It is well known that honey possesses numerous health benefits. Besides being delicious, this sweet and sticky fluid can significantly improve your health. It is a great source of flavonoids, antioxidants that can reduce the risk of numerous serious diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Honey has the ability to boost endurance and significantly reduce muscle fatigue.
Moreover, it has powerful antifungal and anti-bacterial properties which can help in relieving a cough or a sore throat and in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders
We have 5 different honey infusion recipes that are extremely beneficial and will improve your overall health.
Lemon Honey Infusion
This honey infusion is extremely beneficial for reducing cold symptoms. The honey has the ability to soothe all forms of irritation while the lemon reduces phlegm.
- 1 cup of honey
- 1 tablespoon of grated lemon zest
- Tea Bags
- Glass Jar with Lid
- Cutting Board
- Measuring Cups
- Double boiler
You should wash the lemon well before grating the zest to prevent bacteria from entering the honey. Then, place the lemon zest inside a tea bag. This will allow the honey to soak in the aromatic flavors. If you want to boost the flavor, you can also add a few slices of lemon.
Next, set up your double boil and pour the honey into it. Add the lemon tea bag to the honey and heat the honey until it reaches a temperature of 185 degrees F. Let it steep at this temperature for 10 minutes. Then, transfer the honey from the boiler to a bowl. Let it cool for 10-15 minutes then remove the bag from the honey. Pour the honey into a sterilized jar and screw on the lid. You should consume the honey within 4-5 days.
This cinnamon-honey infusion is extremely healthy because cinnamon is abundant with antioxidants. This super-healthy honey infusion can even be spread on toast. According to recent studies, this infusion can be used for treating a number of health problems including diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Toenail Fungus, Parkinson’s stomach flu, and Candida. Moreover, it can be used to clear sinuses and congestions. The combination of ginger and honey can reduce the levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol.
- 1 cup of honey
- 4-6 sticks of cinnamon
- a pinch of ground cinnamon (optional)
You should put the cinnamon sticks and the honey into a double boiler. Let the cinnamon steep in the honey for 2 hours. Remove the honey from the heat. If you want to remove the cinnamon from the honey, you should pour it through a small strainer. Store the infusion in a glass jar and consume it within 4-5 days.