Did you know honey is an effective natural skin moisturiser? Read on to find out more about the benefits of this sweet food.
A natural sweetener made by bees using nectar from flowers, honey, is used in many medical traditions to treat varied ailments; and is confirmed to have antibacterial and antiseptic properties.
Honey and its nutrients:
Honey is a mixture of sugars and other compounds. It contains mainly carbohydrates: fructose and glucose; in addition to sucrose, maltose and other complex carbohydrates. Honey also contains tiny amounts of several compounds that function as antioxidants. However, the specific composition of any batch of honey depends on the flowers available to the bees that produced the honey.