On the blue zones island of Ikaria, people will start their day with a spoonful of honey, taken like medicine. There, it is used for everything from treating wounds to curing hangovers.
This 100% pure honey naturally works as an antiseptic, fortifier, soother, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, and bactericide. Natural honey is composed of minerals such as sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, vitamins A, C and B complex. Honey can sweeten up to 25 times more than sugar, and it is also easily digestible.