Bruise honey: description and composition, useful properties and contraindications

Bruise honey: description and composition, useful properties and contraindications

Bruise honey is a product produced by bees from the nectar of a flower called bruise. Grass is considered a weed on the farm, but it is unreasonable for beekeepers to fight it. After all, the plant is an excellent honey plant, which is very fond of bees. Honey from bruise nectar has exquisite taste qualities. It is enriched with all the essential vitamins and minerals, which is why it is used in traditional medicine for oral or external application.

Description and useful properties of bruise honey

Bruise honey is a first grade product. It is characterized by excellent organoleptic properties, which means:

  • product taste;
  • consistency;
  • smell;
  • color;
  • aftertaste.

Important! The bruise plant itself is unfit for consumption, as it belongs to the category of poisonous crops. However, decoctions from it, like honey, are allowed to be taken orally, observing precautions and strict dosage.

A bee product highly valued for its ability:

  • normalize blood circulation;
  • strengthen immunity;
  • stimulate regenerating, wound healing processes;
  • stabilize the activity of the digestive system;
  • remove excess bad cholesterol from the blood;
  • eliminate joint pain;
  • fight the inflammatory process;
  • provide anesthetic, antiseptic, bactericidal action.

It is used for colds, arthrosis, rheumatism, various violations of the integrity of the skin. Delicious mixtures with immunostimulating and antiviral effects are prepared from it. But it has sweet medicine and contraindications, so make sure you can use it as directed.

Composition and calorie content

Bee product has a multicomponent composition, which is formed:

  • glucose;
  • fructose;
  • amino acids;
  • antioxidants;
  • enzymes;
  • organic acids;
  • essential oils;
  • phytohormones.

Also, honey contains vitamins and vitamin-like substances of group B, retinol, tocopherol, ascorbic acid. The bee product contains all valuable macro- and microelements, including zinc, magnesium, selenium, calcium, potassium and others.

It has an average energy value: 310 kilocalories per 100 grams.

When and where bruise honey is harvested

The bruise plant is unpretentious to growing conditions. It is equally resistant to cold and drought. The most common culture is in Altai and Western Siberia. It is collected in meadows or fields. The collection period is around the end of August.

Use and recipes of honey

Natural product used for treatment:

  • neuroses;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • cardiac disorders;
  • vascular disease;
  • colds;
  • diseases of the digestive system;
  • headaches;
  • bronchial asthma;
  • inflammatory skin lesions;
  • ENT pathologies.

It is possible to use the product for toxicosis in pregnant women. But you need to use it carefully. Best recipes with honey:

  • Treatment of neurosis. Mix 1 part royal jelly with 100 parts bruise honey. Take the medicine half a teaspoon 2-3 times a day for 3 weeks. If necessary, the course of therapy can be repeated after a short break.
  • Treatment of atherosclerosis or other cardiovascular diseases. Peel and then grate 250 grams of garlic on a fine grater, mix it with 350 grams of liquid bruise honey.The mass must be thoroughly stirred, put the container with the mixture in a dark place, insist for a week. The finished product is taken 15 milliliters three times a day half an hour before meals. The course of therapy lasts at least 2 months.
  • Wound healing. To accelerate the process of regeneration of damaged skin tissues, the product is used externally. It can be applied to the affected areas in the form of an ointment or bandaged after lubrication of wounds on the body. Procedures can be carried out no more than 2 times a day.

To strengthen immunity, prevent colds or other diseases, the product is used according to the same principle as regular honey.

Harm and contraindications

The use of bruise honey is contraindicated in:

  • individual intolerance to the body of the components of the product;
  • allergies to any bee products;
  • diabetes;
  • breastfeeding;
  • chronic liver or kidney disease.

Do not give honey to children under 3 years of age.

If you have an allergy to sweetness or you abuse it, then the following symptoms may occur:

  • skin rashes;
  • nausea;
  • bloating;
  • disorders of the digestive function due to a decrease in the acidity of the stomach;
  • flaking and redness, possibly swelling on the skin;
  • stool disorders.

Also remember that the use of the product in the presence of contraindications to it can aggravate the course of your illness.

Dosage for children and adults

For an adult, the standard dose of honey is 1 tablespoon per day. With an increased load on the body, the volume of the product consumed increases to 2-3 tablespoons. However, they should be taken not for 1 time, but for 3 - in the morning, afternoon and evening.

Children from the age of 3 are allowed to give no more than 15 milliliters of a sweet product per day. If the child is not allergic, it is allowed to use honey daily for a long period of time.

Storage rules

Bruise honey storage requirements are standard. Glass jars or plastic containers are equally well suited for it. But do not use metal or enamel containers for the product so that it does not turn sour.

It is best to put the container with the treat in the refrigerator or cellar. It is important to protect it from direct sunlight, excessive dryness or, conversely, high humidity.

Do not be surprised if after a while you find that the mass is sugared. This is a normal process that occurs about a month after honey is pumped out. Crystallization will not impair the composition or beneficial properties of the sweet medicine in any way, so you don’t need to throw it away - just melt it in a water bath at a minimum heat.

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