Tualang honey. What is tualang honey?

apis dorsata on a nest in taulang tree

One of my friends asked me the other day “What is tualang honey? Like a tree honey? Well, not quite. The tree is offering a sort of shelter, a place for a safer home for the bees, but the honey is made from all the flowers of the jungle. So, here is the answer: The tualang honey is a multifloral jungle honey, produced by an Asian type of bee called Apis dorsata, in nests hanging from the high branches of the tualang… Read More

Ikaria honey or What is the secret for a long life?

ikaria honey holds the secret for a long life

Greeks seem to know what is the secret for a long life! Ikaria honey. And coffee. And tea. Long naps. And wine. 🙂 Ikaria has become a really intriguing island. It is one of the few places in the world where people live longer than the rest of us. If we ask them how they do it, they will say that it’s the air, or the sun, the wine or the tea. Some scientists say it’s because of the coffee, and… Read More

Onion and honey: a natural remedy for bacterial infection!

fight infections with honey and onion

Combining onion and honey we get a natural remedy for bacterial infection. Have you heard this sentence before? Probably not, because science has merely started to study our old folk remedies. They now rediscover the way we should combine food to get the maximum health benefits. I have recently read a page on how an incredible marathoner, with the healthiest lifestyle possible, got diabetes. That type of diabetes that only gets worse, no matter what pills, shots or food someone can… Read More