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Health Benefits of Honey and Milk

The health benefits of honey and milk include advantages in skin care and the development of stamina. This article elaborates on the health benefits of milk and honey when they are taken together. When taken individually, there are still many health benefits of honey and health benefits of organic milk.

Honey is traditionally used for health because of its antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties, as well as its soothing, anti-inflammatory effects on respiratory issues. Milk, on the other hand, has traditionally been praised for its vitamin and mineral content, including vitamin-A, B, and D, as well as calcium, animal protein, and lactic acid. However, those attributes can combine when milk and honey are taken together, resulting in some unique and desirable health benefits.

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Health Benefits of Honey and Milk

Health benefits of honey and milk include:

Skin Care

Both honey and milk possess antimicrobial and cleansing properties. These properties are enhanced when the two are taken together. Numerous cleansers are prepared using milk and honey, because the mixture gives the skin a healthy glow. One can also enjoy a milk and honey bath, by mixing them in equal quantities in the water. The combination is often used in popular spas throughout the world.


Honey has long been known as a source of prebiotics, which are nutrients that stimulate the growth and development of probiotics, which are beneficial bacteria that grow and develop in our intestines and digestive system.

Prebiotics have demonstrated a stimulatory effect on bifidobacteria, a type of probiotic that is found in milk. The carbohydrates and oligosaccharides in honey promote the healthy and proper function of these beneficial bacteria that are essential for the healthy maintenance and function of the GI tract. When the bacterial balance in the digestive tract is good, it eliminates a number of irritating conditions, including constipation, cramps, bloating, and it prevents the development of detrimental bacterial growth!



A glass of milk and honey every morning is known to improve a person’s stamina. While milk contains proteins, honey contains the necessary carbohydrates required for effective stimulus of the metabolism. Milk and honey provides a boost in strength to everyone, including children and the elderly.

Animal proteins from milk are broken down by enzymes into their basic amino acids, and are then reformed to create usable proteins for humans. The excess material in this transformation is then oxidized as usable energy. Proteins are an essential part of the human diet, and honey helps to stimulate their metabolism!

Bone Health

As research on honey continues, it is gradually becoming clear that honey acts as a carrier and a transport of nutrients from food throughout the body. Specifically, honey has shown itself to be integral in the body’s uptake of calcium, of which milk is a rich source. Therefore, consuming honey and milk together will not only give your body the necessary nutrient (calcium) to benefit your bone health, but also the nutrient to maximize the absorption of it into your body. Proper calcium levels can prevent conditions like osteoporosis and inflammation of the joints as we age!


Honey and milk have both been traditionally used as remedies for insomnia and sleeplessness. Individually, they are both effective, but the effects are strengthened when taken together. Honey is one of the rare sugary foods that causes a controlled increase in the amount of insulin being secreted, which also promotes tryptophan to be released into the brain.


Tryptophan is normally converted into serotonin, which induces a feeling of relaxation. Furthermore, serotonin is commonly converted to melatonin, a well-researched sleep aid. Through that rather confusing chemical pathway, honey and milk can be used to reduce sleeplessness!

Anti-Aging Properties

The combination of milk and honey impacts not only the skin, but also the rest of the body, by making it agile and youthful. People in many ancient civilizations, including the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and Indians, drank milk and honey to preserve their youth. Since milk and honey can help to ensure long life, the combination was known as “the elixir of life.”

The many antioxidant properties that occur when milk and honey are combined are the scientific explanation behind the anti-aging properties, because antioxidants attack the free radicals which so drastically affect the organ systems. They are also one of the primary causes behind skin degradation, wrinkles, blotches, and general failing health of your body’s largest organ, the skin!

Antibacterial Properties

Research has shown that milk and honey have a more pronounced effect on staphylococcus bacteria than milk or honey when taken alone. It is also believed that honey, added to warm milk, cures constipation, flatulence and intestine disorders. It is also good for treating respiratory disorders such as colds and coughs.

The benefits of honey and milk on the human body are so enormous that the phrase “land of milk and honey” meaning “a place which has plenty” is commonly used. Jerusalem is referred to as the land of milk and honey in the Old Testament, so they probably enjoyed a wealth of health benefits back then!

Further Reading:
Health Benefits of Honey

Health Benefits of Organic Milk

Factors Governing the Benefits of Honey

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  1. sweta says:

    My daughter is now 3 years old and her weight is only 10 kg. Can any one help me that how to increase her weight?

  2. anon says:

    really curious, how is it a stimulant AND an aid for insomnia?

  3. FollowChrist says:

    Exodus 33:1-3 And the LORD said unto Moses, Depart, and go up hence, thou and the people which thou hast brought up out of the land of Egypt, unto the land which I sware unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, Unto thy seed will I give it: I will send an angel before thee; and I will drive out the Canaanite, the Amorite, and the Hittite, and the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite: Unto a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of thee; for thou art a stiffnecked people: lest I consume thee in the way.

  4. Pranay Agrawal says:

    Can it also help in increasing weight

  5. Aurangzaib Qumbrani says:

    Informative, thanks!

  6. Aimee Ng says:

    wasn't this considered to helping you sleep and battle insomnia?

  7. Nilam Agarwal says:


  8. Kamran Ali says:

    hi i am kamran. i am 30 year, s old and I am single yet. i have big problam I dant have enough sex time just 5 seconds. i did contct with many doctor but I think thay didn't do any thing for me. if any body give me some good advice so iwill thank full to them.

    • Syed Qasim Shah says:

      Brother kamran every night after dinner add 2tsp honey in warm milk and eat Dates aswell + ever morning drink warm water mixup with honey

  9. Jayesh Mahida says:

    thanks for clearing doubts……..

  10. ﻣﺤﻤﺪ ﻣﻮﻧﺲ says:

    yes, I love honey, it is one of the best medicine.

  11. Nimisha Patel says:

    My son always drink honey milk in the morning from age of 2 years and he is in 2 nd grad now. He is very energetic.He never feels tired.

  12. Nols Espn says:

    Thanks, starting now i´ll drink honey and milk everyday!!!

  13. Mary Ithuteng Masilo says:

    milk and honey works wonders esp. when I'm angry……

  14. Lois Akpa says:

    I like honey and ginger the do wonder in the body.

  15. Siju Elizabeth says:

    thanks for the information………………..

  16. Princess Christiana Imafidon says:

    Stay healthy with milk flavour.

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