Health benefits of honey

Thousands of years ago that humans and bees have a common destination. Honeycomb products have earned a reputation in the treatment of various ailments. Already in ancient Greece, the bee venom received praise from Hippocrates, the father of medicine.

In recent years, science has researched treatments related to bees and their products. Although some of their advantages seem to be questioned, others give the impression of being indisputable. The ability of honey to heal damaged skin, for example, was found in a study in Nigeria, which showed that, applied locally, helping to heal burns, gangrene and various types of ulcers resistant to newer treatments.

According to the scientists who carried out the experiment, the honey contains powerful bactericide, along with substances that keep the wounds dry and give the appearance of a new skin. Also, a study conducted in Britain, associated with some skin grafts, indicating that the bees wax applied to the wounds can reduce the number of scars.

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