Honeysuckle is a common flower that grows wild in the US and other moderate climates around the world such as Europe, Britain, Korea, Japan, and China… and it has many great health benefits.
Tea – Honeysuckle flowers, stems, and leaves make a nice sweet healing tea that you will enjoy.
Headaches – Honeysuckle tea can help with headaches and neck tension.
Inflammation – Honeysuckle is well known for getting rid of sore swollen eyes and breasts.
Fevers – Honeysuckle also helps to reduce fevers… and thus help with infections such as colds and flues.
Antibacterial & Antiviral – Honeysuckle is also well known for preventing bacteria from growing – it’s a natural antibiotic. Killing bacterial such as strep, salmonella, staph, and even tuberculosis bacteria… and also works for killing viruses.
Asthma – Honeysuckle helps with bronchitis, asthma, and other lung conditions by soothing away irritation.
Nausea and Stomach Pains – Honeysuckle works wonders for those going through chemotherapy or any other treatment which causes nausea and stomach disorders, and it also helps with the nausea caused by hepatitis – C.
Bladder Infections – Honeysuckle tea works well for those who come down with frequent bladder infections.
Arthritis – Being a very good anti-inflammatory agent Honeysuckle works well for the pain and swelling of arthritis.
Rosacea – Honeysuckle can also help with rosacea… which is red patches of skin on or around the nose.
Diuretic and Detox – Honeysuckle is a good detoxing agent for the body… because it gets rid of excess fluids and detoxes the blood and liver.
Skin – Honeysuckle is great for rashes, acne, poison ivy, sunburns, burns, blemishes, and all sorts of skin irritations.
Diabetes – Honeysuckle can also help maintain a good blood sugar balance.
Diarrhea – Being a good astringent agent Honeysuckle helps sooth away diarrhea.
Sore Throats – Honeysuckle works great as a gargle for sore throats and irritated mucus membranes because it’s very astringent.
Vitamin C – Honeysuckle has lots of Vitamin C which boosts your immune system and helps to fight off infections.
Antioxidants and Bioflavonoids – Honeysuckle also contains powerful antioxidants that slow the aging process, get rid of free radicals, help to prevent DNA damage, and thus also help to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. These include Quercetin, and Rutin and many more important agents.
Immune Boosting – Honeysuckle is full of great antioxidants that stimulate your immune system and thus keeping you healthy.
Contains – Also contains potassium for water regulation, magnesium for preventing migraine headaches, and lots of other important trace minerals including calcium for strong bones.
Chinese Medicine – In Traditional Chinese Medicine Honeysuckle is well known for treating inflammation, skin infections, diarrhea, and fevers.
Edible – Honeysuckle Flowers can be added to salads and have a nice sweet taste that augments any green salad.
Massage Oils – Honeysuckle can be used in massage oils for sore muscles and tension.
Dose – Most people use one tablespoon of dried Honeysuckle flowers, leaves, or stems in quart of hot water. Steep the Tea for 3 to 5 minutes… then take one to three cups a day as needed.
Where to Buy – You can buy Honeysuckle tea on-line or ask for it at your local health food store. Also remember – There are many different varieties of Honeysuckle and not all of them can be used for tea.
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