Tuesday, 23 October 2018

WILD FOREST HONEY

Honey is a sweet liquid made by bees using the nectar from flowers.

There are five varieties of honey bee in INDIA and each honey they collect have unique properties.

WILD HONEY which is collected from the wild forest is known to have more medicinal value due to different types of herbs and trees of the wild.

 For people with diabetes, using honey in very small amounts should not cause blood glucose to spike dramatically. So, people with diabetes may consume honey instead of sugar in moderation, as part of a healthful diet.It has been used in medicine for over 5,000 years.Honey can replace sugar in meals, providing a healthier option. However, they can also add browning and excess moisture to a dish.

Benefits
Modern science is finding evidence for many of the historical uses of honey.

1) Healing wounds and burns

Honey has been consumed for thousands of years for its supposed health benefits. Jar of honey with wooden dipper on top dripping honey.
Honey has been consumed for thousands of years for its supposed health benefits.


2) Reducing the duration of diarrhea

According to research-based reviews on honey, it has been shown to decrease the severity and duration of diarrhea. Honey also promotes increased potassium and water intake, which is particularly helpful when experiencing diarrhea.
Research that took place in Lagos, Nigeria suggests that honey has also shown the ability to block the actions of pathogens that commonly cause diarrhea.

3) Preventing acid reflux

Recent research has shown that honey can reduce the upward flow of stomach acid and undigested food by lining the esophagus and stomach.
This has helped to reduce the risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD can cause inflammationacid reflux, and heartburn.

4) Fighting infections

Honey may even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics, according to research presented in the journal Letters in Applied Microbiology. This type of honey showed action against Ureaplasma urealyticum, a bacteria that is resistant to many different antibiotics.A study published in the journal Pediatrics, which compared honey to placebo in helping children with a cough during the night, found that honey was superior. The researchers concluded:

"Parents rated the honey products higher than the silan date extract for symptomatic relief of their children's nocturnal cough and sleep difficulty due to URI (upper respiratory infection). Honey may be a preferable treatment for cough and sleep difficulty associated with childhood URI."

In The Scientific World Journal, researchers provided data confirming that natural honey was as effective as a eusol antiseptic solution in reducing wound infections.
There is a great deal of evidence supporting the use of honey as a remedy for infection.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends honey as a natural cough remedy.

5) Relieving cold and cough symptoms

The American Academy of Pediatrics also recognizes honey as a treatment for a cough.
However, they advise that honey is not suitable for children under the age of one year.
2007 study by Penn State College of Medicine suggested that honey reduced night-time coughing and improved sleep quality in children with upper respiratory infection to a greater degree than the cough medicine dextromethorphan.

6) Replacing added sugar in the diet

Honey's sweet flavor makes it an ideal substitute for sugar in the diet.
Added sugar in the diet provides excess calories with no nutritional benefit. This can lead to an increased body weight, which comes with an increased risk of high blood pressure and diabetes.
Honey can be added to food and beverages to sweeten the taste without the negative health impact of added sugars. However, since honey is still a sweetener, it is important to remain mindful of how much honey being is used.
Medicinal use
Honeycomb pieces for medicinal use.
Honey is a versatile ingredient with a range of medicinal uses.
Honey has been used to treat a wide array of illnesses, ailments, and injuries.
It can be mixed with other remedies and consumed or rubbed onto the skin. Practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine have attempted to use honey as a remedy for the following:
While not all uses of honey are confirmed as effective, trying it as treatment will not make conditions any worse or cause harm.

Honey is sometimes touted as a cosmetic solution for cracked, dry, pimply, or clogged skin.

Honey in Religions

  • In Islam, there is an entire chapter in the Qur'an called al-Nahl (the Honey Bee). According to the words and deeds of the Prophet Muhammad honey is strongly recommended for healing purposes. Qur'an promotes honey as a nutritious and healthy food.
  •  In Hinduism, honey is one of the five foods used in Hindu worship. It is used widely as an offering to God. In temples, honey is poured over the deities in a ritual called Madhu abhisheka. The vedas and other ancient literature mention the use of honey as a great medicinal and health food.
  •  In Jewish tradition, honey is a symbol for the New Year, Rosh Hashana. At the traditional meal for that holiday, apple slices are dipped in honey. Apples represent life, and honey represents sweetness.
  • In Buddhism, honey plays an important role in the festival of Madhu Purnima, celebrated in India and Bangladesh.,etc., 

WHAT WE DO?
At AMMAJEE ORGANICS, we collect wild honey from the jungles of western ghats with the help of the tribals and provide it to the consumers without processing (As processed honey has more glucose than raw honey and the raw honey is processed naturally by the honey bee in the hive), with best quality , which can be used for medicinal purpose and also for regular use , which helps for healthy lifestyle.

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