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Fireweed honey

fireweed honey characteristics

Fireweed honey is a special kind of honey that pairs well with everything – always good to have at home. It doesn’t have exceptional health benefits though recent studies have shown that it has antimutagenic and antitumor properties. Floral source: Fireweed Scientific name: Chamaenerion angustifolium, aka Epilobium angustifolium Other names: fireweed in North America, great willowherb in some parts of Canada, rosebay willowherb in Britain. It is considered that the name “fireweed” comes from the fact that this is often the first plant to… Read More

Longan Honey benefits? It’s a powerful antimicrobial honey.

what is longan honey good for

If you enjoy honey and wonder about longan honey benefits for your health, then you should know that it is a powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial with good results against MRSA. When it is consumed fresh and raw. Longan fruit is more known in the western world as the dragon’s eye. It does resemble an eyeball. The fruit is very common in Asia, but is considered to be a relatively new fruit to the world (acknowledged outside of China only in the… Read More

What gives honey its aroma?

aroma of honey and where comes it from

Volatile organic compounds also known as aroma compounds are the ones responsible for honey aroma. A lot of research has been done these days showing a growing scientific interest in analyzing and understanding honey more and more so that it can be used correctly, more targeted and more efficiently. Honey has been analyzed ever since science entered our lives, from its very beginnings. Its composition is still not complete, there are still compounds unidentified, but in time there will be… Read More

What is spruce honey?

what is spruce honey

Does a spruce have flowers? What is spruce honey then? A special type of honey belonging to the category of honeydew honeys, made not from the nectar harvested from flowers but from the droplets of honeydew that honey bees find on the tree bark. In countries like Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Romania and Slovenia, honeydew honey is beloved by consumers. Honeydew honeys can be classified according to the type of insects that produce the honeydew and according to the tree… 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

Health benefits of strawberry tree honey

what fights colon cancer

Strawberry tree honey also known as arbutus honey fits best in our concept of healing products due to its bitter, unpleasant taste. It’s something deeply rooted in our subconscious that if it’s sweet and pleasant is not healing. Medicine is suppose to be bitter and hard to take. We have to suffer to be healed. A myth, just like a myth is the conception that honey is not good for diabetics. Strawberry tree honey is a rare honey and though… Read More

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