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I m NT under medication. I jst apply manuka honey. My friend got herpes after few day I have one.we dont even kiss.is ths forever? I m worried

I m NT under medication. I jst apply manuka honey.
My friend got herpes after few day I have one.we dont even kiss.is ths forever? I m worried

Yes and no: Oral herpes is extremely common; most adults test positive for it. Once you get it, like all viruses in the herpes family, it stays in your body forever. However, most people get an initial outbreak & never get it again, or only get outbreaks when under stress. For the few with frequent outbreaks drugs can help. Using topical melissa oil can be very helpful. See http://tinyurl.com/k4rcly5 ...Read more

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Got stung by a honey bee on toe 2 days ago and foot is swollen. Got tetanus shot and medications yesterday but became purplish today. Is it normal?

Got stung by a honey bee on toe 2 days ago and foot is swollen. Got tetanus shot and medications yesterday but became purplish today. Is it normal?

No: No, I would not say it is normal. It may be just related to the sting, but you may also be developing an infection in that area. I would not hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Manuka honey benefits?

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Manuka honey benefits?

Manuka honey: Contains Hydrogen Peroxide which has Antibacterial action. It also contains Methylglyoxal which serves same purpose. ...Read more

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Is honey good for you?

Is honey good for you?

Qualified yes: Honey is good for you in moderation - if you aren't diabetic or pathologically overweight. ...Read more

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How healthy is raw honey?

How healthy is raw honey?

Generally safe: Raw honey takes advantage of the fact that honey is naturally antibacterial. Most honey degrades by crystallization rather than decompostion or mold formation. Raw honey is a source of carbohydrate calories so it is equivalent in many ways to sugar although natural food afficionados prefer it as a sweetener rather than processed sugar. ...Read more

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Does honey help cuts heal?

No but may keep clea: Honey does not increase wound healing speed, but it does keep bacteria from growing in the wound and may decrease the likelihood of infection. ...Read more

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Why is honey good for you?

Why is honey good for you?

Mildly antibacterial: and easily digested. OTOH, it IS sugar, which is categorically bad for you. And it can harbor certain spores so not always good. ...Read more

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How come honey stop you coughing?

It does so by: Honey will soothe the irritation of the upper airway which can help decrease coughing triggers. Do not give honey to anyone less than 1 year of age. ...Read more

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What are benefits of manuka honey?

What are benefits of manuka honey?

Wound salve: M?nuka honey is a monofloral honey produced in new zealand and australia from the nectar of the m?nuka tree. It is very thick. Many believe that it has antibacterial and anti-infective properties and makes a good wound salve although not for the most serious or chronic wounds. Wild honey has been used on scrapes and cuts for thousands of years. Pasteurized honey doesn't work, only raw, wild honey. ...Read more

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Does honey help with allergic coughs?

Does honey help with allergic coughs?

It might!: it helps IRRITATIVE coughs and one "irritation" can be POLLEN!

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Benefit of honey mixed with Aleo vera?

Benefit of honey mixed with Aleo vera?

Explanation : Both remedies are very good for " cold". You can take them separate or mix. ...Read more

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Have you had a bad experience using honey?

No: In fact honey can be very helpful in. Many conditions , have u had a bad experience? ...Read more

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At what age can I give my child real honey?

At what age can I give my child real honey?

After 3: It is recommended that we wait until three years of age or about to offer pure honey. Honey cannot be pasturized so it rarely can have a bacteria which can cause botulism. This causes a person to lose muscle function and can cause one to stop breathing. Therefore not until they can communicate.....About 3. ...Read more

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Child below one year we can give them honey?

Child below one year we can give them honey?

We don't in the US: I know some fare east cultures like to offer honey as a ritual celebration & wish for success. However, there are often spores(seeds) of botulism germs in the product that can grow in a babies digestive tract and cause infant botulism.This can cause paralysis of the breathing muscle & baby can die. We don't offer honey until after 1yr when it is no longer a problem. ...Read more

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How are amber honey and other honeys different?

How are amber honey and other honeys different?

It's darker: Honey differs mainly by the plants from which the bees collected the nectar. There can be differences in taste, color, and aroma. There are studies showing the differences between the use of raw honey vs pasteurized honey in wound care and nutrition. I have not found any studies making a statement about amber honey. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can honey do for the body?

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Can you tell me what can honey do for the body?

Antimicrobial: Medicinal honey can serve as an antimicrobial when applied to wounds. Check out http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23782759 & http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3609166/. Of course, when consumed, it can serve as a source of energy, too. ...Read more

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