BENEFITS OF HONEY TEA
WRITTEN BY SNEHA
Although simple, hot water and honey can make a delicious healthy tea with some excellent health benefits. What exactly are those health benefit? Here our are top 5 benefits of honey tea
IT IS A GREAT SOURCE OF ANTIOXIDANTS
Antioxidants neutralize free radicals that can cause illnesses like cancer, chronic joint issues, heart diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and premature aging.
IT LOWERS BAD CHOLESTEROL
A study shows that the regular consumption of honey can decrease LDL cholesterol levels, the bad cholesterol that can cause heart attacks, heart diseases, and strokes.
MAY HELP LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE
In a 2014 study, participants given 20 ml of honey saw a significant reduction in the systolic blood pressure in just 15 minutes after ingesting it.
GREAT FOR COUGH
Clinically,, honey is demonstrated to reduce coughing from respiratory tract infections and improve sleep disturbances that may occur from too much coughing.
GOOD FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
Honey can reduce oxidative stress, a common occurrence during pregnancy. Oxidative stress is associated with low birth weight, premature labor, and miscarriage.
Honey is still a simple sugar, and too much will cause sudden spikes in blood sugar which is not a good thing. Consequently, pre-diabetic and diabetics are advised to be cautious when drinking this.
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