Plastic Surgery Blog: Honey for Your HealthPosted on June 5, 2017
Natural food sources for your health are interesting ways to benefit not only the way that we feel but also the way that we look. According to recent online article honey is one of the food substances that has health benefits that date back centuries. According to the article Cleopatra allegedly bathed in milk and honey. The wellness experts say that honey has healing benefits-specifically the unpasteurized and darker varieties of honey. Medicinal Manuka from New Zealand is also laced with medicinal healing benefits. According to the article honey can be used as a hydrating acne fighting facial mask. As a humectant, honey is believed to draw water to the skin hydrating it and relieving dryness and irritation. Honey also has antibacterial properties which can be beneficial to acne prone skin. Experts recommend raw honey as the best concentration. Honey has been known to soothe sore throats, quiet coughs, and increase immunity. Honey naturally contains B vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, and is high in minerals like calcium and magnesium, bioflavonoids, and antioxidants. It is also known to be helpful for people suffering from allergies. Dr. Kim encourages patients to maintain the healthiest diet and active lifestyle they can. When patients feel healthy it can be discouraging when their face begins to show their age. Dr. Kim recommends patients take advantage of anti-aging procedures as soon as they begin to see the signs of aging. Most patients begin with noninvasive procedures like Botox injections or fillers. These can help patients maintain a youthful appearance for quite some time. Eventually patients will need to consider more permanent measures like a facelift, brow lift, and blepharoplasty. While these procedures may seem drastic, the reality is that patients who invest in facial rejuvenation procedures are known to look at least 10 years younger for the rest of their lives.