Honey is a popular traditional home remedy for a considerable number of diseases. The most popular one being for annoyingly common cold infections! This is because Honey contains antioxidant, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties that fight against the virus, bacteria, and fungus to treat the cold and its underlying symptoms.
Myths! They say they exist. But no one really talks about them. From our years of experience with honey and honey-based products, here’s everything that we’ve found.
Honey has an eternal shelf life when stored properly in ceramic or glass jars. Oldest edible honey known to mankind are the ones found inside pyramids
The pure honey bottle is best kept at room temperature. It should not be exposed to direct sunlight and kept in a cool and dry place. Ants love it ..so protect your honey from Ants!!
The crystallization of honey is little understood. Many assume that crystallized honey is adulterated or ‘spoiled’.
The crystallization process is natural & spontaneous. Pure, raw & unheated honey has a natural tendency to crystallize over time with no effect on the honey other than color & texture.
The crystallization of honey actually preserves the flavor and quality characteristics of your honey. Many honey users prefer it in this state as it is easier to spread on bread or toast Honey has an eternal shelf life when stored properly in ceramic or glass jars. Oldest edible honey known to mankind are the ones found inside pyramids
The viscosity of the honey is dependent on the weather conditions, the floral & the humidity of the region from were the Honey comes from. Tropical honey could be runnier, however, that doesn't make it diluted.
Pure Honey is not just a sweetener its much more than that with very high health benefits. Like all-natural and unprocessed produce which is yum and healthy!!
What you're looking at is 'honey foam,' which is a result of the tiny air bubbles in the honey escaping to the top. This actually is a sign that the honey has been packed without any heating and thus pure and raw.
Honey is best stored in airtight glass or ceramic containers. Please ensure that the honey is not filled to the brim and there is enough space between the honey and the lid.
Honey in India is traditionally harvested from mid-February till the start of the rainy season. During rainy season bees go into hibernation and good beekeepers allow the bees to hibernate.
Honey is what bees consume especially during their hibernation. Its the main food. Like all things natural they produce it in abundance
Honey is the most natural sweetener for kids which helps develop immunity from the common cold, cough etc.. Honey when given mixed with milk helps them grow.
Honey does not have any of these and is just highly concentrated fructose and glucose liquid very rich in enzymes, micronutrients and vitamins.
For your daily use, metal spoons are good as long as you don't leave the spoon inside the bottle for the complete shelf life of the bottle.
The honey taste is derived from the floral source. Depending on which flower is abundantly available the taste of the honey will vary. So it comes in all tastes.
Organic honey for us is nectar sourced from organically grown flowers. The honey bee in one foraging trip covers a radius of 5 Kms. Organic Flora cultivation in such a large land area is very difficult, hence organic certification as well. In Agmark tests for the same ingredients and then grade them.
Monofloral honey are honey where the bees have mostly foraged on a single flower. In terms pollen ratio, any single floral pollen ratio if it more than 50% the honey can be classified as monofloral. In case of Manuka its honey from the manuka flower in New Zealand, however that doesnt make it the best as there are many such regional monofloral honey's across the world.
Honey can be in different shades, some dark, some pale, some white. The color of honey is completely dependent upon the source and season. All pure honey is just yum to consume.
Honey is made of natural sugar - fructose and glucose while sugar is highly processed used chemicals. Honey is the healthier form of sweetener.