Honey Recipes and Remedies

 

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Naturopathic Remedies   (please remember these are only suggestions of what can be tried)

Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar - The health benefits of the honey and apple cider vinegar drink are widely known. This recipe has traditionally been used as an at-home self remedy for many ailments, and even an anti-aging elixir. Many people have made use of its cleansing and disinfecting properties to self-detoxify their body. It is seen as a powerful cleansing agent and natural healing elixir with naturally occurring antibiotics and antiseptics that fights germs and bacteria and additionally it will help build an allergy resistance.

Mix a tablespoon of raw honey and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, add a dash of cinnamon and a squeeze of lemon in a 10 ounce glass of lukewarm water.

(For severe allergies or sinus take this twice a day, just after you get up and about an hour before you go to bed.)

(Apple cider vinegar is actually made from fresh, organic, crushed apples that are allowed to mature naturally in wooden barrels). Using an organic, raw apple cider vinegar will achieve the best results.

Honey and Cinnamon - It is found that a mixture of honey and cinnamon cures most diseases.  Honey is produced in most of the countries of the world.  Scientists of today also accept as a "Ram Ban" (very effective) medicine for all kinds of diseases.  Honey can be used without any side effects for any kind of disease. Today's science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as a medicine, it does not harm diabetic patients.  Weekly World News, a magazine in Canada, in its issue dated 17 Jan, 1995, has given the following list of diseases that can be cured by honey and cinnamon as researched by western scientists:

Heart Disease, Arthritis, Bladder Infections, Cholesterol, Colds, Gas, Immune System, Indigestion, Influenza, Longevity, Pimples, Skin Infections, Weight Loss, Cancer, Fatigue, Bad Breath and Hearing Loss.

Arthritis: 1 cup of hot water with 2 teaspoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder, if taken daily, morning and night, can help the symtoms of even chronic arthritis.

Indigestion: 
Cinnamon powder sprinkled on 2 Tablespoons of honey and taken before eating; relieves acidity and digests the heaviest of meals.

Cholesterol:  2 Tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of cinnamon powder mixed in 16 ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient , was found to reduce the level of cholesterol in the blood by 10% within 2 hours. If taken 3 times a day, any chronic cholesterol is cured. Pure honey taken with food daily relieves complaints of cholesterol.

Weight LossDaily in the morning one half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping, drink 1 teaspoon honey and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder boiled in one cup of water.  If taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person.  Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in the body even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.

Bladder Infections: Mix 2 Tablespoons of cinnamon powder & 1 teaspoon of honey in a glass of lukewarm water & drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.

Honey Granola

Honey Almond Biscotti

2/3 cups Wildflower honey
6 cups raw oats (do not use quick oats)
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup raw unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup raw cashews, chopped
1/2 cup raw almonds, chopped
1/2 cup raw pecans, chopped
2/3 cup coconut oil, melted (olive oil works well)

Preheat oven to 350°. Place oats in a 9"x13" baking pan and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and stir in remaining ingredients. Sprinkle with cinnamon, drizzle with vanilla and stir again. Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes to keep it from getting too dark on the edges and bottom. (Do not overbake) 

Thanks to Jodie K. for this delicious recipe!

3/4 cup Wildflower honey
1/2 cup - butter or margarine, softened
2 - eggs
1 teaspoon - vanilla extract
3-1/2 cups - all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons - anise seeds
2 teaspoons - ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon - baking powder
1/2 teaspoon - salt
1/4 teaspoon - baking soda
1 cup - dried cranberries
3/4 cup - slivered almonds

 

Using electric mixer, beat butter until light; gradually add honey, eggs and vanilla, beating until smooth. In small bowl, combine flour, aniseseeds, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually add to honey mixture, mixing well. Stir in cranberries and almonds. Shape dough into two 10x3x1-inch logs on greased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven to wire rack; cool 5 minutes. Reduce oven to 300°F. Transfer logs to cutting board. Cut each log into 1/2-inch slices; arrange on baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes or until crisp. Cool on wire racks.