Honey for Ulcer
Honey is a viscous liquid that is produced by honey bees and that contains fructose, glucose, magnesium, sodium, iron, sulphur etc. There are also various kinds of hormones present in honey. Honey for ulcers is considered to be one of the best natural treatments. Additionally honey is also used to cure cuts and burns as well as for various skin ailments. Honey is easy to digest and also aids digestion, hence it is recommended to have a spoon of honey immediately after a meal by those prone to suffering from heartburn. Honey for ulcer treatment is a highly cost effective and healthy treatment as studies have shown that honey has effectively cured various ulcers especially stomach ulcers. Stomach and duodenal ulcers are primarily caused due to a spiral shaped bacteria called Helicobacter pylori as well as other factors such as excessive stress or increase in the levels of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. A stomach ulcer or a peptic ulcer is basically a lesion that tends to form in the stomach lining. During a peptic ulcer the helicobacter pylori bacteria may also attach themselves to the stomach cells which in turn further weakens the defensive mechanism of the stomach. This bacterium is also capable of stimulating the production of stomach acid and also results in tissue inflammation and damage resulting in an ulcer.
Honey to cure ulcer is an old but effective natural remedy as honey tends to soothe the stomach lining and also has anti bacterial properties that destroy the existing bacteria and also and boost the immune system to protect the stomach form further attacks. An individual may also suffer from mouth ulcers due to a bacterial infection or from not maintaining dental hygiene. Honey is also used for mouth ulcers on account of its anti bacterial qualities. Infact a commonly used natural remedy involving honey for mouth ulcer treatment includes applying some raw honey directly on the ulcer. One may also have some honey along with some cinnamon powder to cure stomach ulcers right form the root. Honey not only prevents the infections for re-occurring but also promotes skin healing. Honey is known to absorb and trap moisture and thus microbes and other bacteria are not able to grow as easily as in any other food. This ability of honey to attract water also makes it an essential ingredient for various skin care products as well as for the hair. Honey may also be used directly with some olive oil as a hair conditioner.