Wednesday, November 9

Secrets of honey for beauty and health

At first sight all know about honey. But let’s glance more deeply - in a chemical compound of flower honey. It contains phosphorus, iron, magnesium, calcium, chlorine, copper, sulphur, lead and others macro- and microcells. Science confirmed some similarity between mineral structure of honey and human blood. Honey consists of more than 70 chemical elements without which human life would be inconceivable.

Honey - a sweet substance developed by bees from floral nectar they collect and process with help of diastasis. Nectar or processed juice of a bee is put in honeycombs, where process of transformation into honey proceeds.

Since long time honey is used in cosmetology for beauty and health preservation. Medical effect of honey is promoted by structure of sugars, mineral substances, microcells, vitamins, enzymes, biologically active substances. Honey is use as bracing, toning up means restoring force. It is applied in treatment of wounds and burns, cardiovascular system, kidneys, liver, bilious ways, gastroenteric path diseases .

Honey secrets for your beauty and health!
A well-known mathematician of Ancient Greece Pythagoras asserted that he lived to a ripe old age because he used honey.
Besides honey, other products of bees are used in cosmetology, such as royal jelly, propolis and wax.

Royal jelly stimulates exchange processes in skin, giving it elasticity, promotes active regeneration of skin, normalises fatty balance, renders bracing, toning up and antiseptic influence.

Propolis is traditionally used for treatment and strengthening of hair of any type. It contains all necessary vegetative pitches, essence, mineral salts and vitamins, which help keeping splendour, shine and elasticity of hair, and also accelerate their growth considerably.

Beeswax is a magnificent natural scrub. It delicately peels lifeless cells of skin, cleaning pores and eliminating pollution.

Honey massage
Honey massage is prescribed for creation of velvety and smooth skin, clearing pores, deducing of metabolism products and removal of surpluses of fat content. Experts believe that honey massage is the most effective of all kinds of massage by medical result.
During such massage skin co-operates with biologically active useful substances and vitamins containing in honey. A modern course is calculated on 12-15 sessions. They are arranged every other day so that skin would have time to have a rest.

Honey can be named the most useful product. It contains salts of calcium, sodium, magnesium, copper, iron, sulphur, chlorine, phosphorus contain - all of them have huge value for a human body. Calcium is irreplaceable for a bone tissue; iron lack leads to anaemia; phosphorus is a part of some nucleinic acids, which take part in processes of growth, cell fissions, storages and use of genetic information.

Besides, honey contains almost all microcells which are a part of blood and actively participate in exchange processes: aluminium, iron, iodine, magnesium, sodium, sulphur, zinc, etc. It contains vitamins B1, B2, В3, B5, B6, ВС, carotin. Also honey contains antibacterial and many other useful substances. Recently scientists found out in it big maintenance of antioxidants having antineoplastic influence and interfering development of heart diseases.

For bigger efficiency they add essential oils in honey, depending on what result one wishes to achieve. Proportion: 1 teaspoon honey on 5 drops oil or a mix of oils.
The technics of such massage consists of two movements – cave-in of honey and its vacuum exit. In the beginning honey “occupies” pores, then a masseur “extends” this honey together with metabolism waste (organism waste).

It is important to remember that each zone of a body is processed separately, i.e. at first it is necessary to mass the right side and only after that - left.
First of all it is necessary to warm up skin and muscles of massed area. Simply knead them: warm up skin of hands, slightly pinch it from time to time, knock it with a palm edge. After that put some warm honey on palms and transfer it on a massed zone with easy patting movements .
After massage there are bruises, which dissapear eventually. Procedure is very painful only during first sessions, further skin adapts and massage passes much easier.
After a course of 12 procedures skin becomes velvety, puffiness disappears and cellulitis decreases. Body will look healthy and tightened.

Honey wrap
In the beginning you need a light massage with oil. Then a body is rubbed with orange juice mixed with honey. For active influence of a mix it is necessary to be wrapped up with polyethylene film and blanket. Wraps clear, feed, humidify skin.
It is possible to mix honey with cream or yoghurt, put on a body, and wrap up the way we described above.

Honey bath
Water temperature - 37-37,50С, duration - 15-30 minutes. After filling a bath by water, add 60 g honey (2 table spoons). Contra-indications to taking of honey baths – intolerance of honey, cardiovascular and pulmonary insufficiency, tumoral process, active inflammatory centre, blood diseases, diabetes. Course consists of 12-15 baths, daily or every other day.

Face packs
Honey-egg pack

Pound 1 egg yolk with 1 teaspoon dogrose oil and 1/2 teaspoons beer honey. Add 10 drops of fatty concentrate of vitamins A and E, mix everything and put a mask on face and neck. After 20 minutes wash face with warm, and then cold water. The mask is intended for daily care of  withering skin.

Indian mask - smoothing and clarifying, for fat skin with enlarged pores. Take 1 teaspoon honey, warm milk, potato starch, salt and mix. Put a mix on face skin and neck with a wadded tampon. In 20-25 minutes wash up face at first with warm, then cool water.

Apple-honey mask
Rub peeled apple on a small grater and mix with 1 table spoon honey. Put on face and neck for 15-20 minutes. This mask is for dry and normal skin, rejuvenates and bleaches it.
Honey and propolis are the most valuable products, which are widely used in cosmetology. They feed, soften, humidify and tone up head skin. Honey extract gives hair softness and silkiness, is useful to all types of hair, as prevents their fragility and dryness, promotes their growth, provides fine care of damaged hair.

1. Mix a honey teaspoon with 3 teaspoons castor oil. Warm up a mix slightly and put on hair. Wash off in an hour смойте.
2. Stir a honey teaspoon well with a table spoon mayonnaise, 2 crushed garlic cloves and 1 yolk. Such mask can be left for a night. In the morning wasg head and rinse with infusion of grasses.
3. Mix 2 teaspoons honey, 2 yolks and 2 teaspoons burr oils. Rub mix in a head skin, wash off in 40 minutes. Such mask is effective at hair fall and dandruff formation. Do it once a week within 2-3 months.
4. A nutritious honey aloe mask for hair.
Crush fleshy aloe leaf and mix it with 1 table spoon honey, 1 table spoon castor oil, 1 yolk and 1 tea spoon cognac. Rub a mix in hair and wash with water in 2 hours. Do this mask once a week - and in 4 weeks you will receive excellent result!
Honey mask for hands

Our hands require feed and care.
If skin of hands became dry and wrinkled, make a honey mask after which it will become elastic and soft again.
1 table spoon honey, 1 egg yolk and 1 tea spoon small pounded porridge.
Carefully mix all components and put received mix on a skin of hands for 20-30 minutes. It is better to do it directly before going to bed. Then you can leave this mask on hands for all night long, having dressed cotton gloves.
Do not forget to smile and fill heart with love: it is preventive maintenance of all illnesses!

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