The Magic of Honey! How and Why To Use It as a Medicine or Beauty Product

The benefits of honey are many, among which treatment of skin problems and the thing is that is very effective, relatively affordable solution.

The Magic of Honey! How and Why To Use It as a Medicine or Beauty Product

Wounds and cuts

Honey can deal with cuts since it contains antibacterial compounds. It dries out the wound and therefore prevents inflammation. Research study in 2013 has proved that acute wounds can be treated by honey, however this is not so effective regarding acute wounds and ulcers. Manuka honey is effective if you apply it and cover it for awhile and rinse it when done. Repeat until it is necessary.


It is very hard to have a visible scar and many people have problems with acceptance of the fact. Honey can help with this too. It can help with cells regeneration and this results in scars’ healing. A mix of honey and coconut oil (extra-virgin) when applied on the skin can do miracles. All you need is to massage the skin and cover it with a warm towel. Leave it on the affected area until it gets cold. Do this two times every day and the remedy will work the magic!


When the pores are trapped and there is a surplus of oil that is when acne appear. If you apply honey on the affected area, leave it for about an hour and clean it well. A mix of 1tbs of honey and half tbs cinnamon when applied on the area will be of huge help and wash it after 10 minutes.


This condition is autoimmune disease causing symptoms like lesions, itching, blisters and redness. Honey can ease the inflammation and prevent further infections. One study done in 2003 proved that external use of honey can cure dermatitis and psoriasis vulgaris. The mixture you will need is made of olive oil, beeswax and understandably – honey. Melt the beeswax and after that stir until cold. Apply it wherever needed and use regularly.

Soft skin

If you are a women your skin softness is of exceptional importance, especially when it comes to your hands. Honey can work its magic regarding this too. Only honey is enough for this and rub it for a while on your dry spots and leave it out for about 8 minutes. Rinse well and use hydrating lotion after. If you want you can mix glycerin with honey and use this instead. Use this procedure for as long as needed.

Facial mask

Antioxidants in honey are great for the organism and will keep the skin moisturized and beautiful. Juice from squeezed lemon and honey, when mixed can be applied on the face and allow the mixture to dry out. After, clean it out by rinsing and do this pilling two times every seven days. Same result can be get from 2tbs honey and avocado, use it in the same way as the previous example, the only difference is that this facial mask should be used only one time every seven days.

Baldness or hair loss

Baldness is one more condition that can be treated with this magical “medicine”. What the honey does regarding this is killing the germs and fungus that stop growth of the hair. Squeezed onion and a tbs of honey should be massaged on the scalp and the roots of the hair. Keep the remedy on for half an hour. Afterwards wash it well. Do this every 3 or 4 days. Hair growth can also be stimulated by mix of yogurt and honey. This should be done every third day.