Sweeten Up with Honey

MEETING THE BEE FARMERS ON A PRAVASSA MARKET TOUR | PRAVASSA©

MEETING THE BEE FARMERS ON A PRAVASSA MARKET TOUR | PRAVASSA©

Having been used for over 4,000 years in the Ayurvedic tradition, could honey be the most versatile ingredient in your overnight bag? In addition to a sweetener and using it to sooth our sore throat, we turn to honey as a beauty product for both our hair and skin. Organic Spa Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Rona Berg, uses honey to banish pimples overnight, Holistic Health Coach, Amanda Cook, makes her face masks with it, and for soft silky hair - try this DYI Indian recipe

Need more reasons to add raw honey to your travel staples? If you're heading out for some adventure honey could come in handy if you accidentally burn yourself. Applying a thin layer of to an affected area not only soothes the stinging, but due to the anti-bacterial properties it will also help prevent the burn from becoming infected. Concerned that you're building up a resistance to antibiotics? Manduka honey may just hold the antidote.