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Are there vitamins in honey? Er, NO?!

honey has 6 vitamins: b1, b2, b3, b5, b6 and C

There are no vitamins in honey?? Well, almost. “Honey” is a generic word. It represents a class, including as many types of honey as many flowers exist. Or trees, because honey can be made from drops of dew, found on the trees. We cannot possibly compare a chamomile with a fir tree, or a cactus. How can we compare chamomile honey with fir tree honey? We cannot. But we CAN talk about an average, we can compare the tests made in time,… Read More

Sidr honey benefits for health

sidr honey health benefits

Despite tradition and recent scientific research on honey benefits for health, Sidr honey is still surrounded with a lot of doubt, even in the Arab world. It it said that Sidr honey was used in magic and sorcery along with others treatment uses. Yet, their culture says that hundreds of years ago, Sidr honey was given as gift to kings and princes, to express appreciation and loyalty. In India Sidr honey is used with trust to cure eye conditions and clear vision. Somebody said very beautifully… Read More

Sidr Honey

sidr honey benefits for health

Even more expensive than manuka honey, Sidr honey also known as Ziziphus honey has gained a lot of popularity these days. The Arabian world doesn’t trust it for nothing. It was mentioned in the Qur’an, and the prophet recommends it for any kind of illness of the body. ‘Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Qur’an is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Qur’an and honey.’ It is claimed… Read More

Tualang honey benefits for health

tualang honey benefits

Honey benefits for health are well-known today, especially those of manuka honey’s. But only a few of us have heard, for example, of tualang honey, which has exceptional health benefits for our health. The School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, has researched tualang honey the most. Its studies have been published by The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences. In May 2013, they published the “Review of the Medicinal Effects of Tualang Honey and a Comparison with Manuka Honey”. Although the health benefits of Manuka… Read More

Tualang honey. What is tualang honey?

apis dorsata on a nest in taulang tree

One of my friends asked me the other day “What is tualang honey? Like a tree honey? Well, not quite. The tree is offering a sort of shelter, a place for a safer home for the bees, but the honey is made from all the flowers of the jungle. So, here is the answer: The tualang honey is a multifloral jungle honey, produced by an Asian type of bee called Apis dorsata, in nests hanging from the high branches of the tualang… Read More

Ikaria honey or What is the secret for a long life?

ikaria honey holds the secret for a long life

Greeks seem to know what is the secret for a long life! Ikaria honey. And coffee. And tea. Long naps. And wine. 🙂 Ikaria has become a really intriguing island. It is one of the few places in the world where people live longer than the rest of us. If we ask them how they do it, they will say that it’s the air, or the sun, the wine or the tea. Some scientists say it’s because of the coffee, and… Read More

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