Honey has always been an age-old multi-purpose household remedy, be it for digestive health or wound treatment, we have always made good use of the anti-bacterial and anti-oxidizing properties of honey. When ingested, honey works as a pre-biotic, promoting the growth of beneficial gut fauna to maintain optimal digestive health and keep your body and immune system working as it should be. Applied externally, honey works as a natural antiseptic, keeping wounds free from harmful infection-causing microbes, helping wounds heal quicker. Honey is also a humectant which holds onto water, hydrates without the oily feeling. Commonly used in facial masks and other skin care products, with the aim of clearing impurities from the skin and keeping it well-moisturized.