Ooo Farms Produce
Sahyadri Forest Wild Flower Raw Honey
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
ALTITUDE 2,000 FT ABOVE LEVEL
USEFUL FOR NATURAL HEALING OF BURNS, WOUNDS AND CUTS
DISTINCT TROPICAL FLAVOUR
ANTI-BACTERIAL & ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PROPERTIES
WORKS GREAT AGAINST ALLERGENS
EFFECTIVE IN TREATING DIGESTIVE DISORDERS
GREAT FOR SORE THROAT
ETHICALLY COLLECTED BY TRADITIONAL HONEY COLLECTING TRIBES (THAKARS)
- Honey is an extremely ancient food.
- Several cave paintings in Cuevas de la Araña in Spain depict humans foraging for honey at least 8,000 years ago.
- Large-scale meliponiculture has been practiced by the Mayans since pre-Columbian times.
- The Philistines dabbled in beekeeping as did the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Sumerians, and others.
- The worker honey bee of Apis mellifera was a symbol in ancient Egypt as early as 3100 BC.
- The roots of organized beekeeping in India during the pre-Buddha period can be traced to the Hindu holy books. Ramayana described the existence of ‘Madhuban’ in Kishkinda maintained by King Sugriva. This Madhuban was maintained exclusively for rearing bees for honey. Bees were reared in hollowed logs open at one or both ends, broken gourds or earthen pots in many of our villages; but extraction of honey was by primitive method by squeezing the hive.
- Honey is a remedy for many common ailments.
- In Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine, honey has special importance and also recommended along with breakfast because of its richness in simple sugars.
- Honey contains high quantity of fructose which is insulin independent.
- Honey inhibits the growth of micro-organisms like bacteria, fungi and virus.
- Honey as such is not bactericidal but bacteriostatic. It inhibits growth of many pathogenic bacteria like Bacillus anthracis, Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Escherichia coli, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Salmonella sp., Proteus sp., Vibrio cholerae and many other pathogens.
- Application of honey as wound dressing leads to stimulation of healing process and rapidly clears the infection.
- Honey has cleansing action of wounds, stimulates tissue regeneration, reduces inflammation and honey impregnated pads act as non-adhesive tissue dressing.
- It has been used for the treatment of various ophthalmological conditions like lepharitis, keratitis, conjunctivitis, corneal injuries and chemical and thermal burns to eyes.
- Honey compared with dextrose caused a significantly lower rise in plasma glucose levels in diabetic subjects. It also caused reduction of blood lipids, homocysteine levels and CRP (C reactive protein) levels in normal and hyperlipidemic subjects.
- Honey plays important role in regulating body metabolism, increase immunity, balance the nutrient components and control diseases.
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