Honey with a twist

A fantastic honey concoction to fight cold and flu

hand holding a jar of honey

Honey is not only used to sweeten your teas and to spread on toast.

The specialists calculate that to obtain 1 kg of honey the bees visit from 1,500,000 to 2,000,000 flowers!

1 kg of honey develops more or less 3265 calories, equal to 3 kg of meat, 3,5 kg of fish, 5,5 liter of milk or 50 eggs!

Honey has been used for centuries in the kitchen, in medicines, cosmetics and so on.

Greek philosophers , fascinated by the taste of honey, thought he was distilled dew from the stars and the rainbows, an elixir of youth, and for the strong energetic power it was administered to the athletes of the Olympic games.

For many millennia, until the discovery of the New World and sugar cane, honey was the only sweetener available to man.
The rare and precious food they said to feed on the Gods of the Olympus, the gifts praised from the Bible and the Koran, the prescribed drug from Hippocrates, Celso and Galen.

We all know that honey melted in a hot liquid is a good remedy against cold, phlegm and cough, it is also a natural antibiotic and antibacterial.

Various studies have been able to find that honey plays a beneficial anti-anemic action, especially dark honey rich in minerals salts like iron and magnesium.
It has been used for centuries to protect the stomach lining, against ulcers, being predigested by the bees, honey places no strain on the digestive system, nourishes the heart, brain and muscles.

A delicious natural face cleanser can be prepared by adding an equal amount of this honey and oatmeal!

This amazing food is best used in its natural form, never heated, make sure it’s untreated and organic.
Raw honey in the crude form, It has the highest therapeutic value and the best possible option if you can get some!

Honey with turmeric and ginger

Few different honeys and their characteristic

Acacia: Liver protector, wounds healer, eye injuries.

Buckwheat: antioxidant, bactericidal.

Eucalyptus: anti-inflammatory, immunoprotector, rich in potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc.

Alfalfa: prebiotic, antipyretic, improve digestion.

Manuka: wound-healing, antibacterial, rich in vitamins B1,B2,B3 , amino acids Lysine, calcium, magnesium zinc and potassium.

Sage: antibacterial, antioxidant, expectorant.

Lavanda: antifungal, skin infections, vitamin C and flavonoids.

Rosemary: moisturizing, antioxidant.

My multi use honey concoction recipe

Ginger and turmeric honey

A jar of about 200gr of honey of your choice ( I like thicker honey )
A piece of peeled and grated ginger the length of your index finger , more or less
2 teaspoon of Turmeric powder
the grated zest of 1 organic/bio lemon
optional 2 drops of lemon essential oil

Mix all the ingredients properly and let it rest overnight for all the flavors to blend properly.


hand holding a jar of honey

There are many uses to this honey

I like to spread it on my toast or to resurrect me when I feel under the weather on the verge of a flu or to ease digestion.
You can also use it as a salad dressing , with salt, olive oil and pepper.

Lately I add a spoon to my breakfast bowl, with fruit, yogurt and muesli.
Be aware that honey contains the same amount of calories as sugar and can cause as much tooth decay, don’t over do it!

Can you share with me your ideas???

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