Honey is also used as a cure for many hidden diseases.In ancient times honey was only medicine for different kinds of diseases.The herbalists still use honey in many remedies.Due to its curative properties it is known as “Magic sugar“.
Honey acts as anti allergy syrup as it contains many anti allergic substances.It act as vaccine for allergy.Honey contains some pollens with in it which alarm the immune system when it is consumed,body synthesize the antibodies for counter action of pollen,which is true process of vaccination.After repeated exposure,body should build up these antibodies and become accustomed to their presence resulting in lesser allergic response.
Honey is also used to treat the cough.It act as cough suppressant due to its magical property.
Continuous cough produce rashes in throat which cause irritation in respiration.Due to dense properties of honey it soothes the throat from itching,it acts as a lubricant in tract and its sweetness relax the nerves prevent from incessant coughing.Honey is believed to contain cough suppressants ingredient dextromethorphan.It can be used in upper respiratory tract infections.It is suggested that two spoons of honey before sleep improve cough problems.
Honey can improve sleeping problems in humans as consumption of honey causes an increase in insulin and serotonin,a neurotransmitter that improves mood and happiness.Our body convert serotonin into melatonin which improves length and quality of sleep this hormone associated with sleep and wake cycles.
Honey contains many antioxidants which help the repair of damaged brain cells.Honey improves brain memory as studies show that consumption of honey increases the short term memory.Moreover honey has the ability to help the body absorb more calcium as brain needs calcium in order to process thoughts and decision making.
Deficiency of calcium and minerals cause dementia (short term memory loss).
So in these senses Honey helps in Brain strength and improves memory.