Honey is mentioned in the Qur'an as a healing for people.
High-quality honey can be distinguished by its fragrance, taste, and consistency and darker honey is considered to contain more antioxidants. Raw, organic, unheated honey is superior is taste and nutritional value than commercially processed honey, which often has additives.
Honey has been used for centuries by many cultures, not just as a sweetener but for medicinal purposes. Some of these cultures include the ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romans, it has also been used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine.
The honey would be applied both orally and topically to treat various ailments including gastric disturbances, ulcers, skin wounds and skin burns. The actual health benefits from the honey depend upon the quality of the honey.
Kashmir Mountain Sidr Honey has been reported to cure liver problems, stomach ulcers and respiratory disorders.
Below are some more of its properties and uses:
- Boosts immune system
- Fungal Infections
- Stomach Ulcers
- Coughs & Colds
- Sore Throat
- Natural Sweetener
- Aid Digestion
- Source of Energy
- Boosts Memory
- Ophthalmology (Eye Disorders)
- Food Preservative
- Heart Disease
- Weight Loss
- Skin Problems