Honey

A Honey of a Cure for Burns

honey can be when it is used to treat burns. One study evaluated the effects of using unheated raw, local honey on nine different pathogenic organisms found in burn wounds. One was Pseudomonas aeruginosa. When cultured, none of the organisms was able to survive a 30-percent concentration of the honey.…

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What's the Deal With Oatmeal?

…blood sugar. However, how you eat oatmeal could determine how much of a spike it could cause. For instance, if you add a teaspoon of sugar or some honey to a bowl of oatmeal, the glycemic index will skyrocket and it will trigger an even greater spike in blood sugar levels. If, however, you add a tablespoon…

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Subtle Causes of Seasonal Allergies

…shoes before entering your house. If you currently suffer from allergies, some natural solutions include vitamin C, sinus flushes, and eating local honey--nature's alternative to allergy shots. You May Also Be Interested In * Improving food allergies * Food allergy signs and symptoms

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Alleviate Allergies Naturally

…using a homemade saltwater solution to clear your sinuses instead. Honey: Nature's Alternative to Allergy Shots Finally, the use of local raw honey can be used to acclimate your immune system to pollens in a certain locale. The honey must be raw and uncooked, and it may not help immediately—but if…

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How to Build an Emergency Preparedness Kit

…therapeutic uses, including the treatment of burns. It has been shown to be effective against many of the pathogenic organisms found in burn wounds. Raw honey is available from Reallyrawhoney. For respiratory threats (including the flu), I suggest keeping a small supply of fiber surgical masks around. Dousing…

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A Healthy Summer Dessert: Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

…Strawberry Frozen Yogurt (Serves 4) * ½cup cold water * ¼ cup honey * 6 Tbsp. nonfat, dry milk * ¼ cup lukewarm water * 2 cups plain, nonfat yogurt * 1 cup fresh or frozen, sliced strawberries (approximately ½ lb) In a small saucepan, mix honey in cold water until it is dissolved. Mix nonfat, dry milk…

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It's Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid is Unhealthy

…and other caffeinated drinks * Sweetened yogurt * Most forms of sweeteners (artificial sweeteners, cane sugar, beet sugar, barley syrup, processed honey, maple syrup, molasses, fructose, lactose) * Refined table salt * Soy sauce * Mustard (dried powder and processed) * Ketchup (unless natural and homemade…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…or in dips. Variations: * Herb Dip: Add 1 tsp. minced onion and ½ tsp. caraway seeds to “sour cream.” Chill. * Poppy Seed Dip: Add 1 tsp. each honey and poppy seeds, and ½ tsp. cinnamon to “sour cream.” Chill. This is good with fruit such as apples and pears. * Dilly Dip: Add 3 Tbsp. minced…

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Amazing Arthritis Antidotes

…and then later in the afternoon to help with symptoms of inflammation. Simply grate or slice an ounce of ginger and let it soak in warm water, add honey to taste. Leeches Researchers have also found that leeches, placed on top of arthritic joints, can be used to relieve osteoarthritis pain. While sucking…

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