As most everyone knows without bees we could not pollinate our citrus crops. There is a magnificent by-product of having bees do our pollinating and it is the most wonderful tasting honey.
Just like eating Sunburst Oranges, eating our Sunburst Orange Blossom Honey has many beneficial properties.
The healing powers of honey have been used for centuries, but you might be surprised how many health benefits you can get from this kitchen staple. This golden liquid has been shown to help fix ailments ranging from a pesky cough to a painful wound.
However, children under the age of one should never consume honey, raw or pasteurized.
Did you know that the ancient Egyptians not only made offerings of honey to their gods, they also used it as an embalming fluid and a dressing for wounds? On that last point, at least, they were on to something.
Today, many people swarm (pun intended) to honey for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Holistic practitioners consider it one of nature's best all-around remedies.
Ancient Olympic athletes would eat honey and dried figs to enhance their performance. This has now been verified with modern studies, showing that it is superior in maintaining glycogen levels and improving recovery time than other sweeteners.
Even the Bible has a direct reference to honey. “My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste:” — King Solomon – Proverbs: 24:13
In the laboratory, honey has been shown to hamper the growth of food-borne pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella, and to fight certain bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, both of which are common in hospitals and doctors' offices.
Recent research shows that honey treatment may help disorders such as ulcers and bacterial gastroenteritis.
When shopping for honey and you'll see that some are lighter, others are darker. In general, the darker the honey, the more antibacterial and antioxidant power it has.
Honey helps with coughs. In a study of 110 children, a single dose of honey was just as effective as a single dose of dextromethorphan in relieving nocturnal cough and allowing proper sleep.
Pure, California Honey created in the Orange Blossoms of the San Joaquin Valley.
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