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Latin Honey Shop Raw Organic Red Gumbo Limbo Honey from Mexico

Raw Organic Red Gumbo Limbo Honey from Mexico

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This wildflower honey with a very high pollen content is derived predominantly from the red Gumbo Limbo tree native to Mexico that is used locally for its properties to increase libido, cleanse the blood and treat sexual dysfunction. It tastes so good that brown bears frequently attack its hives to get to the honey before the beekeepers can.

Several customers have informed us that this honey has instantly relieved their hay fever where Manuka honey, Yemeni Sidr honey, local honey and other organic honeys have failed.

Size: 454g (1lb) net weight in a glass jar
Colour: deep red
Set/runny: runny
Organic: certified organic by the Organic Food Federation (UK), GB-ORG-04

Read on for more details about the origin, taste and health benefits of this liquid honey.

3000 feet high in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range in north-eastern Mexico lie vast swathes of red Gumbo Limbo trees surrounded by sunflowers and pistachio plants.

This is a mountain wildflower honey that is produced by the bees that feed on the nectar from these flowers, trees and plants. Approximately one third of this honey is produced from bees that feed on the nectar from the fruits of the red Gumbo Limbo tree.

This honey is so tasty that both brown bears and beekeepers from the famous Moreno beekeeping family race to gather this honey. What the Morenos harvest is brought to your table straight from the hive, raw, living and unfiltered.

The Gumbo Limbo tree (scientific name bursera simaruba) is a large tree that grows up to 25m high. It has a red shaggy bark that peels off in paper-thin strips and is native to northern Mexico and central America:

Its leaves are 5-12 cm long and the tree produces small round fruits about 8 mm long:

Tasting notes: Smoky, woody, sandalwood with nutty notes of earth and a crispy pistachio finish
Texture: Silky smooth liquid (crystallises at cold temperatures with fondant-like crystals)
Aroma: Aromatic, of sandalwood
Sweetness: medium

This honey tastes delicious straight from the spoon, over toast or porridge, or with good quality yoghurt, fresh cream or ice-cream. In Mexico, it is used as a sauce to go with barbecued meat.

Increase libido - sexual dysfunction - impotency - aphrodisiac - cleanses blood - anti-viral - urinary tract infections - cystitis - venereal diseases - skin diseases and rashes - digestion problems

The bark of the Gumbo Limbo tree, the principal tree from which this honey is derived, has been used in traditional herbal remedies all over central America and the Caribbean for centuries due to its very strong antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.

Several customers have informed us that this honey has instantly relieved their hay fever where Manuka honey, Yemeni Sidr honey, local honey and other organic honeys have failed.

In The Bahamas, it is used as an aphrodisiac to increase libido and to treat impotency.

In Mexico, it is used to treat venereal diseases, snake bite and all types of digestion problems. 

In Peru, it is used as a tonic to cleanse and purify the blood.

In Belize, it is used to treat urinary tract infections, sunburn and skin allergies.

For maximum health benefits, eat a teaspoon of this honey first thing in the morning on an empty stomach or mix it into a glass of cool water and drink it.

For medicinal purposes, mix a teaspoon of this honey into a glass of cool water and drink three times a day.

Note: unless where specifically mentioned, none of these statements have been clinically proven in scientific trials.