Honey is not only good for the body when consumed, but also very useful for the skin. Benefits of honey since the days of Cleopatra in ancient Egypt known as the face of water used.
Honey and pollen mengadung 80 percent sugar, the rest are minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, amino acids. Honey also contains vitamins C, B, and water. What are the benefits of honey for skin health?
Honey has the qualities as a humectant, so often used as a moisturizer in various cosmetics. Honey is not only bind water, but also to maintain healthy skin from the inside out, so it remains supple and elastic, while protecting the skin against wrinkles and dryness.
Honey has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, to give the healing properties. This property prevents the growth of certain bacteria to produce hydrogen peroxide to the enzyme, so that natural honey as a treatment to be able to accelerate the healing of wounds and abrasions can be used.
* Curing Eczema
Certain types of honey, Manuka how to heal in a position to diseases such as eczema. Honey can treat damaged skin and accelerate the regeneration of skin cells as the most important element in the healing of eczema and other forms of dermatitis.
* Prevention of infections
Be a skin infection by ringworm (roundworms) causes can also be treated with Manuka honey. The concept of roundworms (ringworm) refers to fungal infections affecting the skin surface.
Honey is always for its natural antioxidant properties, which play an important role in protecting the skin damage caused by UV rays famous. Frequent sun exposure causes skin damage, premature skin aging and even skin cancer. Honey can to protect sun cream on the skin from the sun.
Honey can fight the infection under the skin due to blockage in the pores and draw out impurities. Honey can also cause has active properties that invade the follicle and killing the bacteria that cause acne and infections.
* Air conditioning skin
Mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of vegetable oil and a quarter teaspoon of lemon juice. This is a natural conditioner mix.To use it you can use any part of your body dry menggosokannya.Let sit for 10 minutes and then rinse.
* Protection of the lips
Honey can be used to overcome the problem of chapped lips and wrinkles, so it will be smooth and soft.
Honey can be used to remove dead skin cells on the outer surface of the skin. The trick, you can mix one tablespoon of honey with almonds, two tablespoons of dry oatmeal and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Then gently rub this mixture on face for 5 minutes and then rinse with water.