Honey is a boon of nature. Bees collect flower’s sweetness and juice in hives; it is called “Honey”. Honey eliminates every types of gas trouble and breaks the kidney stone. It is expectorant and its use makes the liver strong. It refreshes the body and regulates the chocked menstrual excretion. It increases breast’s milk and body strength. Honey is light and digests easily consequently it mingles in blood soon. It enhances the body power. If honey is taken with hot products, its nature becomes hot and if you take it with cold products, it becomes cool. Sugar is also prepared from honey. If there are sugar pieces in honey, there is no need to be worried about its purity. Country, era and place affect the honey. Honey contains potassium which destroys the viruses of diseases. Honey treats different diseases caused by virus like- typhoid and bronchitis pneumonia. Lack of iron elements in the blood is the cause of pale skin of a person. Honey contains plenty of iron. Taking honey mixing with lemon juice or milk after the meals twice a day is useful for good health. Honey contains 50 percent glucose, 37 percent fructose, 20 percent sucrose, 20 percent maltose and same quantity of dextrins, gum, wax, chlorophyll and fragrance. It also contains vitamins A, B-6, B-12 and a little quantity of vitamin-C. Honey is sweet. It contains such minerals which are essential for the body as iron, copper, manganese, silica, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, sulphur, iodine, carotene and anti-septic substances.
Composition of honey: Honey is thick, viscous, fragrant, sweet, liquid, partially transparent and light brown. It is prepared naturally by the honeybees. Honey contains water and sugar but this sugar is not like artificial sugar, it is obtained from the fruits and flowers. Bees collect this sugar laboriously.
Kinds of Honey: Bees prepare 8 kinds of honey. The names of honey are according to bees.
- Oily colored honey that is prepared by yellow bees is called “Makkshik shahad”. It is light and useful for eye diseases, jaundice, piles, asthma, wound, tuberculosis and cough.
- The honey which is pure like crystal gem (Mani) and prepared by black bees is called “Bhramar shahad”. It is sweet, juicy and greasy as well as takes time in digestion. It purifies the blood and calm the burning sensation of urine. This honey is useful for controlling the nerves.
- The honey which is collected by small pingla bees is called “Akshodra shahad”. This honey of light yellow color has the same qualities as the makkshik honey has. It is beneficial especially for the treatment of diabetes.
- Ghee colored honey is prepared by micro-black bees like mosquito. This honey is called “Pootik shahad”. It is dry and hot in nature. It is useful for the treatment of burning sensation, dysuria, diabetes, tumours and wound. It is the cause of stomach gas. It checks bile and blood disorders.
- Yellow colored bees named “Varta” make their hives in Himalayan forests. This honey is called “Chhatra shahad”. It is greasy, cool and takes time in digestion. It increases thirst and destroys the worms. It normalize the disturbed blood caused by bile disorder and is very good remedy in skin diseases, diabetes and illusion. It alleviates the poising.
- Some bees are yellow with sharp mouth like black bees. These bees are called “Ardhya”. The honey prepared by these bees is called “Aardhyamadhu”. This honey is pungent, bitter, restorative and very useful for the eyes. It eliminates bile and phlegm. It makes the body strong.
- Yellow colored honey which is prepared by yellow colored small bees is called “Ooddolik shahad”. It is sweet, tasty, hot, sour and pungent. It ends hoarseness and leprosy. It alleviates the poisoning and increases the bile. This honey is hardly available.
- A type of juice which falls from the flowers and collects on the leaves is called “Dal shahad”. This juice is sweet, pungent, heavy and sour. It is light, tasty, dry, pungent, greasy, heavy, nutritive and very sweet. It is very beneficial in the burning sensation, vomiting and diabetes. It also brings the phlegm out. This honey is considered as “Tree liquid” (Vrakshodrav).
The qualities, taste and colour of honey are affected according to the kinds of bees and herbs. Honey has a difference in its nature according to era and place. The hives of honey which are found on neem, myrolelans tree and other trees contain some qualities of tree too. The time of honey gathering also affects the honey. Honey extracted from the juice of herbal medicines in winters or springs, is the best and the honey which is collected in summer or rainy season has not such qualities. The honey which is acquired from the hives of forests is better than the hives of villages or towns.
There are two kinds of honey-
First- Makkhiya honey
Second- Kratiya honey
If honey bees sting when they are tried to fly away from their hive, the honey of such hives is called called “Makkhiya shahad”.
When we throw a stone piece on honey’s hive and there is no reaction by the honey bees, the honey which is found in the hives of such bees is called “Kratiya shahad”.
There is a little difference between the qualities and taste of both kinds of honey. Bees of ‘Kratiya honey’ are very small and make hives in the hollow of a tree. The honey of bees is accepted better than the honey of females of black bees. Honey is collected twice a year, first in march-April and second in October-November. Honey turns into sour and liquid in rainy season because of cold. Honey contains iron and alkali which purify the blood and enhances red cells of blood. Honey provides strength and warmth to the body. Its sourness is very beneficial in asthma, cough, hiccup and breathing problems. Honey should not be taken with hot products. Warm water should not be drunk after taking honey. The patient who suffers from the body warmth should not take honey in summers because it works as poison. Honey is obtained in the summer season.
