Hot Honey – insider tip for the intestinal flora

Hot honey is currently on everyone’s lips – honey combined with chilli tastes interesting, but also has a healthy effect.

The honey is not really hot   – but hot. The hot chilli stands for the “hot” in Hot Honey. The hot honey combines two unbeatable home remedies for colds and gastrointestinal problems. Read here why hot honey is healthy and how you can easily make this special honey yourself.

Health booster Hot Honey: Chili and honey combined

Honey and chilli alone can already boost the immune system – so behind the combination there is a real powerhouse.

In chilies, the arousing agent capsaicin in particular provides a healthy boost:

  • A cooked  chili pepper  contains  a lot  of vitamin C  and can strengthen the  immune system . In addition, the agitator supplies the body with  vitamins A, B1, B2, B3  and the mineral  iron
  • The small pod is said to stimulate the  metabolism  and can help with weight loss. Due to its thermogenetic (heat-forming) properties, it supports the stomach and intestines and helps with weight loss. In addition, the pepper stimulates the stomach acid, which strengthens the natural defences.
  • Cholesterol levels can also be positively influenced by the hot peppers. Capsaicin is said to lower LDL cholesterol and improve blood flow. This has a positive influence on the heart.
  • Chili  contains  antioxidants that target cancer-causing toxins in the body without damaging healthy cells.

Even honey can easily keep up with chili peppers and ensure a healthy effect: Honey …

  • has an anti-inflammatory effect.
  • relieves  sore throat .
  • has a positive effect on cardiac activity.

Simply make Hot Honey yourself

Hot honey is easy to make yourself – there are two ways to do it:

  1. Stir two to three teaspoons of chilli flakes into a glass of honey and let it steep for a while. The chilli flakes develop their sharpness over a longer period of time.
  2. You need a jar of honey (500 g) and four to six chillies, which can be dried or fresh. Heat honey slowly on low. Then halve the chili peppers lengthways, add to the pot and leave to stand for five minutes. Take the pot off the stove. When everything has cooled down, remove the chillies and pour the hot honey into a glass.

Tip:  Small amounts of Hot Honey should be enough to promote health and stimulate the immune system.  However, excessive honey consumption can lead to gastrointestinal problems, especially in people with  fructose intolerance .

 

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