Did you know that honey can be kept for years and years, and it still won’t go bad? Interesting, right? Honey is a natural sweetener that is produced by bees from the nectar of flowers has a mouth-watering taste when added to milk which has a rich and creamy texture, making a delicious beverage that is very hard to resist and is comforting like a warm hug.
Also, the preparation of this amazing beverage is no rocket science, you just have to add one teaspoon of honey to one glass of warm milk, mix it well, and your drink is ready. Apart from that, because of its amazing taste, the combination of milk and honey is used worldwide to make several delicious desserts. Also, milk and honey have been used as natural remedies for ages to cure several other health diseases.
Honey is 80% of natural sugar (mostly fructose and glucose) and 20% of water and contains several essential vitamins and minerals, which makes it safe for people suffering from diabetes who have a sweet tooth if had in the prescribed amount. Milk contains golden nutrients such as Calcium, Vitamin D, Potassium, Cholesterol, Vitamin A, Sodium, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Phosphorus, and much more, which help in curing several diseases such as impotence, cough, asthma, arthritis, tuberculosis, pneumonia, indigestion, hair and skin related disorders, tuberculosis, diseases of the nervous system, cardiovascular and renal conditions, hypertension and much more. Amazing, isn’t it?
As milk and honey contain a lot of health benefits, we should consume them every day. Here are the five benefits of drinking honey and milk that you need to know:
Helps in improving fertility
It is important for a man and as well as a woman to be highly fertile in order to conceive. Lack of infertility can be caused due to a lot of reasons. In men, less fertility involves oligospermia, which is also known as low sperm count and erectile dysfunction. At the same time, women can face ovulatory disorders such as PCOD/PCOS, which further causes problems in conceiving. It is very important to eat food items and have a lifestyle that can promote fertility in men and women. Honey and milk contain antioxidants, zinc, B vitamins, nitric acid, Vitamin A, and much more, which help in promoting the flow of blood to the penis, which helps in curing erectile dysfunction. It also helps in saving the sperm from harmful damage caused by oxidative stress and improving semen volume, sperm motility, etc. In women, honey and milk help in honey strengthening the ovaries and uterus, which eventually leads to improved fertility.
Helps in providing healthy skin
Who doesn’t want radiant skin? Due to hormonal imbalance, disturbance in PH levels, environment, or anything, we can get acne, blemishes, and other skin-related disorders. The skin is the outermost covering that protects our body; it is very important to take good care of the skin. Honey and milk are rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties, proteins, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals, which help in protecting the skin from harmful damage caused by free radicals and help in keeping the skin acne and wrinkle-free. Also, it helps in reducing the from the skin by hydrating the skin from deep within and by moisturizing it naturally, which eventually leads to glowing and radiant skin.
Helps in strengthening bones
After 30 or menopause, women start to lose their bone density. A lack of several nutrients can lead to low bone density in both men and women. It is very important to take care of our bones to avoid several serious bone-related diseases such as Osteoporosis, Exostosis, etc. Milk and honey are high in calcium, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, Vitamin D, etc. nutrients that promote bone health. Furthermore, it protects bone from oxidative stress and chronic low-grade inflammation caused after menopause and aging which eventually leads to better bone health.
Helps in curing insomnia
If you are facing trouble falling asleep, no matter how hard you try, higher are the chances that you are suffering from insomnia. Lack of sleep disrupts the smooth functioning of life. It leads to several mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression, etc. It is very important to take a good 7–9-hour sleep in order to function properly. Milk and honey are rich in protein and an amino acid called tryptophan which helps in promoting relaxation by encouraging the production of serotonin and melatonin, which leads to a sedative effect which eventually leads to putting one to sleep effectively.’
Mentioned above are the four elaborated benefits of drinking honey and milk. But it is always advised to seek professional help as if you are lactose intolerant, milk and honey might cause harm to your health. And as it is high in sugar and calories, it can lead to several heart-related diseases, increased blood sugar, and much more. Also, the nature of milk and honey is warm; daily consumption might cause or worsen acne and several other skin ailments.