honey-eyecare.jpgAlthough all of us are well aware of all the medicinal values and beauty care that honey bestows for human body, it has been recently learnt that honey works magic for eyes, by protecting eyes and improving eyesight.

Although the easiest manner to take advantage of honey is to include it as part of one’s regular diet, Perry Kharpuri, a Shillong-based researcher, advices a mix of two teaspoons of honey with carrot juice, which, on regular consumption, improves eye sight and cures watery eyes. This is believed to be an excellent remedy for people working for long hours before the computer.

Also, Amla (Indian gooseberry), taken with honey, apart from improving eye sight helps in treatment of conjunctivitis and glaucoma, reducing intraocular tension in an effective manner.

When suffering from cold, cough or chest congestion, add two teaspoons of honey with an equal quantity of ginger juice, and consume often. This although, one of the oldest, is also one of the most popular remedies followed by millions of Indians.

Another honey remedy is to add a spoon of fresh honey to juice of half a lemon in a glass of lukewarm water, as a cure for hyperacidity, obesity and constipation.

Homeopath, Swapan Debnath, agrees that honey also helps in controlling BP. Two teaspoons of honey, when mixed with a teaspoon of garlic juice, and consumed regularly, helps tackle the problem to a certain extent.

As per research conducted by Madeep Kaur of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samrala, Punjab, a mixture of honey, ginger juice and black pepper powder mixed in equal quantities and consumed thrice a day, helps relieve symptoms of Asthma.

In short, consuming one teaspoon of honey a day helps lead a long healthy life, states Madeep Kaur in her report.

However, a work of caution to be followed is that honey should not be heated or exposed to high temperature. Also honey should never be taken with hot and spicy food and fermented beverages such as rum, brandy or whisky, as the nectar of various flowers included in honey, could get its poisonous properties enhanced when mixed with hot and spicy foods, which could at times prove to be fatal.

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2 Responses to “Honey works wonders in improving eyesight too!”

  1. p v v says:

    highly educative and useful

  2. Vik says:

    Honey is truly a super food. As mentioned, so too is amla(Indian gooseberry; Amla is an extremely high source of vitamin c. Vitamin C in turn is a powerful detoxer.