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17 Unexpectedly Sweet Uses For Honey (savvysugar?format=xml)
The average person consumes 1.3 pounds of honey per year in the United States. This sweet substance is perfect for flavoring your tea or baking and even has a history of medicinal use. When you catch a cold, tea and honey is your go-to drink. We've rounded up 17 ways to use honey that you may not know about (including a DIY honey mouthwash)!
** 1. Moisturize dry skin:** Rub onto the dry area and let it sit for 30 minutes before washing off. This DIY honey heel scrub is also perfect for removing those post-Summer rough patches.
** 2. Repair damaged hair:** Add a teaspoon of regular shampoo, or combine it with olive oil for a deeper conditioning treatment (let this soak in for 20 minutes with your hair wrapped in a towel before shampooing).
** 3. Soothing bath:** Use two tablespoons of honey to one cup of hot water along with two to three drops of lavender essential oil.
** 4. Homemade facial:** This DIY three-ingredient face mask uses ingredients you already have in your kitchen (lemons, avocados, and honey).
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** 5. Thwart allergies:** Consuming local …