According to Scientists, Honey contains 42 percent sugar, 35 percent sugar and remained quantity of glucose. Glucose is soluble in blood and digests easily. Its sugar digests easily and causes burning sensation. It is stimulant, nutritive and provides strength to the body. This is the reason that its use is very beneficial in the treatment of indigestion, fever, vomiting, diabetes and acidity. It ends fatigue and the weakness of the heart. It quenches the thirst and alleviates poisoning. Its sugar has a good ability to destroy the effects of antimony, chloroform, carbontetracloride and other poisonous liquids. The sourness of honey contains the pure acid of apple and the citric acid of orange. This sourness excites the stomach and is helpful in digestion. The sourness and enzymes of honey enhance the capacity of intestines and dejecta comes out easily. Honey should not be taken in excessive quantity. Give 20 to 25 grams honey to the child and 40 to 50 grams to young at a time. Taking milk, ghee and honey during initial stage of fever is like poison. If someone has swallowed poison or poisonous products, don’t give honey to him. Its use increases the capacity of poison and the patient may be the victim of death. Take raw coriander and pomegranate to removes all the side effects of honey.
Name in different languages:
English : Honey
Hindi : Madhu, Shahad
Sanskrit : Akshodra, Bhrangvat, Pushpasav, Kusumasav, Makarkand ras, Madhu, Sargh, Maakkshik, Madhvik, Pushprsahavya
Marathi : Madhu
Gujrati : Madhu
Punjabi : Shahat
Malayalam : Lava, Madra, Aaper maddu
Bengali : Moo, Madhu
Telugu : Tyan tyena
Tamil : Tyan tyena
Kannada : Jenutupp
Persian : Agvin
Arabic : Enjuvin, Asal ual-nahal
Latin : Mail
Identification of pure honey:
- Mix a few drops of honey in water, if these drops do not loss their existences in the water, it should be considered that honey is pure. If these drops dissolve in water, it is not pure. Make a wick of cotton and soak in honey and then burn in the fire.If this wick burns, it should consider that the honey is pure otherwise not.
- Catch an alive fly and dip into the honey then pour honey drops over the fly to bury it. If fly comes out alive and fly away, it means honey is pure. Honey does not stick on the wings of fly.
- Pour a few drops of honey on a cloth and wipe them. Pure honey does not stick on the cloth.
- There is no mark of honey at the bottom of paper if pure honey is poured on it.
- A dog does not eat pure honey.
- Pure honey contains fragrance. Pure honey is freezes (refrigerate) in winter and melts in the summer season.
How take honey: If one feels any problem by the use of honey, one should take lemon. Its use removes the side effects of honey and provides relief in many diseases. One can take honey mixing with milk, water, curd, cream, tea, toasts, bread, vegetables, fruits’ juice and lemon. Honey should be taken with hot beverages in winters and with cold beverages in summers. It should be taken in natural form in rainy season.
Never heat honey on flame and honey should not be mixed in excessive hot beverages. If a person does so, all nutritive elements disappear. It should be taken with lukewarm water or light hot milk. Honey works as poison if honey is mixed with ghee and oily products in equal quantity.
Precaution: Its excessive use is very harmful for the health. It causes bascillary dysentery and creates pain. Its treatment is very hard. If a person feels problem by taking honey, he should take one gram coriander powder followed by 20 grams vinegar of pomegranate.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Bed wetting: Some children urinate on the bed during sleep at night. It is a type of disease. Giving honey to the child before sleeping at night cures this disease.
- Take one spoon pure honey mixing with cold water to get relief in stomach pain.
- Lick a little honey mixing with one pinch dry ginger. Its use gets rid of stomach pain.
- Make a sauce by crushing 2 leaves of basil plant. Take this sauce mixing with half spoon of honey to get rid of stomach pain.
- Mix one spoon honey in one glass lukewarm water before sleeping at night. This formula clears out the stomach in the morning.
- Mix one spoon lemon juice and half spoon of honey in one glass of water. The disease named indigestion is cured by the use of this medicine.
- Lick honey mixing with the powder of 2 black peppers to get relief in indigestion.
- Make the powder by grinding a little caraway and dry ginger together. This powder should be licked mixing with honey.
- Honey should be taken mixing with lukewarm water.
4. Loose motions:
- Mix aniseed, coriander and cumin seeds’ powder with honey. Licking this mixture many times a day stops loose motions.
- Lick honey mixing with the powder of pomegranate seeds. Its use stops loose motions.
5. Stomach worms: Take one pinch caraway powder mixing with one spoon honey thrice a day. Its use kills stomach worms.
- Make the powder by grinding dry ginger, black pepper, long pepper and rock salt together. Taking half pinch this powder with one spoon honey thrice a day is good remedy of this disease.
- Grind 1-2 black peppers and 2 cloves together. Lick this mixture mixing with honey to get relief in this disease.
