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What is cranberry honey?

cranberry honey is good for UTI

If it’s thanksgiving it’s cranberry sauce! American cranberry. We have dried or frozen berries, juice or sauce. But what is cranberry honey? Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines in the genus Vaccinium. Distribution: throughout the cooler regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including northern Europe, northern Asia and northern North America. Here are the 3 most common known cranberries: 1. In Britain, central and northern Europe, cranberry may refer to the native species Vaccinium oxycoccos, aka small cranberry, bog cranberry, swamp cranberry, particularly in Britain, just cranberry. 2. In the northern United States, Canada… Read More

What is PDO honey and PGI honey?

PDO logo found on honey jars

Have you ever seen this label on a jar of honey? Ever wondered what is PDO honey or PGI honey? They do not refer to the source/type of honey but to Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Identification (PGI). Honey is not only something sweeter than sugar. While it is essentially composed of water and sugars (mainly fructose and glucose) there are other different valuable substances that make all the difference: vitamins, minerals, enzymes, flavors, free amino acids, and numerous… Read More

Health benefits of Trigona honey (aka kelulut honey)

health benefits of stingless honey

Trigona honey health benefits have been a little documented based on traditional claims. This honey is also known as kelulut honey (especially in Malaysia), as stingless honey or as pot honey. Main differences between Trigona bees and Apis Mellifera bees – Trigona bees have a higher tolerance to pests and diseases. Scientists said this may be due to their smaller size and the composition of their comb. While Apis Mellifera build their comb from pure beewax, Trigona bees mix the… Read More