It has many benefits for our body and mind. It can boost energy levels, strengthen immunity. Especially, raw unfiltered honey. One of the most significant benefits of honey is its ability to treat the common cold including its symptoms as a cough. It can also acts as a sleep aid, controls blood sugar, it's antibacterial and antifungal, it can help with digestion and also contains specific nutrients which are healthful addition to our diet. Honey contains healthful compounds, such as antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamins.
It’s important to note that not all honeys are produced equally. Bees are sometimes given antibiotics to treat bacterial diseases in the hive. Research shows that antibiotic, pesticide, and herbicide residues have been found in honey samples. If possible, always read the ingredients to be sure a honey is pure and hasn’t been cut with other additives.
Honey labeled raw, which hasn’t been subject to any heating, processing, or filtering, may retain the most natural compounds.
You can also look for raw honey that’s certified organic. This means the honey meets standards similar to organic livestock, including restrictions on chemical use and exposure.