7. Acidity: Make the powder by grinding coriander and cumin seeds together. Lick this powder mixing with honey to get rid of this disease.
8. Constipation: Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of aniseed, coriander and caraway together. Taking half spoon of this powder with honey thrice a day breaks constipation.
9. Piles: Take one spoon powder of triphla or castor oil mixing in one glass milk before sleeping at night. Its use breaks constipation and the victim gets rid of piles.
- Taking triphala powder mixing with honey is good remedy for the treatment of jaundice.
- Take 12 ml tinospora juice mixing with honey twice a day. Its use provides a lot of relief.
- Taking juice of neem leaves mixing with half spoon honey twice a day provides relief.
- Mix nitre and impure carbonate of potash (Javakhar) together and take this mixture with water thrice a day. It provides relief in jaundice. The urine of the victim becomes clear.
- Rub pure honey on the head to stop headache. The patient gets rid of headache soon.
- Mix half spoon of honey with one spoon pure ghee and apply it on the head. Apply it again on the head after drying one time.
- Apply honey on the both temples of the head if there is headache caused by bile. The patient should lick a little honey mixing along with above remedy.
- Mix lemon juice in honey and apply it on the forehead. Its use stops headache caused by cold, heat and disturbed stomach.
- Mix honey and lime on a paper and put this paper on the painful portion of the head. Its use stops headache.
- Taking honey with meals is a good remedy to stop the headache.
12. Night blindness:
- Apply honey with the help of finger tips or surgical probe in the eyes like collyrium twice a day. Its use provides relief in this disease.
- Mix honey with collyrium and apply it in the eyes for the treatment of night blindness.
- Apply honey in the eyes like collyrium. Its use is good remedy for the treatment of night blindness. Eyesight enhances by its use.
13. Eyes inflammation:
- Mix the pulp of neem fruit with honey and apply it in eyes like collyrium. Its use provides relief.
- Apply pure honey with the help of finger tips or surgical probe in the eyes like collyrium to get relief in this disease.
14. Eye diseases:
- Mix one gram tinospora juice with half spoon of honey. Applying this mixture in the eyes with the help of a surgical probe or finger tips regularly gets rid of eyes’ pain. It is also very useful to end eyes’ itching and cataract.
- Mix 4 ml tinospora juice with 2 grams honey to prepare lotion. Apply this lotion in the eyes to get relief in eye diseases.
- Wash eyes with the fresh water in every morning after that mix 2 drops neem juice with 4 drops honey and apply it in the eyes to get relief in eye diseases.
- Mix pure honey with collyrium made from bitter oil. Apply this mixture in the eyes to get relief.
15. Stomatitis (Mouth blisters):
- Toast borax on iron grid and mix honey in it. Apply this mixture on the blisters of the mouth. Mouth blister disappear by its application.
- Prepare the fine powder by grinding small cardamoms and apply on the blisters of the mouth mixing with honey.
- Mix alum in water and add one spoon honey in it. Gargling with this mixture thrice a day gets rid of stomatitis.
- Taking triphala powder mixing with honey reduces excessive warmth of the stomach. Take the powder of Indian goose berry mixing with honey reduces stomach warmth and mouth blisters disappear by its use.
- Grind puffed alum and take it mixing with honey. Or mix it in water and gargle. Both uses are beneficial in this disease.
- Lick liquorice powder mixing with honey to get relief.
- Sucking greater galangal is beneficial in this disease.
- Take 3 to 9 grams powder of beleric myrobalan mixing with honey twice a day to get relief in hoarseness and other diseases of the throat.
- Mix one spoon honey in one cup of warm water and gargle to get relief in hoarseness.
17. Viscous Sputum:
- Rub honey on the chest and wash chest with lukewarm water. Its use prevents phlegm with spitting.
- Rubbing caraway oil on the chest before sleep at night is beneficial.
- Mix ground turmeric, caraway and dry ginger together. After that, take one pinch this mixture mixing with honey to get relief.
- Rub pure honey on the gums and teeth then gargle with lukewarm water. Its use provides relief.
- Mix lemon juice, neem oil and honey together. Rub this mixture on the gums and thereafter gargle with water. Its gets rid of gums pain.
- Mix garlic juice, bitter-gourd juice, ginger juice and honey together. After that, rub this mixture on the gums regularly for 3-4 days ends pyorrhea and other problems of the gums.
- Toast red cardamoms and reduced to powder. Taking this powder mixing with honey is beneficial in cough.
- Grind equal quantity of raisins, date-plum, black pepper, beleric myrobalan and long pepper corns together to prepare powder. Taking 2 pinches this powder with honey is good remedy of cough.
- Licking honey mixing with 3 grams sitopladi powder thrice a day gets rid of cough.
- Give 5 grams honey mixing with 2-3 drops of garlic juice. This is a good remedy for a child in cough.
- Boil one lemon in water and extract its juice in a glass. Mix 28 milliliters glycerine and 84 milliliters honey in this juice and shake it well. Taking one spoon this mixture 4 times a day is useful to get relief in cough.
