Honey and its numerous health benefits

Posted by roshni 20/04/2018 0 Comment(s) Sweeteners,Honey,
Honey and its numerous health benefits

Honey has been used by numerous cultures all around the world over the past hundreds of years. Considering the many health benefits, honey has been a part of traditional medicines such as Ayurveda as well as a part of modern medicine

Honey is made by bees from the nectar of flowers which is a blend of sugar, minerals, enzymes and vitamins.

Benefits of honey

Some common types of Honey are described below :

 Manuka HoneyManuka honey, comes from New Zealand’s Manuka tree which is famous for helping to combat infections and heal wounds. Manuka Honey has antibacterial property to combat infections and has been found to be more effective than the strongest synthetic antibiotics. Manuka honey is an amazing superfood with multiple uses in home remedies, beauty regimes, in active lifestyles or in the kitchen. Our Manuka is always raw and unpasteurized to maintain the naturally-occurring health properties inherent in this special honey.

Acacai Honey Acacia Honey comes from the Black Locust tree that is in Europe and North America. Acacia honey is anti-inflammatory and can boost skin health, immune system and aid in weight loss. It is known for its subtle golden color and its mild taste. Acacia honey is also rich in nutrients and antioxidants. The high fructose content in Acacia honey prevents crystallization.

Eucalyptus HoneyEucalyptus honey comes from the flower nectar of eucalyptus blossoms. Eucalyptus honey has a lot health benefits like antibacterial and antioxidant properties, fights against respiratory organ infections and is an immunity and energy booster. This honey has subtle hints of menthol and herbal flavors. Freshly produced Eucalyptus honey crystalizes and takes on a greyish color, with a medium to dark intensity.

Forest Honey Forest honey is also known as honeydew honey. It is made from the honey dew secreted by insects such as aphids while sucking the plant sap. Forest honeys have high levels of antioxidants, probiotics, vitamins and mineral. Its antimicrobial properties help to disinfect and treat wounds and burns. Forest honey does not crystalize easily because of its lower glucose content.

Raw Honey Raw honey is the most original sweet liquid that honeybees produce from the concentrated nectar of flowers. Collected straight from the honey extractor; it is totally unheated, unpasteurized, unprocessed honey. An alkaline-forming food, this type of honey contains ingredients similar to those found in fruits, which become alkaline in the digestive system. It doesn't ferment in the stomach and it can be used to counteract acid indigestion. When mixed with ginger and lemon juices, it effectively relieves nausea and supplies energy. Raw foodists loves honey for its exceptional nutritional value and its amylase, an enzyme concentrated in flower pollen which helps predigest starchy foods like breads.

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