Pure Raw Honey is a superior quality honey, and our honey is made by busy bees not far from our farm in the Dandenong Ranges.
Manufacturers process most of the honey you find in grocery stores. Heating the honey helps improve the colour and texture, removing any unwanted crystallizations. Many of the beneficial antioxidants and bacteria are also removed or destroyed in the process.
Raw honey contains antioxidants called phenolic compounds. Some types of honey have as many antioxidants as fruits and vegetables, these help to protect our bodies from cell damage due to free radicals.
Free radicals contribute to the aging process and may also contribute to the development of chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease, studies show that polyphenols in raw honey may play a role in protecting our bodies.
Raw honey can kill unwanted bacteria and fungus. It naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.
Phytonutrients are compounds found in plants that help protect the plant from harm. For example – Some may keep insects away or shield the plant from harsh UV radiation. Phytonutrients provide both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits which help you maintain good health. Because honey is made from plants, it also has phytonutrients. These valuable nutrients are unique to raw honey and disappear when honey is heavily processed.
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Babies less than a year old and adults with a compromised immune system should not eat raw honey, as along with all the beneficial bacteria and nutrients, raw honey can also carry some harmful bacteria.