Raw Wildflower Honey
(£8.50 480 g)
Wildflower honey, also known as polyfloral honey, is derived from the nectar of numerous species of flowers or blossoms. The taste, aroma and flavour will vary from season to season, depending on which flowers are dominant at the time the nectar is collected. The composition of the multi-flower honey is always different seasonally and by regions. This honey is known as one of the most beneficial as the wide range of medicinal herbs, garden herbs and plants visited by the bees providing all their goodness to the Wildflower Honey. The Raw Wildflower Honey has a wide variety of sugars, organic acids, essential oils, rich in minerals and containing elements that enhance beneficial physiological effects.
Beside the unique taste, aroma and flavour, there also health benefits of wildflower honey. That’s a result of the ingredients contains in wildflower honey.
Raw wildflower honey or goldenrod honey is often used by pollen allergy sufferers to lessen their sensitivity to pollen by eating 1 to 2 tsp. of it each day. The idea is, that by introducing small amounts of pollen into their system by eating raw honey, a tolerance to pollen allergens is built up.
The most notable health benefits of local wildflower honey include its ability to increase energy levels and suppress allergic reaction among others.
If you are planning to buy wildflower honey for its health-benefits, it must be raw wildflower honey. Heating honey (pasteurization) destroys the all of the pollen, enzymes, propolis, vitamins, amino acids, antioxidants, and aromatics. Honey that has been heated and filtered is called commercial, liquid or regular honey.
Wildflower honey can be used different ways: to sweeten beverages, such as coffee, tea, added to smoothies. You can try drizzling golden wildflower honey on top of pancakes or waffles instead of syrup or using it on muffins and biscuits instead of jam. Local wildflower honey is an amazing natural alternative to refined white table sugar or corn syrup.
Good to know: Wildflower honey has the tendency to crystallise quickly. This is a natural process of raw honey and it does not affect the quality. If you prefer runny honey just place the jars in warm water (max 40C) or put it on the radiator and it will return to its runny form. Never microwave Raw Honey!