Cal Orey: The Healing Powers of Honey

Recipes she has included and be amazed by the world of interesting and useful information she has tucked in between the covers I have also teared up and chuckled over the personal stories Ms Orey has shared esp There are much better books on the subject It is a ittle to folksy for me To much about the writer not enough about the subject I have trouble with the ite journalism style of this book It s too repetitive by far and by repetitive I mean giving the same tiny bit of information three times on the same page in the same wordsI have trouble with an author who uses the term factoids about their own writing and yes I am aware of both definitions If you know absolutely nothing about honey maybe you can glean something here But it s too reminiscent of an infomercial for me Something about it maybe the author s presenting her fantasy childhood in paragraph 1 and then saying Oh heh heh that s not true heh heh I m just obsessed with bees maybe it is the way she presents her obsession as a credential made me doubt her reliability The style is annoying and the fact that the author has several titles to her credit all beginning The Healing Powers of makes me wonder who is behind all this Marketing is not scienceThere are excellent resources available that deal in an accessible serious manner with the use of honey for everything from healing open wounds to dealing with pollen allergies This is unfortunately not one of them Personally I earned from a one hour TV documentary on ARTE channel than from this book A great book that provides a Cheri Red little bit of everything tips rules recipes etc I gave the book 3 stars as Iearned a Discovering Your Heart With The Flag Page lot of new information but with that being said the writing was poor I did write down a few of the recipes that were in the book so I willook forward to trying thos. Etened with stories about honey bees and humans reveals 30 healing honey varieties paired with cinnamon and teas tells you how to incorporate honey into Mediterranean style heart healthy recipes ike Honey Custard French Toast Honey Glazed Game Hen and Filo Pear and Honey Tarts and provides than 50 home cures that combat digestive woes to skin woes You'll also enjoy Cleopatra's milk and honey beauty treatments and eco friendlybeeswax household uses all made with the amazing honey bee's gif.

Very enlightening After buying raw honey for my cat and seeing how her energy increased I wanted to know I earned a Websters Ii Dictionary, Third Edition, Office Edition lot from this book I have been reading parts of this off and on since receiving it as a giftast fall Finally finished in its entirety but I know I will use this as a permanent reference source for years to come This book kind of changed my Aladdin lifehoney is absolutely amazing Makes a case for the consumption of honey but as a book I can t recommend it to anyone in good conscienceIove puns and the first 20 times the un bee Daddy Must Die lievable bee puns were cute But these puns weren t thrown in to be cute They were a part of the core vocabulary and that s just aittle off putting in a book trying to make its case for some pretty serious claims Something the book hasn t done effectively hence my score I realize that the scientific The Message Glorious literature on honey is sparse but I was expecting way Beyond that and the thing most painful to me there was no organization The book hopped from one topic to another repeated itself a billion times threw in random recipes despite dedicating two chapters to food and included random autobiographical stories that had nothing to do with anythingI m inclined to blame the editor than the author here as this kind of stuff falls under their purview since this pun happy author can clearly write I find honeybees so fascinating that I was thrilled to begin this book The thrill dissolved uickly but I remained hopeful I don tike O Cérebro de Broca leaving books unfinished when I do it usually due to book ADD so much to read soittle time and I don t ike giving books poor ratings This one was so poorly written that I couldn t bring myself to plod than a uarter of the way through its 300 pages of irrelevant fluff for the few particles of sensible information it containedThere were. Did you knowKnown as Mother Nature's nectar of the gods honey was praised for its healing powers as far back as 5000 years ago by EgyptiansEating honey can help ower the risk of heart disease cancer diabetes even help reduce body fat and unwanted weight and increase ongevityPure raw unprocessed honey is a healthier sweetener than table sugar and high fructose corn syrup It's chock full of antioxidants minerals and vitamins and only has 21 calories per teaspoonSuper bee foods including nu.

Also WAY too many instances of bee autiful and other such wordplay that is cute or at east excusable the first ten times but uickly becomes obnoxious Similarly the chapters began with forced and overused honeybee metaphor and simile in which the author compares her own history as an itinerant hippie to sweet hive A Banquet of Consequences (Inspector Lynley, life I tried to skip aot of that but it was still irksomeIt seems as if she did a ot of research for this book but it isn t well represented She weakly defended many of the supposed health benefits of eating honey by saying that honey can help you relax and relaxing can help your health when I would have preferred an intelligent review of the research The final straw for me was her recommendation of an almost vegan diet juxtaposed with her autobiographical odes to cheese ice cream chicken and the ike I don t know why that annoyed me so much Even to a forgiving reader I would recommend searching for a different book on this topic rather than wasting time with this one This book is something of a Honey 101 experience Author gives the reader basic information some history of honey s use over the ages a discussion of varieties uses remedies from your kitchenO recipes and The author ists 6 treatments for a cough This is the most thorough exploration I have read to dateHighly recommended Don t Let This Volume of Sweetness Buzz PastIf you re anything ike me my knowledge of honey was Keeper of the Light limited to the ooze from Baklava a drizzle in your teacup to sweeten up your day and the age old prescription mixed withemon to soothe a sore throat and nagging cough WOW Have I ever been missing out Cal Orey has explored every facet of the Shattered Spear (The Lost Stars, luscious nectar from bee to baked goodies to medicinal properties and beyond I m betting your mouth will waterike mine has over the wonderful variety of. Trient rich bee pollen propolis and royal jelly are used and touted for their healing powers by beekeepers and medical experts in the present dayHoney can relieve a variety of ailments including allergies coughs fatigue pain and stress as well as boost The Homing libidoThe honey bee pollinates about one third of the food we consume including nutritious fruits and nutsDrawing on theatest honey buzz and interviews with medical doctors beekeepers and researchers this charming and enlightening book swe.

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Cal Orey is an author and journalist She has a master's degree in English Creative Writing from San Francisco State University Orey lives in Northern CA and is known for her hugely popular Healing Powers book collection published by Kensington These down to earth compelling health cookbooks with lively stories have been translated in 20 languages; featured by Bookspan including Literary Gui