- The use of honey is very beneficial in cough. Lick 12 grams honey thrice a day brings the phlegm out and the patient gets rid of cough.
- Toast a little alum on grid and lick one pinch this toasted alum mixing with honey thrice a day. It provides relief in this disease.
20. Whooping cough: First, castor oil should be given to the patient to break the constipation. After that treatment should be started. Mix one drop of cloves oil and 10 drops of ginger juice in honey. Give this mixture to the patient thrice a day provides relief in whooping cough.
- Take 4 drops kutthar juice mixing with honey 3-4 times a day provides relief in asthma.
- Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of sarcostemnaa brevistigma (Somlata), costus root, beleric myrobalan, liquorice, leaves of malabar nut tree, galls and bark of Arjuna tree together. Take one spoon this powder mixing with honey and drink hot water when one feels thirst. Its use provides relief in asthma.
22. Ribs pain: Grind Sambhar horn with water and mix honey in it. Rubbing this mixture on the ribs gets rid of ribs’ pain.
23. For the strength of the body: Take one spoon of honey mixing with one cup of milk in the morning regularly. Its use enhances the strength of the body.
- Take one spoon of honey mixing with one spoon ginger juice twice a day to get relief in catarrh. Its use enhances appetite.
- Mix 2 spoons honey, 200 ml light hot milk and half spoon sweet baking soda together. Drinking this mixture twice a day is beneficial in catarrh and influenza. Its use causes excessive sweating but the patient should not walk in the wind.
- Boil 20 grams honey, half gram rock salt and half gram turmeric in 80 ml water and then store. Drink this lukewarm preparation before sleeping at night to get relief in catarrh.
25. Scorpion poison: Apply honey on the affected part to reduce pain.
26. Burning sensation:
- Take 20 grams honey mixing with cold water in every morning. The burning sensation, itching, pimples and other diseases of the skin disappear by using it.
- Apply honey on the burning affected portion to end the burning sensation. Honey should be applied on the wound until it heals completely. White marks appear after curing the wound. Apply honey on these marks and tie bandage to remove white marks.
27. Early ejaculation: A victim of early ejaculation should soak a cotton wad in honey and put it into his naval one hour before copulation. Its use enhances sexual power and ends the problem of early ejaculation.
28. Cough with phlegm:
- Lick 5 grams honey 4 times a day to get relief in cough after expectorating.
- Mix one spoon juice extracted from the leaves of malabar nut tree, one spoon honey and half spoon ginger juice together. Taking this mixture is useful in cough.
- Taking honey mixing with jiggery (gur) is beneficial to stop vomiting.
- Licking honey stops vomiting.
- Lick honey mixing with cloves powder. A pregnant woman remains far from morning sickness by taking this medicine.
30. Blood disorders: Mix 1/8 part of honey in goat milk. Thereafter give to the patient to drink. Its use purifies the blood. The patient should not take salt and chilly during this treatment.
- Take honey mixing with fresh butter provides relief.
- Licking honey mixing with the powder of bitter-gourd provides relief.
32. High blood pressure: Take 2 spoons honey mixing with one spoon lemon juice twice or thrice a day. Its use normalizes to the high blood pressure.
33. Ears pain:
- Drop honey into the ears to get rid of earache. Its use is good remedy for otorrhoea.
- If an insect as centipede has entered into the ear, mix honey with the oil and pour a few drops of it into the ears. Its use provides relief and throws the insect out.
- Mix one gram ground salt with honey and apply it in the eyes twice a day. Its use provides relief.
- Grind sona makkhi and mix honey in it. Apply this preparation in the eyes twice a day to get relief.
- Grind chandroday varti and mix honey in it. Apply this preparation into the eyes to get relief in eye troubles.
35. Eye troubles:
- Take about 7 to 14 milliliters bakul juice mixing with honey. Its use cures all diseases of the eye.
- Taking 7 to 14 milliliters dhanyak juice with 5 to 10 grams honey provides relief in several eye diseases.
- Take about 2 to 6 grams triphala powder mixing with 12 to 24 grams honey thrice a day. Its use is beneficial in eye diseases.
36. Trachoma and corneal opacity: Grind the root of pricking chalf flower mixing with honey. Apply this mixture in the eyes to get rid of corneal opacity and trachoma.
37. Eyes pain: If foreign body falls in the eyes, pour one to two drops of honey or castor oil in the eyes. Its use gets rid of eyes’ pain and foreign body comes out.
38. Sinus of the eye: Heat pure and clean honey and then mix ground cuttle fish bone (smaudrafan) in it and make a wick of it. Keep this wick in the eyes to get rid of sinus soon.
39. Malaria: Grind half gram rock salt and equal amount of turmeric with 20 grams pure honey. Take this preparation with 80 ml water at night to get relief in malarial fever and catarrh.
40. Lungs problems: Honey is beneficial in breath and lungs’ problems.
- Lick one spoon honey mixing with 20 drops garlic juice twice a day. Its use gets rid of pyorrhea and gums’ swelling. It use reduces toothache and prevents offensive smell of the mouth.
