Honey has been used as a medicinal remedy for healing wounds, skin ailments and various gastrointestinal diseases. Its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties make it great for healing cuts and burns by killing bacteria and fungus. It contains gluconic acid that brightens the complexion. It evens out the skin tone, lightens scars and age spots. It provides moisture to the skin and is perfect as a gentle cleansing solution even for sensitive skin.