The next time you accidentally brush up against a hot skillet or nick your finger chopping veggies, reach for a jar of honey. When applied topically, honey creates a protective barrier for minor burns and cuts, plus its antibacterial compounds kill germs that can cause infection. What’s more, honey’s antioxidants help stop damaging inflammation that slows healing. Simply apply a coat of honey to your wound, then cover it with a bandage. Tip: Opt for raw honey since processing destroys the sweetener’s protective compounds.
Healthy gums block bacteria from traveling through the body, which protects against dementia, heart disease and COVID complications. Now, Danish researchers have found that a toothpaste with CBD oil eliminates 262% more of the bacteria than leading toothpaste brands. What’s more, research has shown that CBD may reduce gum and tooth sensitivity. And because it’s derived from the hemp plant it contains non of the THC that brings on a “high”. One to try: CBDent (GetCBDent.com)