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Hayfever - the honey cure!

(11 Posts)
flobbleflobble Sat 25-Jun-05 20:15:38

Has anyone tried the cure for hayfever which is to eat honey made from local bees?

diane77 Sat 25-Jun-05 20:32:19

My grandad keeps bees and i eat vats of the stuff and can truthfully say have never been bothered by hayfever whilst at home but once or twice while on holiday!!

sis Sat 25-Jun-05 20:34:18

I have heard of this and would love to try it for ds who gets hayfever, but not much local honey in North West London!

ChaCha Sun 26-Jun-05 15:39:55

Just noticed this thread, i bought some recently at our local farm..have many friends who swear by it (as well as the vaseline up the nostrils!!)

golds Sun 26-Jun-05 15:48:26

My friends mum does this and apparantly it works for her. Must give it a go

flobbleflobble Sun 26-Jun-05 17:47:46

So far I have to report that it tastes amazing - I have binned the supermarket honey!

SecondhandRose Sun 26-Jun-05 18:28:25

Have tried this as have local Much Hadham honey, still have hay fever though.

Hausfrau Sun 26-Jun-05 18:41:34

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

bakedpotato Sun 26-Jun-05 19:00:39

Sis, which NW are you? There's a beekeeper in NW5 (Lady Margaret Road, I think).
I'm still sneezing though.
Does anyone know, how much should you consume to make a difference?

sis Sun 26-Jun-05 19:37:20

Bakedpotato, may I CAT you for details?

bakedpotato Sun 26-Jun-05 20:13:20

Sis, to save you time, I've just checked my jar.
John Hauxwell, 2 Lady Somerset Road, NW5.
Very sticky fingers now -- my keyboard is wrecked

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