Honey aids healing

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  • By Cindy van de Moosdijk

Red gums, swollen gums, sometimes painful gums. Gum problems are unpleasant. These can be caused by untreated gingivitis or periodontitis. Left unchecked, these can lead to serious problems with your teeth and your health.

One of the most effective ingredients in BlueM products is honey. Honey is famous as a sweetener, delicious in tea. But few people know that honey can also heal wounds! In the last 15 years honey has become a hot topic within medicine. This is due to concern over antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria.

Luckily honey kills the six most common bacteria in the mouth. Honey releases oxygen when it comes into contact with saliva in the mouth. This action is what kills the bacteria. Honey can also reduce inflammation and swelling in wounds.

Want a healthy 'honey-boost? Try honey with hot water! Every morning a glass of honey water works wonders for your body. It helps you losing weight, gives a boost to your immune system, it stimulates your digestion and it rejuvenates your skin! Who would not want that?

In the past few years there has been extensive research into the effects of honey in the human body. These published studies show the positive effects of honey in wound healing. Click the links below to read them.


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17710959
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17708384
http://www.wholefoodsmagazine.com/columns/consumer-bulletin/sweet-treats-medicinal-benefits-honey/