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Latin Honey Shop Raw Organic Volcano Sunflower Honey from Mexico

Raw Organic Volcano Sunflower Honey from Mexico

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Sunflower honey is one of the rarest honeys in the world. The sunflower is native to Mexico where Native American tribesmen have been benefiting from its oil, seeds and honey for over 5000 years.

Size: 454g (1lb) net weight in a glass jar
Colour: bright yellow
Set/runny: set with a fondant-like texture
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 set honey.

With a summit at 15354 feet, the dormant Nevado de Toluca volcano in central Mexico is considered the fourth highest peak in Mexico.

In traditional languages, it is known as the mountain of the "nine lakes", after the deep lakes located around its crater.

8000 feet high, the slopes of the volcano are draped with blankets of golden sunflowers:

As morning breaks, bees begin to feed on the nectar from these sunflowers to produce our Raw Organic Volcano Sunflower Honey.

Tasting notes: Warm, of fresh fruit and flowers with a crispy finish of candied spicy citrus fruit peel
Texture: Set with fondant-like crystals
Aroma: Aromatic, of fresh flowers
Sweetness: medium

The sunflower is native to Mexico where Native American tribesmen have been benefiting from its oil, seeds and honey for over 5000 years.

Due to the heliotropic (sun-following) nature of the sunflower plant, sunflower extracts possess an extremely high concentration of pollen and beneficial minerals.

Sunflower extracts contain hydrogen peroxide, a natural antibacterial agent that is formed when the glucose in the honey reacts with the enzymes secreted by bees. Bacteria are unable to survive in the presence of hydrogen peroxide.

The high concentration of pollen in sunflower extracts can help strengthen the body's immune system function to help it fight infections. Flooding the body with high concentrations of sunflower pollen are used to help the body fight the causes of hay fever.

When applied as a face mask on clean skin for 20 minutes before rinsing, sunflower extracts unclog the skin pores, nourish the skin and make the skin softer and brighter. 

Due to the fine crystals in crystallised sunflower honey, it can be used to exfoliate dead skin cells from the skin.

This honey can be used like ordinary honey but is best taken as a teaspoon of this honey mixed into a glass of cool or warm (not hot) water and drunk three times a day on an empty stomach.

                                                                                                         

Note: unless where specifically mentioned, none of these statements have been clinically proven in scientific trials and none of these statements constitute a claim as to any health benefit.