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What is sage honey good for?

what is sage honey good for

Probably the most common monofloral honey in North America, sage honey has a unique taste, smell and color. It is produced from the nectar of a very familiar and famous plant, sage, which is a well-loved and well-used herb, one favorite culinary herbs everywhere and one of the herbs people have easy access to no matter where they are. The floral source of this honey is sage, of whatever the species. The one that comes from Salvia Officinalis L. brings lots… Read More

Alfalfa honey aka lucerne honey

buy alfalfa honey

Alfalfa (the name used in North America) Other name: lucerne – used in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. In French it is called: Luzerne; in Italian: Erba medica, in German: Saat-Luzerne, in Spanish: Alfalfa, in Finnish: Sinimailanen Latin name: Medicago sativa L. Family: Fabaceae Alfalfa is a perennial flowering plant that resembles clover, with clusters of small purple flowers followed by fruits spiralled in 2 to 3 turns containing 10-20 seeds. It represents an important forage crop in many countries around the… Read More

What cures asthma? Here is a solution from apitherapy: aerosols from the hive!

aerosold from the hive are treating asthma, bronchitis, colds

It is called Apitherapy with Aerosols. There are people saying it cures asthma and its ugly symptoms. Though it is not a popular approach, this method is a valid alternative to our conventional medicine. To make a recap: from the bees we use: – honey, pollen, royal jelly, beebread – which are their food (for adults and babies), – propolis – which is their medicine and protection, – their own bodies – from which we make apilarnil – venom –… Read More

Buckwheat honey – the most powerful antioxidant honey!

the most powerful antioxidant honey

We all know buckwheat. Not from its latin name, Fagopyrum esculentum, but from its lack of gluten and uses in our cuisine. We know it as grain-like seeds. But buckwheat flowers also make a very powerful antioxidant honey. And, the plant is also used as a cover crop, which is a crop planted primarily to manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil quality, water, weeds, pests, diseases, biodiversity and wildlife in an agroecosystem (Lu et al. 2000). It is often grown in Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Eastern Canada.… Read More

Bashkir honey, the most expensive honey in the world, food for astronauts!

Would you give $223 for a kilo of honey? Coming from Russia, Bashkir honey is considered to be the best honey in the world. And the most expensive. In the post about antioxidants in honey I was mentioning Bashkir honey as a type of honey given as part of the daily meals to astronauts and deep-sea divers. It is also considered to be the most expensive honey in the world. Even €200 per kg. (Though in some places manuka honey with high grading, Lavander honey and… Read More