- The patient, who has been suffering from loose tooth and gums’ swelling and bleeding, should gargle with honey or mustard oil.
- Take one pinch powder of long pepper mixing with honey. Its use provides relief.
- Mix 2 spoons honey, 200 ml hot milk and half spoon of sweet baking soda together. Taking this mixture twice a day brings excessive sweat and cures influenza.
43. Dentition: Rubbing honey on the child’s gums is useful to get relief in the pain during dentition.
- Grind nirmali with honey and apply it in the eyes during initial stage of cataract. Its use ends cataract.
- Mix 9 parts honey of small bee, one part ginger juice, one part lemon juice and one part juice of white onion together and then filter. Pouring one drop of this mixture in the eyes twice a day ends cataract. Mix 12 parts of rose water in above mixture and pour in the eyes regularly. Its use enhances the eyesight and the patient needs no specks.
- Pour one drop of pure honey in the eyes once or twice a week. Eyesight never reduces but increases by its use. Soak 4 almonds in water overnight and grind them with 4 black peppers in the morning. Take this mixture or take it with sugar-candy followed by milk. Its use enhances eyesight.
45. Pneumonia: In this disease, digestion activity of the patient becomes affected. So rub pure honey on the chest and ribs. Thereafter mix a little honey in lukewarm water and give to the patient to drink. Its use provides relief in this disease.
- Take 10 milliliters juice of Indian olileanum mixing with one gram honey twice a day to get relief.
- Prepare collyrium by taking one gram cuttle fish bone, 5 ml milk of mother breast and honey together. Apply this collyrium in the eyes twice a day to get relief.
47. Inflammation and swelling of the tongue: Keep honey in the mouth for a little span of time. Its use provides relief.
- Mix orbicular dung of rat with honey and put it into the vagina. It is an excellent contraceptive.
- Mix 250 grams honey in 250 ml juice of elephant’s dung. Give this mixture to the woman after menstrual excretion. She does not become pregnant after its use.
49. Hematemesis (Blood vomiting): Take honey mixing with water of laccifer lacca to stop blood vomiting.
50. Blisters of the mouth: Toast about ¼ gram blue vitriol and reduced to powder. Mix 10 grams honey in this mixture and apply it on the blisters of the mouth with the help of a cotton wad. Allow to saliva to fall. Blisters of the mouth disappear and mouth becomes clean by its use.
51. Meal of pregnancy: A pregnant woman becomes the victim of anemia during pregnancy. So a pregnant woman should take such meal that enhances the blood. Take 2 spoons honey regularly to get rid of anemia. Its use enhances the blood. It enhances the strength of body. Thus, a woman will give birth to a healthy child. A healthy baby takes birth by taking honey and milk from the beginning of pregnancy or in the last three months of pregnancy.
- Lick a little honey with the help of finger thrice a day to get relief.
- Take honey and black salt mixing with lemon juice. Its use provides relief in hiccup.
- Lick honey mixing with onion juice to get rid of hiccup.
- Mix about 3 grams honey, 6 ml ginger juice, 3 ml sesame oil and about 120 milligrams rock salt together. Drip a few drops of this mixture in the ears and close the ear with the help of cotton wad. Its use ends deafness and tinnitus aureum. The patient gets rid of ears pain.
- Mix the juice of sun flowers, honey, sesame oil 5 ml each and 3 grams salt together. Dripping this mixture into the ears gets rid of earache.
54. Deafness: Grind cuttle fish bone with honey and drop this mixture into the ear. Its use ends deafness.
55. Impotence: Take honey mixing with milk ends the deficiency of sperm and enhances sperm count. Its use makes the body strong.
56. Otorrhoea: Mix equal quantity of honey and gum of neem tree together. Dripping 2 drops of this mixture in the ears gets rid of otorrhoea.
57. Ear diseases:
- Dripping 3-4 drops of honey into the ears gets rid of earache.
- Mix honey, extract of Indian berberin and milk of the mother’s breast together. Dropping 2-3 drops of this mixture into the ear thrice a day gets rid of otorrhoea. Ear should be cleaned before dropping the preparation.
58. Foreign body in the ear: Make a wick of cotton and soak it in honey. Move this wick in the ear gently. Its use brings all types of insects out from the ear.
59. Wound: Grind myrolealans (Haritaki) with water and mix honey in it. Apply this mixture on chronic wounds to heal them up quickly.
60. Elongation of uvula: Take 4-6 grams honey mixing with 1-3 grams kalak powder twice a day provides relief.
- Give about 150 grams pure honey mixing with water to the patient regularly for 20-25 days. Its use is a good remedy in paralysis.
- Boil about 28 milliliters water and mix 2 spoons of honey in it after cooling. This preparation provides calcium to the body and gets rid of paralysis.
62. Bloody dysentery: Grind one pinch opium with honey. Licking this mixture provides relief in blood amoebic dysentery.
63. Fistula: Mix rock salt with honey and make a wick with this mixture. Put this stick on the sinus to get relief in fistula.
