Cretan Honey

General honey information

Mediterranean diet

When applied topically, the sugar in honey creates osmotic pressure within certain foreign cell bodies and shrivels them to death. The sugar also feeds the hardworking white blood cells. Goop it on-- the honey creates a thick, sterile bandage. Why Keep Honey in Your Medicine Cabinet?

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Bee's - we own honey to them !

bee's honey

Bees make powerful medicines. They provide not only honey, but propolis, pollen, royal jelly and venom--all of which are known for their healing properties. Bees add an enzyme (glucose oxidase) to their honey that breaks down into hydrogen peroxide. The hydrogen peroxide kills bacteria.  Like tiny flying apothecaries, bees choose they plants with which they interact. Different flowers contribute additional antibacterial properties to the honey. Cretan honey from the is known the most potent honey available and has antibacterial properties.

Honey through history

honey history

The oldest known intact book of medicine, the Papyrus Ebers (15 BC), houses over 800 remedies--over HALF of which call for honey. Hippocrates employed honey in many of his treatments and once said, "Wine and Honey are held to be the best things for human beings, so long as they are administered appropriately and with moderation to both the well and the sick in accordance with their constitution; they are beneficial both alone and mixed.

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