3 lbs Honey from Portland, Oregon
Beyond traditional medicine, the Russians and the Germans used honey extensively during WWI to treat ulcers, boils, and other inflammatory conditions. Its use for treating ulceration’s following carcinoma surgeries is also well documented.
In a Nepal Journal of Neuroscience article published in 2006, doctors treated patients suffering from multiple sclerosis somewhat effectively with honey. Unlike other anti-inflammatory medicines, such as corticosteroids, honey doesn’t have the dangerous side effects.
There is no substitute for monitoring blood sugar levels and insulin injections for individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. However, honey has shown to have value. It can be useful as a cane sugar replacement in coffee, tea, and other applications where sweetness is desired.
In 2004, the Journal of Medical Foods published an article that linked honey to decreased blood glucose levels, improve lipid profiles, and stimulated insulin secretion. Honey has also been associated with a lower glycemic index than sucrose or glucose in normal diabetes.