64. Sprain: Mix honey with lime and rub it gently on the affected part. Its use provides relief.
65. Delay in delivery: Say to the pregnant woman to sit in the tub of lukewarm water. Soak a cotton piece in honey and put into the vagina. Its use ends the effect of cold and the woman gives birth to the child soon.
66. Over thirst:
- Keep honey in the mouth for a little span of time and gargle. Its use quenches over thirst.
- Mix honey or sugar in the water and give to the patient to drink. Its use quenches over thirst and inflammation of the throat disappears.
- Keep 20 grams honey in the mouth for 10 minutes then gargle with it. Its use quenches over thirst.
- Boil 20 grams honey in 40 ml water and store it. Drinking this preparation provides relief in this disease.
- Mix black peeper powder and honey in whey and drink. Its use will be beneficial in this disease.
68. Menses troubles: Taking honey with pigeon’s dung continues the menses and its use ends the sterility.
- Take 6 grams saffron mixing with 25 grams honey twice a day to get relief in this disease.
- Take one spoon honey mixing with one spoon triphala powder twice a day. Its use provides relief.
70. Obesity: The victim of obesity should take 120 to 240 grams honey mixing with 100 to 200 milliliters lukewarm water thrice a day. It is a good remedy to get rid of obesity.
71. Guilty: Mix honey and lime properly and apply this mixture on the guilty. It provides relief.
72. Fat: Regular intake of honey mixing with milk increases obesity.
73. Somnambulism (Walking while sleeping):
- Grind about 1-2 grams poppy seeds with honey. Take this preparation by dissolving in honey before going to sleep at night regularly. Its use provides relief in somnambulism and the victim sleeps soundly.
- Take about 3-9 grams powder of beleric myrobalan mixing with pure honey twice a day provides relief.
- Mix one spoon honey and equal amount of lemon juice together. Take 2 spoons this mixture before going to bed at night. Its use gets rid of insomnia and the victim takes sound sleep. If a patient awakes while sleeping, he should take 2 spoons mixture again. Its use brings sound sleep. Take 2 spoons honey mixing with one glass of water. It is good remedy for good sleep.
- Grind poppy seeds with the syrup of honey or sugar and give it to the patient to drink. Its use gets rid of insomnia.
75. Stomach worms:
- Mix 2 spoons of honey in 250 ml water and drink it twice a day. Its use kills stomach worms.
- Take a little quantity of above mixture to kill stomach worms.
- In hemicrania, pain aggravates as the sun rises and reduces as the sun sets. Dripping one drop of honey in the nostril provides relief in hemicrania. But there is condition if there is pain in the left side of head, drip honey in the right side nostril and if there is pain in the right side of the head, drip this medicine in the left side nostril.
- Take 2 spoons honey during the meal regularly. It is a good remedy for the treatment of hemicrania. Its use stops vomiting caused by this disease.
77. Nasal diseases: Take ripe fruit of ficus glomerate roxb (Gular) with honey or jiggery (gur). Its use is a good remedy in epistaxis.
- Take about 1\4 gram to one gram puffed borax’s (khil) mixing with honey. Its use provides relief in convulsion and epilepsy.
- Taking about ¼ gram powder of Indian nard with honey twice a day provides relief in the convulsions of fits.
79. Stomach pain:
- Taking honey gets rid of stomach pain which starts after the meals.
- Mix honey in water and drink. Its use provides relief in stomach pain.
80. For flabby vagina: Mix 10 grams honey with 5 grams pure ghee and apply it on the tight vagina. Its use looses to the tight and narrow vagina.
81. Loss of memory: Taking about 3 grams small fennel mixing with honey in every morning is a good remedy to get rid of weak memory. Its use enhances the memory power.
82. Undeveloped Brain: Taking about ¼ gram silver ash mixing with honey twice a day develops the brain.
83. Chest pain: Take honey and long pepper powder mixing with whey. Its use gets rid of chest pain.
84. To get rid of irritation and gloominess: Take about 1-2 tablets of gulm kutthar with honey twice a day to get rid of irritation and gloominess.
85. For good memory:
- Lick about 3 grams powder of small fennel mixing with honey to enhance memory.
- Take approx 30 grams honey mixing with 20 grams pure ghee after the meals. Its regular use develops the memory.
86. Itching and scabies:
- Mix honey in 6 to 10 ml warm water. Drink this mixture regularly for 45 to 60 days. Its use gets rid of itching, scabies, red flecks and other diseases of the skin. It also provides relief in leprosy.
- Take pure sulphur mixing with honey to get rid of itching. One can take about ¼ gram sulphur according to symptoms of the disease.
87. High blood pressure: Honey should be taken regularly for one week. Its use normalizes high blood pressure.
88. Weakness of the heart: Take about 5-7 grams honey mixing with water regularly. Its use ends the weakness of the heart and strengthens it.
89. Skin diseases:
- Apply pure honey on the pimples affected area. Its use provides relief in this disease.
