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Benefits of Honey: Hair & Skin

You may have read that honey provides wonderful health benefits for your body.  It’s great for allergy sufferers, will calm a cough and more.  But did you know that honey is used in many skin and hair products such as lotions, shampoos and soaps?  That’s right and the reason for that is that honey is packed full of anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, which makes it perfect for using in health care products. Here is a short list of the benefits you can realize from honey: Fades Scars Fights…

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Many Sweet Returns

Honey’s not only the best natural source for a sweetener, but it has benefits that most people do not know.  Got a cough or sore throat? These days, we run to the pharmacy but did you know that our parents and grandparents often relied on honey to soothe?  The common household cough syrup before bedtime recipe used to be the following: 1 tsp of local honey; squeeze of fresh lemon; shot of bourbon or whiskey.  Mix all together and take just before bedtime.  Who needed that awful green stuff in…

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Bee My Everlasting Honey!

Did you know that honey is eternal?   It sure is!  Even recently, scientists have discovered pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs.  The honey was thousands of years old and still intact!  So, what is it that makes honey so durable, lasting and fabulous?  Without the biology talk, honey is very acidic which means it will kill off anything that tries to grow, such as bacteria.  Honey is a sugar, which has very little water content.  It can draw in moisture if left unsealed but holds little water in and…

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Do Honeybees Have Feelings? Thoughts?

It may seem like a silly question to consider that a honeybee could possibly have feelings, thoughts or any type of conscious experience but scientists are studying that very theory.  Consider this: bees communicate with those in their hives as to the ways to locate nectar.  Bees can sense danger, learn how to swarm together to ward off an attack on their hive and protect.  Those very actions are deemed to be a type of consciousness or awareness but where the fine line is, well, that seems to be the…

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