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What is Surgihoney? One of the best ways to heal infected wound. 

how to treat an infected wound

Honey is our new medical drug! How does this sound? Well, here is my 2 cents: It’s recognizing the perfection of nature. We have always been using honey to treat wounds. It was used as a topical antiseptic for at least 5,000 years and today it is recognized as one of the best products to heal infected wound. At some point in history we said synthetic products are better and work faster. And they were. But the microbes of these… Read More

What is beechwood honey? One premium honey from New Zealand.

what is beechwood honey

What is beechwood honey is a question I put myself after seeing it on Amazon. In Europe there is no such thing as beech honey, there is forest honey and honeydew honey which includes beech. But beechwood honey comes only from New Zealand. Beeches are trees found all over the world, why only New Zealand has this honey? Because in southern hemisphere beeches are different, even have a different name: Nothofagus, meaning false beech. These type of beeches are found in Australia, New… Read More

What is saffron honey? One tasty honey good for sex life and so much more!

how to improve sex life

Known mostly for its aphrodisiac properties, saffron honey is indeed a honey good for sex life but not only! It’s a rare type of honey one can find more in Iran, Morocco, Greece, India or Spain. Its infused alternative is nevertheless worldwide available and very easy to make at home. All you need is good quality saffron and raw honey, preferably also with aphrodisiac qualities, like acacia, sunflower and honeydew honeys. As for a real saffron honey, made from the… Read More

Do not eat manuka honey in IBS!

manuka honey in irritable bowel syndrome

Do not eat manuka honey if you have irritable bowel syndrome. Or the disease. The question whether a person with irritable bowel syndrome can eat honey or not has already been discussed in the article Can I have honey in IBS? The answer is a definite NO when the person is in the acute phases of the disease and yes, under certain conditions. These imply the type of honey, which should contain an equal amount of fructose and glucose, or honey with… Read More

What are the health benefits of lemon water and honey? Can we lose weight?

again about lemon honey water health benefits. myth or real?

Again about the health benefits of lemon water in the morning? And honey? Hasn’t it been said enough? Haven’t we all tried it for 2 weeks or 2 months and nothing happened? Well, as simple and unbelievable this recipe may be, it seems that there is no smoke without fire. And if you have a problem, or don’t have a problem but want to improve your overall health state, then you should also remember 2 things: 1. be consistent 2.… Read More

Horehound honey

what is horehound honey

Scientific name:  Marrubium vulgare, but also known by its synonyms: Marrubium apulum. Marrubium ballotoides. Marrubium germanicum. Marrubium uncinatum. Other names: white horehound or common horehound. In several Arab-speaking countries it is known as merriwa, ifzi, amarriw, ifza or marrîwet. Etymology: it derives from two Old English forms: “hoar”, meaning “white”, “light-colored” and “hune” a word of unknown origin designating a class of herbs or plants, which was altered in time by folk etymology. Others say the name derives from a Hebrew word meaning bitter. Range: it is native… Read More

Fireweed honey

fireweed honey characteristics

Fireweed honey is a special kind of honey that pairs well with everything – always good to have at home. It doesn’t have exceptional health benefits though recent studies have shown that it has antimutagenic and antitumor properties. Floral source: Fireweed Scientific name: Chamaenerion angustifolium, aka Epilobium angustifolium Other names: fireweed in North America, great willowherb in some parts of Canada, rosebay willowherb in Britain. It is considered that the name “fireweed” comes from the fact that this is often the first plant to… Read More

Longan Honey benefits? It’s a powerful antimicrobial honey.

what is longan honey good for

If you enjoy honey and wonder about longan honey benefits for your health, then you should know that it is a powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial with good results against MRSA. When it is consumed fresh and raw. Longan fruit is more known in the western world as the dragon’s eye. It does resemble an eyeball. The fruit is very common in Asia, but is considered to be a relatively new fruit to the world (acknowledged outside of China only in the… Read More

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