Allah mentions the benefit of Bees in the Qur’an in the following verses:
Surah An-Nahl, Verse 68:
وَأَوْحَىٰ رَبُّكَ إِلَى النَّحْلِ أَنِ اتَّخِذِي مِنَ الْجِبَالِ بُيُوتًا وَمِنَ الشَّجَرِ وَمِمَّا يَعْرِشُونَ
And your Lord inspired the bee, saying: “Take you habitations in the mountains and in the trees and in what they erect.
Surah An-Nahl, Verse 69:
ثُمَّ كُلِي مِن كُلِّ الثَّمَرَاتِ فَاسْلُكِي سُبُلَ رَبِّكِ ذُلُلًا يَخْرُجُ مِن بُطُونِهَا شَرَابٌ مُّخْتَلِفٌ أَلْوَانُهُ فِيهِ شِفَاءٌ لِّلنَّاسِ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَةً لِّقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ
“Then, eat of all fruits, and follow the ways of your Lord made easy (for you).” There comes forth from their bellies, a drink of varying colour wherein is healing for men. Verily, in this is indeed a sign for people who think.
Honey is considered among one of the most useful food. It’s usefulness is not only limited to your internal health. But it is also very useful when your external beauty comes into question
Some benefits of Honey :
- The anti-bacterial properties of honey soothes inflammation, defend the skin from irritants and germs
- It contains anti-oxidants which slow the aging process.
- It helps to open up and unclog the pores
- It protects your skin from harmful UV rays of sun and increases the skin’s ability to rejuvenate.
- It brightens the dull and damaged skin.
- The enzymes present in honey promote healthy skin cell production and provide natural glow to the skin.
How to use Honey for uneven skin tone:
1. Honey with Yogurt
The lactic acid present in yogurt lightens the skin while honey soothes the skin and moisturizes the skin.
- Mix 1 tablespoon of fresh yogurt and 1 1/2 tablespoon of honey.
- Stir well and apply this mixture over the skin.
- After 10 – 15 minutes, wash it off with water.
- Or you can also add 1 tablespoon of oatmeal and follow the same process.
- Continue this process daily.
My experience: I have tried this facial pack (honey and yogurt) and would highly recommend it to others. It is ideal for dry skin, it smoothes and gives a gentle glow to the skin.
Also remember as with anything consistency and a balanced diet is essential in having an effect for long-term. I have yet to see the long-term results and with the addition of oatmeal.