Ancient Egyptians, Chinese, Greeks, Romans and indigenous tribes all realised the wondrous healing properties of honey centuries ago. Here are nine ways that honey was used in traditional healing.
Honey is big business. With jars of Manuka and Yemeni Sidr honey selling in the UK for £100 a jar, it is not surprising that international honey laundering networks would seek to profit from honey. How to spot fake honey...
Most processed honey sold globally is cheap honey imported from China. Chinese honey has a dark history of being contaminated with banned antibiotics that can be fatal to humans.
A study published in the Malaysian Journal of Medical Science in 2015 found that raw honey can help to protect your heart by lowering triglycerides and bad cholesterol in your blood.
Did you know that you could be walking round with up to 10kg of undigested food and rotting faecal matter in your digestive system? It is like carrying a 10kg sack of potatoes everywhere you go.
Scientific research on eucalyptus gum honey has revealed that it has better antibacterial activity than manuka honey. Eucalyptus honey contains a higher number of prebiotics than manuka honey...
Our honeys are delicious enough to be eaten on their own by the spoonful, but here are still six ways to incorporate this natural sweetener into your diet in place of refined sugar.
Raw honey contains natural amino acids, enzymes, pollen, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that processed sugar does not have. These nutrients help the body benefit from raw honey without the harm associated with processed sugar.
Here are six quick things that you can check before you buy honey to make it more likely that the honey is not contaminated with harmful chemicals.