Honey
Our Honey is both RAW and ORGANIC.

Raw honey is unprocessed, unheated, is highly valued for its live enzymes which are significantly destroyed in the preparation of commercial, pasteurised honey.

Organic honey is for those who believe in eating only the purest form of this natural sweetener - 100% free of pesticides or environmental pollutants, whereby the nectar and pollen sources consist essentially of organic crops as the origin of bees and locations of apiaries are regulated by a strict set of guidelines.

The 3 key health benefits of honey are related to the fact that:
1. Honey is nature's energy booster
2. Honey is a great immunity system builder, its antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties can help improve digestive system and help you stay healthy and fight disease.
3. Honey is a natural remedy for many ailments

Some Health Benefits of Honey:

VINEGAR AND HONEY
The health benefits of honey and apple cider vinegar drink are widely known. This recipe has traditionally been used as a home self-detox or self remedy for many ailments such as arthritis and even as an anti-aging elixir. It is seen as a powerful cleansing agent. This is a healing elixir with natural occurring antibiotic and antiseptic benefits which fight germs and bacteria.

HONEY AND CINNAMON
The combination of honey and cinnamon has been used in oriental medicine for centuries and people have claimed that the mixture is a formula for many health benefits and a cure for many ailments including hair loss and bad breath.

MILK AND HONEY
For promotion of good digestion and health.
Adding honey to dairy products such as sour milk and yoghurts can improve your digestion and bowel movements.

CHOLESTEROL AND HONEY
The antioxidants in honey are a cholesterol fighter and have the potential to protect against heart disease. It is believed that honey contains about the same range of antioxidants as green vegetables, such as broccoli and spinach and also comparable to fruits such as apples, bananas, oranges and strawberries. Generally, it's been known that dark honey lowers cholesterol more effectively than lighter honey.

BURNS AND SCALDS
Apply honey freely over burns. It cools, soothes and aids rapid healing with minimal scarring. Cover with a clean dressing that is changed frequently.

WOUNDS AND GRAZES
Cover with honey and a clean dressing that is changed frequently.

FOR HANGOVERS
When you get a hangover from drinking too much alcohol, combat its effects by applying honey remedy. Honey is gentle on the stomach and contains a mixture of natural sugars such as fructose which is known to speed up the oxidation of alcohol by the liver, acting as a 'sobering' agent. Follow this recipe: 15ml of liquid honey with 80ml of orange juice and 70ml of natural yogurt. Blend them together until smooth.

ANTI-CANCER
Honey does not cure cancer but what many people don't think enough of or have overlooked is honey possesses carcinogen-preventing and anti-tumour properties!

EYES
Conjunctivitis, blepharitis and other eye infections. Honey applied either neat or diluted to a 25-50% solution in water as an eye drop has been used successfully for a variety of eye ailments and injuries. Two drops of pure, liquid honey placed on a cleaned eye twice daily. If condition persists consult doctor.

AIDING DIGESTION AND PERVENTING ARTHRITIS
Take one tablespoon mixed with 20 mls of cider vinegar and topped up with hot water daily.
Peptic ulcers, gastritis, dyspepsia
30 mls of honey taken before meals 3 times daily may help with these conditions.

GASTRO-ENTERITIS AND REHYDRATION
Use at a concentration of 5% (vol/vol) in place of glucose in rehydration fluids. 2% wt/vol gave a statistically significant reduction in the duration of bacterial diarrhoea in children.

SLEEPLESSNESS
Honey is a mild sedative. Take a large spoonful of honey in a glass of milk before bedtime.

HYPERACTIVITY AND HEART DISEASE
Replace all white sugar with honey.

HIGH ENERGY FOOD SOURCE
Honey is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream so is excellent for fatigue or as a reviver after exercise. For elderly people or invalids with little appetite and for children, it gives a delicious source of calories and energy. It is excellent combined with maize meal and peanut powder as a nutritious porridge to start the day.

COUGHS, COLDS AND SORE THROATS
Honey and lemon mixture is a delicious way to sooth a sore throat and aid recovery from a cold.

Honey has endless health benefits