Honey has been used for over 10000 years, not only in the kitchen but also for medicinal, healing and skin care as well. Due to its capability, honey has been studied to determine that its ingredients and properties are the reasons behind its variety of use. As far back as the first century BC, honey has been used in skin care. It is this link to beauty regimens that has lead to modern day use of honey in skin care products. Honey not only keeps the skin young and beautiful but it smooths the skin of blemishes and keeps it soft and supple….
Honey has long been used as food, a sweetener, in skin care, for medicinal purposes and in several other facets of everyday living. Honey has been in use for over 10000 years, with several different cultures using it in different aspects of life. For some honey is part of a religious belief that is held sacred and for others honey has long been used for health and medicinal purposes. No matter how honey has been used it has stood the test of time and continued to prove itself as a worthy and valuable food source….
Along with calcium, magnesium is found in bones and is important in the conduction of electrical impulses of the muscles and nerves. Magnesium, like calcium, is a relaxant yet either one in excess causes a malfunction of the nervous s ystem. Keeping both minerals in balance is important.
Most magnesium is found in the cell where it activates the enzymes necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates and amino acids. It is involved in insulin secretion and function. Magnesium has been shown to reduce hyperactivity in children who had low magnesium levels. It may improve vision in glaucoma patients, lower blood pressure, and may be a factor in chronic fatigue syndrome. The mineral is refined out of many foods and amounts are lost during cooking of foods.