Ingredients in Roselle Honey
Roselle honey is a combination of natural ingredients that are beneficial as well as flavorful. The basic ingredients in this infusion are:
Mawsynram Honey - A natural honey that is directly collected from the dense forests of Mawsynram where the flora is in abundance. Our Mawsynram honey is provided to us by our partnered beekeeper, Kong Elvira who hails from Thieddieng village in Mawsynram. This honey is pure, raw, and is free from all artificial additives.
Roselle calyces - Roselle also known as rosella or hibiscus is a plant that is widely found in Meghalaya. It is cultivated for the external portion of its flowers, known as calyces or sepals that are edible. These beautiful ruby coloured calyces are used locally in beverages, sauces, jellies, chutneys, and pickles. Its leaves and stalk are also edible and are used as salads, for seasoning curries or cooked vegetables or meat. Flowers of this plant are also used as a liquid for natural dyes.
Roselle has also been utilized as a therapeutic plant for decades. Traditionally, it was used for treating toothaches, infections of the urinary tract, cold, and even hangovers. The dried calyces contain flavonoids and have a major pigment known as hibiscin in it. It also has a high vitamin C content that brings about some of its health benefits.
Roselle honey has been created with love and with the intention to provide you with the most delicious honey infusion. It offers you the pleasure of consuming natural rich ingredients such as Roselle or ‘Jajew’ of Meghalaya in the most convenient way by simply infusing it with the most versatile ingredient – Honey!
Our Mawsynram honey gets infused with the richest and unique ingredient that is roselle calyces that makes the honey extremely delicious and its mouthwatering aroma is what makes it special. The lovely and beautiful ruby-coloured calyces give the infusion a wonderful and pretty red colour that is immensely attractive and appealing. The consistency of this honey is so smooth that it easily dribbles down a spoon to give your food that extra sweetness and colour.
The sweet and tangy taste is so pleasing and satisfying that will make you want more. It is an infusion you will definitely love! The uniqueness in its composition and the burst of flavours it produces is worthwhile and the benefits it produces makes it more remarkable.