Photo by Mother Earth Living.
Honey is sweet and delicious, but did you know it has uses
beyond sweetening? It is moisturizing, exfoliating, antibacterial
and anti-inflammatory. Here are six unexpected ways to use
honey around the house:
Clean: For a moisturizing face wash, cleanse your face with
honey. Wet your face, scoop out a little bit of honey and smooth it
over your face. It will spread easily. Massage into the skin, then
rinse with cold water.
Heal: Honey is a natural antibiotic, honey can help heal wounds.
Clean your wound and add a dab of honey before applying a
Calm: Honey may help coat and comfort an upset stomach. If you
are feeling uneasy, add honey to tea to settle your
Moisturize: If your hair needs some moisture, just
smooth honey over the ends and let it soak for ten minutes.
Just wash normally.
Stop coughing: Honey may be more effective than the commonly
used cough suppressant. For adults with a cough, a spoonful of
honey may help quell coughing. It can also help soothe a sore
Dress up dinner: Get fancy by drizzling honey over goat
cheese or blue cheese for a delicious appetizer!