Studies have shown that raw organic honey can help reduce pain and inflammation associated with fibromyalgia. A 2018 study published in the Journal of Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine found that honey improved pain scores and sleep quality in fibromyalgia patients. The study also found that honey helped to reduce the levels of inflammatory markers in the patients' blood.
In 2009, the Commission on Human Medicines (UK) advised that there is evidence that over the counter cough medicines cause more harm than benefit... In August 2018, Public Health England issued guidelines to GPs that patients should treat acute coughs with honey instead of being prescribed antibiotics.
In a study published in 2017, researchers found that daily intake of raw organic honey reduced both the intensity and the frequency of migraine headaches. The research, which was published in the Journal of Headache Pain, involved 50 people with migraine headaches.
Our honeys are delicious enough to be eaten on their own by the spoonful, but here are still six ways to incorporate this natural sweetener into your diet in place of refined sugar.