Honey is a sweet product of Nature that has been proven to possess a lot of health benefits since thousands of years ago. Parents give their children an ample amount of honey before they go to sleep to ease their cough.
Honey is known to clear the respiratory tract, which gives relief to people with cough. It contains more than 181 natural substances that have antibacterial and antioxidant properties. This explains why honey is a good remedy for cough in children.
Honey boosts the immune system and helps in protecting the body against respiratory infections, which can result to asthma. It contains vitamins, magnesium, selenium and other minerals that clear the airways of the lungs.
Anti-allergic and Anti-inflammatory
Honey also contains anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties that prevent asthma attacks. It also soothes the membranes of the bronchial tubes that may be caused by inflammation due to blockages in the airway.