Honey contains small amounts of a wide array of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. The vitamins found in honey may include (depending on floral variety) niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic acid; minerals present include calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Just as the color and flavor of honey varies by floral source, so does the vitamin, mineral, antioxidant and amino acid content.
Honey has a phyto-chemical profile which includes polyphenols that can act as antioxidants. Antioxidants perform the role of eliminating free radicals, which are reactive compounds in the body.
Honey massage incorporates the healing effects of honey and the beneficial ingredients that honey contains. During the massage, Beneficial substances from the honey are absorbed directly into the skin and trapped toxins are loosened. As an added benefit, the muscles are stretched and loosened.
- Unblocks and stimulates the lymph system
- Improves the thermal regulation of the skin
- Has a positive influence on the entire nervous system
- Works as anti- inflammatory and aids in relaxation
- Improves Circulation