Honey – An Effective Immunity Booster - Amber Gold Honey

Honey – An Effective Immunity Booster

Ayurveda’s most preferred ingredient honey is a golden coloured liquid that is made up of the nectar that bees suck from flowers. Honey aka Madhu is consumed for over 4000 years after knowing its remarkable benefits in recent times its consumption has increased. The magic of honey can act upon your immunity system too. You can add many of the natural ingredients available to honey and make it much more effective. It is proven that consumption of honey can help you combat diseases and infection in your body.

How does honey help in boosting immunity?

Consuming raw honey can improve the digestive system due to its antioxidant, anti-fungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. The main reason for honey being an immunity booster is flavonoids and polyphenols present in it that act as antioxidants. These antioxidants are capable of neutralising free radicals present in the body. It is also proven to increase T and B lymphocytes, antibodies, neutrophils, eosinophils and natural killer cells generation.

Oligosaccharides is a sugar present in honey that is proven to have immunopotentiating effects and also non-sugar components are important as they have an immunomodulatory effect.

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