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Friday, 11 August 2017

How honey acts as a powerful antioxidant and enables good sleep

Honey is the popular sweet yellow liquid produced by bees; it has often been dubbed food of the royals, liquid gold, etc because of its many great attributes. And interestingly and above all, honey is renowned for its many healing benefits, chiefly amongst them being its antioxidant and sleep promoting attributes.

Honey as a powerful antioxidant

According to a publication in the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, the “medicinal importance of honey has been documented in the world's oldest medical literatures, and since the ancient times it has been known to possess antimicrobial property as well as wound-healing activity.” Modern research findings have proven indeed that raw honey taken on a daily basis increases the levels of the antioxidants which promote health in your system. Antioxidants are substances that inhibit oxidation or hold back reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides; they help block free radicals in the body that cause infections and sicknesses.

Harvesting Honey