Honeyhas been a grocery essential for decades, it’s most popular use is being an alternative for sugar and other sweeteners. Honey has also been used as food and medicine for many years – depending on where the bees have gathered their nectar, the honey will have a different colour, texture, taste, and benefits!
In this guide we will look at a variety of different kinds of honey, Raw Creamed Honey, Manuka Honey, Exotic Honey and Honey with Royal Jelly will be the focus.
While all kinds of honey taste amazing and are great alternatives for sugar – they also provide us with a variety of different health benefits such as soothing sore throats, treating digestive issues, boosting the immune system, improving gut health and even treating wounds and burns.
With this guide we hope to match you with your perfect fit, so you can find exactly what you’re looking for.
Raw creamed honey is a great stepping stone into the world of honey. Creamed honey goes through a process that controls crystallization and allows it to be easily spread on toast and enjoyed in a tea. Since the creamed honey is also raw, you will experience not only the great taste but the health benefits as well. Raw honey is said to be full of antioxidants and is great to soothe sore throats.
Manuka honey by Wedderspoon is sourced from the flowers of a Manuka bus which is a medicinal shrub native to New Zealand. Manuka honey has gained recognition due to its medicinal values. Manuka honey has been proven to effectively treat wounds, sores, boils, and burns. It is also known for boosting your immune system and improving overall gut health. Manuka honey can be enjoyed just like your standard honey, or you can take a spoonful to boost your immune system and improve gut health. Overall, Manuka honey would be a great addition to your household.
Looking to expand your honey horizons? Then look no further because exotic honey is the honey for you. Heavenly Organics offers two amazing kinds of honey. One is a White Himalayan honey, sourced from wildflower fields in regions of the Himalayan Mountains. The other is Neem honey which is from the forests of Central India. The white Himalayan honey is light in colour with a velvety, smooth texture. Whereas, the Neem honey is dark and robust. Both can be enjoyed in tea, on warm cereals, or even pancakes.
Dutchman’s Gold Royal Jelly honey is a special kind of honey with a smooth and creamy texture. Royal Jelly is produced by worker honey bees, this is specifically made to develop and nurture the future queen bee. Royal Jelly can be sold and consumed separately, but it is most commonly added to honey. Some Royal Jelly benefits include but are not limited to immune system support, antibiotic effects, kidney, pancreatic and liver disease support, healthy skin and fighting cancer. Enjoy as you would any of your other kinds of honey.
Overall, honey is an amazing product that is not only a healthy alternative to refined sugars and sweeteners.
It provides us with amazing health benefits and a great taste, and with so much variety on the market, there are dozens upon dozens available to us.
At Goodness Me! We have honey for everyone, so pick some up today and start to expand your horizons on honey.