Honey and Lemon: The Winter Duo

A mix of trace elements and vitamins: a must have in the colder months. Honey and Lemon have been paired for millennia. Honey, like lemon, has multiple fields of application, like the pharmaceutical, medical, cosmetology, and culinary field, just to name a few. Have you ever experienced the benefits of their synergic action? Just dissolve lemon flavored hard candy in hot tea, and add new drops of mixed flower honey to it. You should also try these others powerful lemon and honey-based remedies for a sore throat.

Cosmetic

In Egypt, honey is mixed with lemon to create a slightly analgesic, natural depilatory wax. There are many propolis-based preparations on the market today.  “Nectar of the Gods” nourishing creams, soaps, and hydrating bubble baths populate the shelves of herbalist shops worldwide. Ever tried a lemon juice and honey face mask to gently pamper, tone, and brighten your skin? Teenage acne? No problem! The infallible beauty duo has the perfect remedy for you too!

Culinary

Besides being widely used in sweet-and-sour meat marinades and sauces, honey and lemon are essential ingredients for a wide variety of desserts: cookies, fruit tarts, brioches, cakes… There are several types of honey on the market…ever tried lemon honey? Citrus honey is often used to treat gastric ulcers and spasms, as well as to facilitate digestion. Would you like to try making it? Here’s a quick and easy recipe.