Tested by the certified laboratory, Bhutan Buckwheat Honey contains high levels of antioxidant activities, especially in the Total Flavonoid content and holds promising antibacterial activity; Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MBC).
Buckwheat Honey ranges from amber to dark amber colour and tends to crystallise very slowly. It has a malty sweet and spicy taste with a unique aroma. Its scientific name is Fagopyrum esculentum, begins flowering from 73 days after sowing with blooms in an optimal temperature of 64°F. Honey harvesting is from August to October.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BUCKWHEAT HONEY
This natural buckwheat honey contains higher fructose level with pollen and propolis. Propolis contains all 16 amino acids, glucose, vitamins A, B, C, D and E, bioflavonoids, and minerals. Bioflavonoid plays a role in repairing and improves the systems of the human body. Bee pollen is a super nutritious compound, containing all the nutrients required by the human body. It is a source of proteins, vitamins, minerals, beneficial fatty acids, carotenoids and bioflavonoids, which are helpful to cardiovascular health.
It has high antioxidant contents; contains polyphenol that gives its distinctive dark colour.
May raises your insulin level but does not increase your Glucagon-like polypeptide one and ghrelin level (the Hunger hormone).
Storage - Raw honey does not require to be kept in the refrigerator. Keep at room temperature.
Bhutan Natural Honey is not for the following: children under the age of one, people suffering from pollen allergies, pregnant women, and currently breastfeeding mother.
Children under the age of one should refrain from having Natural Honey because of the rare possibility of being infected with botulism (Clostridium botulinum). After they passed the age of one, their digestive system is mature enough to kill any botulism germs.
People suffering from a severe allergic reaction to bee pollen may encounter anaphylaxis, breathless, hives, and swelling.