Honey contains several vitamins and minerals, antioxidants including phenols, enzymes and compounds like flavonoids and organic acids. Honey boosts immunity, memory, energy, digestion and good sleep. Honey reduces the risk of heart attacks, strokes, blood pressure, atherosclerosis (the fatty buildup in the arteries) and some types of cancer. It lowers LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and inflammation and raises HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).Honey heals wounds and burns and used in dressing. It is effective in treating diabetic foot ulcers.