Honey is a natural organic product which has been known for its healing properties for thousands of years - the Ancient Greeks used it, and so have many other cultures through the ages. Honey’s antibacterial and antifungal agents help disinfect and speed the healing process in wounds, scrapes and burns. Even during the second world war, honey was used for its antibacterial properties in treating wounds. Research has also revealed that honey is powerful even against drug-resistant hospital killer Staphylococcus Aureus.
Honey creates a moist healing environment that allows skin cells to regrow across a healing wound flush with the surface of the wound, preventing deformity of the skin. Honey is high in vitamin C, a variety of B vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin, and pantothenic acid, as well as minerals such as potassium. It is rich in amino acids, the basic building blocks of life, essential to our very existence.
Honey is rich and thick, making it an effective moisturizer. Like other humectants, honey binds moisture to the skin and helps it stay hydrated. So it not only smoothes dry, rough, wrinkled skin, but honey also makes skin supple and plumps up wrinkles. Honey is a valuable moisturizer for your face as well as your body.