Honey has been used as a traditional ayurvedic medicine, for its natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Here are top 10 overnight remedies of one of the oldest sweeteners on earth, and some fascinating benefits, tips and recipes that exhibits surprising healing powers –
Dry chapped lips –
Exfoliate your lips to get rid of dead skin. Mix 2 tsp mleted beeswax with 1 tsp honey and 5-6 drops of essential oil ( optional). Let it set and then use the lip balm all over the lips before going to bed to wake up to soft, smooth lips. Your lips will become smooth and moisturized with the gentle care of honey.
Honey for Cold and cough –
A simple recipe is a combination of 1-cup of warm, 1-2 teaspoon of organic honey and 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Mix well and drink. Take this mixture at the first sign of cough and cold, and be sure to take a dose before bed for a good night’s sleep.
Honey overnight dark circle remedy –
Dark circles are pigmentation around the sensitive skin of eyes. Honey proves great remedy to naturally lighten tender under eye skin without any side effects. Apply a thin layer of 1 tbsp of honey mixed with 1 tbsp of mint juice or paste to lighten the skin under the eyes. Leave the honey mask under the eyes for 20 mins or overnight.
Honey hair sleeping mask for hair growth –
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Honey overnight Pimple / Acne remedy –
Honey contains antibacterial and antifungal properties that thwart bacteria that can lead to breakouts. The enzymes in raw honey clarify skin and keep pores clear and clean. Mix 1 tbsp of raw honey with a tsp of organic nutmeg power. Using a cotton swab dab a bit of honey on the zit as a overnight spot treatment, the anti bacterial properties in honey will dry it up.
Honey overnight scar remedy
Honey is said to lighten skin, and its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds help to decrease the appearances of scars and increase healing and tissue regeneration. Dip an organic banana peel in honey and rub it on the scar before going to bed, Manuka honey is a form for medical honey which facilitates the formation of collagen to give you younger-looking skin and reduces acne scars.
Honey overnight glowing skin
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Honey remedy for sore throat
Honey coats the throat and also has mild antibacterial properties. Add a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of herbal tea. Gargle with this solution, before going to bed to soothe a sore throat. Do not swallow the gargle, spit it out.
Honey remedy for sleep –
The soothing properties of raw honey helps provide sleep relief. A glass of chamomile tea mixed with honey is a well known remedy for better sleep.
Honey clear skin cream –
Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it’s retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration. Melt and whip 2 tablespoons of organic shea butter with 1 tbsp of raw honey. For glowing skin, add a small amount of the cream into your skin before going to bed. Honey contains healing and antimicrobial properties which help to treat acne. It also soothes the inflammation and reduces the redness.