Honey and walnuts health benefits: treat anemia, stomach ulcers, high blood pressure. And make a reliable aphrodisiac!
Searching for honey and walnuts health benefits I was surprised to find that people are looking only for walnuts health benefits. And that the combination of the two is reduced to only being an aphrodisiac. But it’s way more than that! Yes, honey and walnuts were used since the Romans, in fertility rites, and in some places it is still a habitual dish at the wedding party. And the list is long, seems like people have researched a lot in the… Read More