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Did you guys know that September is National Honey Month?
Honey is not only a great natural sweetener, but it’s also loaded with tons of benefits that many people don’t know about. Honey can be a natural throat soother, it can be incorporated into your skin/beauty routine, it can provide quick bursts of energy with its natural sweeteners, and most importantly, it tastes delicious, too.
So today, I’ve got 8 fun ways for you to try incorporating honey into your daily or weekly routine. I have a feeling that all of you will be able to find at least one or two things that you’d enjoy!
Use it in place of sugar. Honey is sweeter and denser, and also contains small amounts of vitamins and minerals. It is slightly higher in calories, but you’ll probably end up using less of it.
Make your own homemade lip balm. How cool is that?!
Clean your cuts and scrapes. Did you know that honey can be used as an antiseptic? It has many antimicrobial properties, so it can be used to treat wounds and burns.
Use it to soothe a sore throat, like in the Ricola® Dual Action Honey Lemon drops.
While the dual action drops aren’t new, the Honey Lemon flavor is, and they’re set to be out in stores this October.
They’ve got the Ricola signature blend of Chrüterchraft, natural menthol, and soothing honey lemon syrup center, to provide natural relief for cough and sore throats.
Create your own exfoliator scrub. Check out this recipe, which sounds both simple and awesome. I’d be willing to bet you’ll smell delicious.
Get your hair nice and shiny. After you wash your, coat the ends with a little bit of honey and let it sit for a few minutes before rinsing out. Or add one teaspoon honey to a quart of water, and after washing your hair, pour the mixture over your head. Let it dry and check out your shiny new locks!
How about you guys? Any other fun ways you enjoy using or eating honey? Feel free to share below!