‘Cardiovascular diseases’

What is Mad honey from Turkey, aka Deli Bal, and what is it good for?

mad honey aka rhododendron honey aka deli bal

Mad honey is a controversial honey, both medicinal and toxic. A small spoon of mad honey produces a mild, calming, euphoric sensation, which increases overall feelings of contentedness and relaxation. If you chose not to drink it, but to eat it in small quantities, this type of honey has medical qualities which have started to attract science attention. However, until its medicinal properties are well understood it is still recommended to be avoid it. Mad honey is produced by honey… Read More

Sleeping above beehives – another way of treating ourselves with bees’ help

bee therapy house

We learn as long as we live, right? Have you heard of sleeping about the beehives as an alternative therapy? I was surprised to hear about this and I though it must be something new! But no, as everything else related to honey and bees, this therapy is probably as old as beekeeping. It has different names: bee therapy, sleeping above the beehives, sleeping with bees, sleeping on hives-stove benches, or simply bee beds, ulleotherapy or uleterapia in Russia. And it is… 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

What honey is the best for me?

what honey is the best for colds

The health benefits of honey are well recognized and scientifically proved today. Besides its topical use honey has a wide range of internal therapeutic uses triggered by its amazing properties. Although all types of honey are good for our health, yet due to their floral source, some of them have specific particularities which recommend them for specific conditions and diseases. And every person wants to know what honey is the best for him. Here are some of them, focusing on… Read More

Does honey raise blood sugar? Does honey make you fat?

honey doesn't raise blood sugar and prevents diabetes

Does honey raise blood sugar? – a question often put, but not by diabetics. Allopathic doctors tell them honey is sugar and is out of the question. Nevertheless studies showed that honey consumption reduces metabolic stress thus reducing the risks for many of the diseases and conditions associated with the metabolic syndrome, including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Sugar is the #1 enemy of humanity. We all know this. It’s pleasant, it gives energy and is addictive. Many doctors compare… Read More

What supplements lower cholesterol and normalize blood pressure? Have you tried royal jelly?

benefits of royal jelly

Royal jelly is one of the best natural supplements available. It is one of the most studied bee products, yet there are still unknown factors that contribute to its biochemistry and biological activity, that bring so much benefit to our health. All these have lead to a wide use in commercial medical products, health foods, and cosmetics. It has been demonstrated that Royal jelly (RJ) possesses several pharmacological activities in vitro, in vivo in experimental animals, and also through clinical studies, including… Read More