Honey has been used for centuries to treat upper respiratory infection symptoms like cough, and is considered to be safe for children over 12 months old.
Honey has well-established antioxidant and antimicrobial effects, which could explain its contributions to wound healing. Honey also soothes on contact, which may help explain its effect on coughs.
It is recommended that you use high quality Raw organic honey. This honey retains a higher array of nutrients and has the enzymes still intact enabling the body to utilize the nutrients more efficiently.