- Mix a little honey with black soil and then apply on the skin. Its use provides relief in boils and pimples.
90. Spasm of the hands and feet: Take about ¼ gram honey mixing with orpiment ash twice a day. Its use provides relief in the spasm of the hands and feet.
91. Weakness of the heart: Honey is the best in all other herbal medicines which provides strength to the heart. Its use makes the heart as strong as a horse gets energy by eating green barley. Taking honey reduces the swelling of the heart’s muscles. Honey provides power to the weak heart and makes it strong and powerful. Its use also saves a person from heart attack. When there is doubt of unconsciousness to the patient caused by the deficiency of glycogen in the blood, honey should be given to him. Its use protects him from unconsciousness. It provides strength and energy to the body within a few minutes. If the patient has been suffering from the fast heart pulsation and dyspnea due to cold or weakness, he should take 2 spoons honey; its use provides energy to the body. Mix one spoon honey in water and give to the patient to drink. Its use checks the disability of the heart. It also protects from heart attack and other problems pertaining to the heart. Take one spoon honey regularly, it makes the heart strong.
- Take about 1\4 gram orris root (Ghor-bach) mixing with honey or milk regularly to get relief in hysteria. It should not be taken in excessive quantity because it may be the cause of vomiting and headache.
- Taking the root of echinops echinatus linn (uantkatara) mixing with 10 grams honey or banana juice gets rid of hysteria.
93. Nervousness: Mix 2 spoons honey in one cup of warm water and give it to the patient. It checks heart’s disability and nervousness. One must take honey twice or thrice a day regularly.
94. Scrofula: Sieve 10 grams powder of albizzia lebbeck benth’s seeds (Sierras) through a cloth and mix 20 grams honey in this powder. Pour this mixture in a pot of glass and put it in the sunshine for 15 days. Take 5-10 grams this powder followed by sugar candy mixed milk in the every morning. Its use cures scrofula.
95. Chicken pox: Licking honey is useful to get relief in chicken pox.
- Take about ¼ to one gram orris root mixing with honey twice a day. Its use calms the anger.
- Take 7 to 10.50 milliliters juice of tinospora mixing with honey twice a day to calm the anger caused by bile.
97. Wound of the nails: Grind chebulic myrolealans (haritaki) with water and mix honey in it. Apply this mixture on the wounds of the nails. Its use gets rid of pain and heals the wound up soon.
- Take one spoon honey twice a day for 2 days after that take the powder of Indian goose berry mixing with half spoon honey thrice a day for next 4 days and finally take iron ash mixing with half spoon honey thrice a day for next 4 days. It is beneficial in jaundice.
- Take one spoon honey mixing with one glass of water thrice a day. Its use provides relief in jaundice.
99. Sinus: Mix rock salt with honey and make a wick with this mixture. Put this wick on the sinus. Its use stops the origin of pus in the wound.
100. Epilepsy: Take 10 grams honey mixing with equal amount of leaves of Indian penny wort regularly. Its use is good treatment for epilepsy fits.
101. Ringworms: Grind madder root with honey and apply it on the skin. Its use gets rid of ringworms and other diseases of the skin.
102. Ribs pain: Apply a little vermillion mixed honey on a clean cloth. Tie this cloth on the affected part and foment the ribs as well to get quick relief.
103. Epilepsy: Licking 5 grams ash of buffalo’s hoof mixing with honey ends the fits of epilepsy.
104. Rickets: Mix pure honey with the milk of mother milk. It should be given to the child regularly for 20-25 days.
105. Tonsillitis: Mix ground cinnamon with honey. Licking this mixture twice a day is useful to cure tonsillitis.
- Make a paste by mixing honey and flour together. Apply this paste on a clean cloth to prepare a bandage. Tying this bandage on pimples provides quick relief.
- Take 3 spoons honey mixing with one glass of warm water regularly for some months. A person gets rid of boils and pimples by its use.
- Taking 0.24 to 0.48 grams saffron mixing with honey or coconut water twice a day cures erysipelas.
- Take about 0.58 grams honey mixing with 0.40 ml juice of Indian penny wort’s leaves and about 0.15 grams powder of costus root. This formula is useful to get rid of insanity.
- Take 10 ml juice of Indian penny wort and 2 grams powder of costus root mixing with honey. Its use gets rid of insanity and enhances the brain power.
- Licking about 10 ml juice of Indian penny wort’s leaves and 3 grams powder of greater galangal mixing with honey thrice a day is a good remedy for the treatment of insanity.
- Make a paste by mixing honey, wax, rock salt, jiggery (gur), gum guggul, ruddle, ghee, madar milk and resin together. Apply this paste on the heels to get relief in cracked heels and feet.
- Mix sal-ammoniac in honey or sweet oil and apply on the affected part. White leprosy disappears by its use.
109. Infantile convulsion: Give honey mixing with 1-3 grams cassia powder to the victim child. Its use provides relief in all types of infantile diseases.
110. Enlarged stomach of children: Mix honey in cold water to prepare syrup. Giving this syrup to the child in every morning reduces enlarged stomach.
