5 Surprising Ways To Use Honey For Wounds, Skin, Cough And More

Dr. Shubhanshu Gupta    30-06-2021 Consult

Here are some unusual ways to use honey for better health.

1. For cough
Honey can help you reduce cough. It can also help you fight sore throat. You can take a few drops of ginger juice and mix it with a tablespoon of honey. You can take this concoction before bed for a few days.

2. For wounds
The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of honey assists in wound healing. Honey has been shown to promote wound healing, particularly in burns. Studies also suggest that honey can be applied on wounds to promote healing. But you should not depend on honey for treatment. See your doctor first for right treatment.

3. For skin
Honey can help you boost skin health too. It acts as a natural moisturizer and also helps reduce acne. You can prepare homemade masks and scrubs with the help of honey.

4. For insomnia
Insomnia is a condition in which a person finds difficulty to fall asleep. Adding honey to diet promotes better sleep as it leaves a soothing effect on your mind and body. You can add honey to warm milk and drink this before bed.

5. For lips
Honey can be used as a remedy for chapped lips. It can help you ensure soft lips. Simply take some pure honey and apply it on your lips as a mask. You can also prepare your own honey lip scrub.