Use of Honey

Honey is good for health. Today scientists and doctors prescribe honey as a cure for many diseases. But 1400 years ago, it was told by Quran and Sunnah that different types of use of honey can heal a diversity of therapeutic complications.

It is also called liquid gold. It is very rich in minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and antioxidants. The use of honey is found in the ancient medical literature. It has a significant role in religion and symbolism. It is supposed that honey is being hunted in history since 8,000 years ago. It is mentioned in Quran and Hadith that honey can heal a variety of physical problems.

In the treatment of any kind of infection, honey is proved to be a very effective medicine. In ancient Greek and Egyptian medication, it was used both orally and topically in the treatment of different diseases e.g. healing up the wounds. It is also effective for the recovery of a patient to regain his immunity and strength as it delivers a significant part of the energy required by the body for blood creation.

A person who wants to live a healthy life must add antioxidants like honey to his diet.

The miracles of honey in The Quran        

Honey is called a remedial agent in the Quran.

“And the Lord inspired the bee, saying: Take your habitations in the mountains and the trees and in what they erect. Then, eat of all fruits and follow the ways of your Lord made easy (for you)’. There comes forth from their bellies a drink of varying colors wherein is healing for men. Verily in this is indeed a sign for people who think” (28, 29).

Honey is called nourishment in heaven by the Holy Quran.

“The description of Paradise which the pious have been promised is that in it are rivers of water, the taste and smell of which are not changed; rivers of milk of which the taste never changes; rivers of wine delicious to those who drink; and rivers of clarified honey, clear and pure…”(30).

Honey is nothing but a big miracle of Allah Almighty. The fact that was revealed 1400 years ago is proved after thousands of researches. A big miracle of honey is that it can be stored for hundreds of years. And when you come to use it, it will be as fresh and sweet as it was hundred years ago.

All the honey is not the same. Yes, there are more than 300 types of honey in the world. Several factors change the taste, qualities, and color of honey.

7 Best Benefits and Uses of Honey

Liquidly syrup, called honey is rich in nutrition. It is made up of plants nectar. Unique in taste and qualities. There are 92 hadiths in Sahih Bukhari where honey is indicated as the best medicine for different medical issues.

Narrated Abu Saaid Al-Khudri: A man came to the Prophet and said, “My brother has some abdominal trouble”. The Prophet said that he should take honey. The man came for the second time and the Prophet said to him, he should take honey. He came for the third time and the Prophet said, he should take honey. He returned and said, I have done that ‘ The Prophet then said, Allah has said the reality, but your brother’s `Abdomen has told a lie. Let him take honey. So he made him drink honey and he was cured.

Honey has a wonderful quality to protect against germs. The Prophet Muhammad SAWW loved to eat honey. According to another hadith,

“Healing lies in three things: honey, cupping, and branding with fire. However, I forbid my followers to use branding with fire”.

Here are the 7 best benefits of using honey in your diet.

1: Honey Improves the Health of Heart Patients

Honey has all elements to reduce fat levels in the blood. It may also help to lower the blood pressure of the human body. Patients with oxidative stress are highly recommended to take honey in their daily routine diet.

2: Useful in Weight Loss

It is an amazing fact that proper consumption of honey helps you to reduce extra fats from your body. Even while you are sleeping, honey works to manage your weight. Take one spoon of honey before going to sleep at night. Or you can take one full of honey in lukewarm water. It will work to keep you active the whole day along with burning extra fats in your body.

3: Strengthen your Immune System with Honey

Since the era of the COVID-19 pandemic has started, everyone is looking to boost up the immune system of their bodies. It is the best natural remedy to cure your sore throat. Its multiple qualities can fight against any kind of bacteria, virus, or fungus. Along with boosting the immune system of your body, honey also helps to increase the memory of your brain.

4: Best Home Remedy for Cough

Most of us bear the problem of dry cough in the winter season. But we didn’t know the cure is at our home. One full spoon of honey can give you relief in the exasperation in the throat while suffering from wet or dry cough. It helps the little kids to sleep overnight peacefully. It also has magical effects on the nourishment of your skin and hair. Now say goodbye to the dryness of your skin and hair.

5: Natural Energy Drink

With an empty stomach, take one tablespoon of honey in warm water; you will get a kick of energy. It is an excellent source of natural energy you get from this natural sugar-containing liquid.

6: Honey Helps in Healing up the Wounds and Injuries

The antioxidant properties of honey help wounds and injuries heal up quickly. Applying honey on open wounds or bumps can give instant relief to the patient. It keeps germs away from the affected area. It is also useful to treat burned areas.

7: Best Antioxidant

Sweet raw honey is the best natural antioxidant. It reduces the risks of heart diseases and cancer. Long-term honey ingestion can help clean up the blood. It also improves the working capacity of your stomach.

Precautions to Use Honey

No doubt honey is the best supplement to be included in your diet. But it can be harmful if it is used improperly. To get the best benefits from honey avoid the following things,

1: taking honey in too much quantity can cause nausea, diarrhea, or vomiting.

2: Avoid taking honey with the things containing extra fats.

3: Never boil honey. Because the nectars it is having naturally can cause a chemical reaction that could be harmful to your body health.