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What is cranberry honey?

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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

Rainforest honey aka Tualang honey – an exotic, tasty and healthy ambrosia!

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Rainforest honey is also known as tualang honey. An exotic honey, produced in completely different conditions than our regular honey. What it is more interesting is that plenty of scientists say its properties are similar to the well-researched manuka honey, even more effective against some gram-negative bacterial strains in burn wounds. It was proved to have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimutagenic, antitumor, and antidiabetic properties, of course in addition to wound-healing attributes. Recent studies pointed out its effectiveness in the treatment… Read More

Start beekeeping. Free Android app that helps you manage your apiary.

Apiary Book – a free Android application for worldwide beekeepers that will help you manage your apiary and raise productivity. At 42, after 20 years of a 9 to 5 job as developer in a software company, Bogdan Iordache from Romania, a small country located in southeast Europe, decided that his life can be different. A beekeeper with 40 years experience introduced him to the world of bees. His life took a different turn. He moved away from computer screens,… Read More

Euphorbia honey aka Spurge honey or Daghmous honey is the most appreciated honey in Morocco

what is spurge honey

Morocco is one country that knows to appreciate honey. Euphorbia honey (aka Spurge honey or Daghmous Honey) is used a lot in traditional medicine for sore throats, cardiovascular disease, allergic asthma, digestive issues and infertility. Euphorbia, aka spurge, is one of the largest genera of flowering plants in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). With over 2,000 species, euphorbias can range from tiny annual plants to large and long-lived trees and look completely different. Even the beautiful Poinsettia, that we know as Christmas Star, belongs to this huge euphorbia family. Some are used as ornamentals… Read More

What is Sahara honey? Good antimicrobial honey produced in the Saharan oases.

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Yes, there is honey in the desert. It sounds really intriguing, but the Sahara is not only hot desert with no water and no vegetation. Things are not that extreme on all its surface. There are still oases with vegetation, flowers and insects. Among them, there are honeybees that managed to remain isolated from the rest of bees of the world, for at least 5,000 years. They are free of the omnipresent parasite called “varoa mite” and the plants they… Read More

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