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Honey Benefits for Health

Honey benefits heath in more ways than one. The world’s oldest medicine, honey is blessed with excellent healing qualities.  A product of the hardworking bee, honey has been widely in use for beauty, healing, nutrition, and skin care. While refined sugar is dangerous to health in innumerable ways, nature has blessed us with this amazingly sweet yet safer alternative to processed sugar! However, please remember to buy only raw, organic honey to reap maximum benefits. Hippocrates, renowned as the father of medicine, believed that honey made a great natural remedy for several ills, calling it the great golden healer. Roman lesions used honey as a topical treatment to heal their wounds, while in Egypt, honey was surprisingly used as a form of currency. In the words of Hippocrates, “Honey causes heat, cleans sores and ulcers, softens hard ulcers of the lips and heals carbuncles and running sores.”

Honey does make a great sugar substitute. So if you are planning to get your sugar intake un…

How To Make Coconut Milk At Home; Benefits of Vegan Milk

Rich in vitamins and minerals, coconut milk is more than being just a beach-side drink. In fact, the benefits of coconut milk make it an ultimate ingredient for some weight loss treatments, skincare and hair care products and arthritis remedies. Derived from the flesh of mature coconut, coconut milk is a rich antioxidant with plenty of uses.

Alternatively, the vegan milk is a miraculous drink for those with lactose intolerance. What is Coconut Milk In order to make coconut milk, you need to grate coconut, process coconut flesh and steep it in hot water. Then the milk is squeezes using a cheesecloth. While the cream will float on top, the liquid milk sits. Coconut milk can be used as a substitute for cow milk in areas that face milk deficit. Compared to older coconuts with dry flesh, fresh coconut that has thick, creamy flesh will result in good quality milk. It is quite simple to make coconut milk. Place 2.5 ounces of fresh grated coconut in a heat proof bowl. Add 1 ½ cups of hot …
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