Wildflowers provide bees with an excellent source of both pollen and nectar.
Meghalaya is home to many flora, both alpine and temperate, supplying pollen and nectar. Rainfall and cool climatic conditions also affect the flowers growing every season which gives the honey a unique identity.
Zizira's Honey is pure and raw. It's obtained from the sun-soaked pollen and nectar collected by bees in the summer months.
We sourced this honey from many trusted beekeepers, within Meghalaya, some of these villages include; Thad Village, Tynnai Village and Wahkhen village amongst the other villages.
Health Benefits of using Pure Wildflower Honey
Pure Raw honey comes directly from honey bees. It is also called the Nectar of the Gods! and has the following health benefits:
Energy Booster - Honey is rich in carbohydrates. It is thus a good source of energy for your body.
Anti-bacterial and Antifungal - Honey bees add an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide. This gives honey anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. This is how honey helps in the treatment of disorders such as ulcers and bacterial gastroenteritis.
Natural Healing for Skin - This anti-bacterial property that honey has is perfect for healing skin conditions such as scars, scrapes, and burns. It is also anti-microbial properties, stimulates the growth of tissues in wounds, which speeds up the healing process.
Source of Anti-Oxidants - The antioxidants found in honey is great for getting rid of body toxins and helps in the cleansing process of the body, The antioxidants in honey help protect your body from cell damages due to free radical.
Anti - Allergen - Natural honey contains traces of pollen which is why it acts as a natural vaccine and the body gets immunity. This allows the body to build a defense system against pollens. If you are suffering a runny nose, itchy and watery eyes or itchy throat, you can start the healing process by taking a spoonful of honey.
Cough Suppressant - Honey can be used as a natural remedy to combat cold symptoms and sore throat.
Savor the Nectar of the Gods and give your taste buds a divine experience.
Pure Wildflower Raw Honey, has a color and flavor that depends directly upon the source of the nectar, which in this case are the wildflowers.
It has a thick, cloudy and creamy appearance. It does not normally have a shiny, polished texture. It may contain bee pollen and bits of honeycomb. As mentioned earlier the color and texture of the honey vary from season to season.
It has a dark golden color. You will love the smooth consistency and the rich sweet & warm aftertaste that lingers in your taste buds.
What makes this Pure Wildflower Raw Honey unique?
The beekeepers plant the flowers that the bees love or place the hive in a habitat filled with wildflowers. Hence the flavor of this honey comes from the wildflowers growing naturally around the bee's nest.
Pure Wildflower Raw Honey:
- Has been tested free of artificial additives, coloring or preservatives.
- It can be used with beverages, on cakes, biscuits or bread.
- Is a rich source of antioxidants with anti-bacterial properties.
Note: Raw honey might crystallize overtime. This means that you may notice that your honey turned into small sugar crystals. This is because while the beekeeper extracts the honey, small pieces of hive or bee pollen will remain in the honey that starts the crystallization process. These are safe to consume. If you prefer liquid honey, warm the honey bottle in a water container. Be sure to heat it to not more the 40°C, else you might lose all the valuable nutrients in the process.
Pasteurized or Processed honey, on the other hand, is filtered for the perfect looks. But you lose all the nutrients and health benefits you can get from it.
Various Uses of Pure Wildflower Honey:
Whether you are preparing a marinade or topping a cheesecake, Zizira Pure Wildflower Raw Honey is a seamless compliment. Whichever way you use this honey, it will tingle your taste buds.
- Snack on it from the jar using a teaspoon or use it as a spread on bread.
- Drizzle it over your favorite dessert. Use as much as you want.
- Add 1-2 teaspoons to sweeten tea, juice or golden milk.