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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

Onion and honey: a natural remedy for bacterial infection!

fight infections with honey and onion

Combining onion and honey we get a natural remedy for bacterial infection. Have you heard this sentence before? Probably not, because science has merely started to study our old folk remedies. They now rediscover the way we should combine food to get the maximum health benefits. I have recently read a page on how an incredible marathoner, with the healthiest lifestyle possible, got diabetes. That type of diabetes that only gets worse, no matter what pills, shots or food someone can… Read More

Seabuckthorn and honey or how to boost immune system naturally!

seabuckthorn for immunity

I was searching the internet for “seabuckthorn for immunity” and I found nothing! OMG! I searched for “How to boost immune system naturally” and among those 26 links found, there was nothing related to “seabuckthorn”, “sea-buckthorn” or “sea buckthorn”. How come? The East has been using it, exactly for this, for hundreds of years. It is mentioned in the Tibetan medical classic “‘rGyud Bzi” in the eight century. Folk say that that even Genghis Khan fed his legendary horses with seabuckthorn leaves and… Read More

Royal Jelly health benefits

royal jelly in a queen bee cell

Royal Jelly is very popular in Asia, especially China. Used since the beginning of times in the Chinese medicine, this country also has a lot of studies and literature on it. Unfortunately, all these studies are not accessible to non-Chinese. In the western countries, we have only a few clinical studies, and most of them come from Russian scientists and are rather old. Eg: Shkenderov and Ivanov (in 1983), Ludyanski (1994), Krylov and Sokolski (2000), Asafova (2001) Krylov (2007) Many… Read More

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