‘Trigona honey’

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

What is kelulut honey or trigona honey?

what is trigona honey or kelulut honey

A different kind of honey. Kelulut Honey or Trigona honey is not honey made from a flower called kelulut, or trigona, but by a small bee called trigona. The floral source can be any flower so the honey is usually multifloral. Trigona is a bee smaller than Apis mellifera – our common honey bee, is stingless and has a different life. But they do have a queen, drones and many sterile workers – just like colonies of commercial honeybees. There are… Read More