Health benefits of honey

Updated: Jul 10, 2012, 16:18 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Due to its numerous health benefits, honey has been used in Ayurveda medicine for at least 4000 years.

Honey a natural sweetener works wonders for ones health.

1. A natural source of carbohydrates, honey instantly boosts performance, endurance and reduces muscle fatigue

2. Topical honey is helpful in treating diabetic ulcers

3. Honey possesses carcinogen-preventing and anti-tumour properties

4. Is useful in treating wide range of ailments including yeast infection, athlete foot and arthritis pain

5. Taking a teaspoon of honey with a glass of hot milk helps treat sleeplessness