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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 about manuka honey’s strong antibacterial properties? What makes it so special?

what about manuka honey antibacterial power

Honey is known for its antibacterial properties, but what is it about manuka honey that makes it so special to cost $520 per kilogram? Manuka honey became very popular when people heard that it could kill the drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Acinetobacter baumannii, and Enterococci species. These are just some of the nosocomial pathogens with increased antimicrobial resistance that cause difficult-to-treat infections worldwide. Manuka honey has both antimicrobial properties and the ability to increase the efficacy of approved antibiotic drugs. Its fame grew with a multitude… Read More

What is nenas honey?

how is pineapple honey or nenas honey

Pineapple honey is a rare type of honey, also known as nenas honey in Malaysia. Although pineapples have a wide distribution around the world, its nectar is not sought by honey bees and their pollination is not needed. This honey is often find in countries that encourage beekeeping and when the hives are placed in the middle of a pineapple crop. In other words, by forcing the bees to collect that type of nectar. Pineapple is the 3rd most important… Read More

What are the health benefits of eating honey from Malaysia?

the benefits of eating natural honey from malaysia

The health benefits of eating honey cannot be comprised in a single article, that’s why this website was born. But here are some of the health benefits of natural honey found in Malaysia, a country with monsoons, rainforest and different kinds of bees. The phrase “medicinal honey” refers to honey in general and also to “medical grade honey“. Malaysia is proud of having 3 exceptional types of medicinal honey: tualang, gelam and kelulut honeys, all produced by wild bees. (the… Read More

What types of honey can we find in Malaysia?

what honeys are in malaysia

Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. It’s a country known for its beaches, rainforests and the 451m-tall Petronas Twin Towers. It has Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences and the capital is Kuala Lumpur. It has land borders with Thailand in West Malaysia, and Indonesia and Brunei in East Malaysia. It is linked to Singapore by a narrow causeway and a bridge. The country also has maritime boundaries with Vietnam and the Philippines. picture source operationworld.org Malaysia is within the equatorial region, where… Read More

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