Saturday, December 05, 2009

Honey Recommended to Fight the Flu

7 Flu Prevention Super-Foods practitioner Dr. Helen Lee, 12/1/2009

Honey: Honey acts as a natural antibiotic with antiseptic properties. There are vitamins such as B-complexes, C, D, E, minerals enzymes and propolis. The propolis in honey boosts the immune system, disables viruses and fights infections.

Furthermore, pediatric studies have shown that honey is more effective than cough syrup because it coats the throat better. Locally grown honey is best for seasonal allergies, asthma and respiratory conditions because you are treating with the irritants that are common to your area.

Take a tablespoon 4 times per day, taken straight or in tea.

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