Benefits of Raw Honey for Skin – Reddit User Shares Acne Transformation Pics

Honey manufactures, Bees add an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide making honey anti-bacterial.

Apart from treating heart, cancer and other diseases, the earth’s old sweetener proved that it can treat skin diseases too.

Reddit user cthulhuandcats shares how raw honey helped her to treat acne.

Like everyone she decided to see dermatologist, who insisted her antibiotic medicine. Yes, it worked! But on a high price and skin became dry and started cracking. Now, she decided to try out few natural remedies to get rid of these flaky marks. After a long research she decided to go with honey and you won’t believe it transformed her skin.

After months of honey treatment skin is now hydrated, soft and no blemishes. Have a look at her photos.


Nutritional Values in Honey

Raw honey has more nutritional values than heated honey. Heated honey is turned into pure sucrose making it lose many nutritional values. It’s difficult to get raw honey in grocery store; you can get organic raw honey from farmers market.

Since many years honey has been used by human as healing medicine. With its antibiotic properties honey can help in healing process.

Have a look at nutritional values of honey.


Benefits of Raw Honey for Skin

  1. Honey is natural humectant, this property helps to draw water from air to keep skin moist and to fight dryness.
  2. Antibacterial properties in honey help to fight bacteria and condemn further infections.
  3. Anti aging and helps in rejuvenating your skin.
  4. Best remedy to exfoliate dead cells cleanses skin.
  5. Sugar in honey is absorbed gradually into the bloodstream to result in better digestion.
  6. Apply raw honey on acne affected part to get rid of those annoying pimples. You can also try with other chronic diseases like eczema and dermatitis.
  7. Protects your skin from harmful UV rays.
  8. Weak immune system is the main cause of major skin disease, consuming honey will boost immune system, so that your body can fight germs by itself.
  9. Smoothing honey and lemon juice can help you get rid of nerve-wracking scars.
  10. Cleanse your skin of bacteria and reduce redness or inflammation.
  11. You can also include honey in your facial scrub.
  12. Dabbing little honey on sun burns or skin burns will make you feel better instantly.

It was rumored that Cleopatra – an Egyptian queen use honey and milk for luxurious bath. (source)


Skin Lotion

  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 1 tbsp of grape seed oil
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • and 3 drops lavender essential oil

Mix the solution and apply it on your skin.

Skin Cleansing Scrub

  • 1 tbsp of honey
  • 2 tbsp of finely grained almonds
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • and an aromatic herb of your choice.

Know any other home remedy to treat skin disease? Share here in comments.

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