111. Blood diarrhoea:
- Mix equal quantity of pulp of beel fruit, dhatki flowers, root of pavonia odorata (Sugandhbala), bark of lodh tree and powder of scindaspus officinalis (Gaj-pipali) with honey. Giving this mixture to the patient twice or thrice a day provides relief.
- Make a decoction by boiling 3-6 grams holarrhena antidysentrica (indrayav) and nut grass together. Giving this decoction mixing with honey to the victim child twice a day provides relief in blood diarrhoea.
112. Children diseases:
- Mix puffed borax (chokiya) with honey and rub it on the teeth and gums of the child. Its use gets rid of pain during dentition. Teeth come out easily by its use. Its use gets rid of diarrhoea and fever.
- Give yellow ruddle (sona geru) mixing with honey to the child. This medicine stops vomiting and hiccup.
- Mix honey in fresh water and give it to the affected child every morning. Its use reduces enlarged stomach.
- Grind flowers of woodfordia flouribunda, the pulp of beel fruits, coriander, lodh, five leaves roseway and pavonia odorata (Sugandhbala) together. Now mix honey in this mixture. Give this mixture to the affected child for licking. Its use abates fever and provides relief in diarrhoea. The child gets rid of gastric problems after its use.
- Grind the bark and new soft leaves of pipal tree together. Now mix honey in it. Apply this mixture in mouth blisters to remove them.
- Make the powder by mixing 10 ml juice of malabar nut, 10 grams honey and 1.50 grams impure carbonate of potash (Javakhar) together. Giving this powder to the child 3-4 times a day ends their chronic cough.
- Give fine powder of small pepper mixing with honey to the child. Its use gets rid of cough, fever, flatulence, hiccup and spleen problems.
- Giving 1 to 1.50 grams powder of pistachia integerrima mixing with honey to the affected child is good remedy for the treatment of diarrhoea.
- Grind saffron of white lotus and mix a little sugar-candy and honey in it. Giving this mixture with rice water to the child cures sprue.
- Mix toasted rice (Khil), liquorice, unrefined sugar and honey together. Giving this mixture with rice water to the child is useful in the treatment of sprue.
- Giving the powder of Helle bore mixing with honey to the child. Its use ends hiccup.
- Grind the saffron of wild eggs plant’s flowers and then mix with honey. Giving this mixture to the child for licking ends 5 types of cough.
- Grind Helle bore finely and sieve it. Now mix honey in it and give to the child. It is a useful medicine to stop hiccup and chronic vomiting.
- Grind nut grass, callicarpa macrophyll (Priyangu) and extract of Indian berberin together then mix with honey. Giving this mixture to the affected child provides relief in vomiting and loose motions. Its use also quenches the over thirst.
- Make a decoction by boiling flowers of woodfordia flouribunda, lodh, biophytum sensitivum (Lajjalu) and smilax zeylanica together. Mix honey in this decoction after cooling. Give this decoction to the child to drink. Its use provides relief in dilute motions.
113. Anemia: Mix 10 grams honey, 5 grams Indian goose berry and 200 grams sugar-cane juice together. Drinking this mixture provides relief in anemia and enhances the blood cells.
114. Cracked lips: Mix 10 grams borax with 20 grams honey and rub it on the cracked lips thrice a day. Its use softens to the cracked lips.
115. Fatness and hardness of the skin caused by swelling: Take honey mixing with one and half gram seeds of big cardamom to get relief. Prepare decoction by boiling 25 grams powder of cassia angustifolia (Sanay), pudding pipe tree and big myrolelans. Taking 50 ml this decoction provides relief in swelling and hardness of the skin.
116. For soft and clean skin of the face: Mix lemon juice in pure honey and apply it on the face. It removes all the wrinkles from the face.
- Mix madder root with honey and apply it on the face. Its use ends the dark freckles of the face.
- Apply honey on the face and wash with lukewarm after 2 hours. The skin of the face will be soft and shiny by its use.
118. Tumors in the throat:
- Mix equal quantity of ghee and honey in the decoction of holy garlic pear’s root. Drinking this decoction provides quick relief.
- Taking 1 to 4 grams powder of china root mixing with honey gets rid of scrofula.
- Nerves’ wound: Mix milk of madder root, Indian barberry and milk hedge’s milk together. Make a wick of this paste and apply on the wound of nerves to get quick relief.
- Take myrolelans powder mixing with honey. All tumors of the throat disappear by its use.
- Grind 100 grams seeds of albizzia lebbeck benth (Siras) and mix this preparation in 300 grams honey. Store this mixture in a china soil pot for 40 days. Taking 10 grams this mixture mixing with water cures scrofula and no tumors appear after its use.
120. For body strength: Take about 10 grams honey, 5 grams pure ghee and 3 grams sulphur (awanlasar gandhak) mixing with a little sugar. Its use provides strength to the body.
121. Inflammation of the throat: Take 5 to 10 ml juice of wild eggs plant’s fruits mixing with honey. Its use provides relief in the inflammation of the throat.