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Sour Melipona Honey

Putka Gold Honey 250g

SGD 123.00
Antibiotic honey from Melipona Bees in Bhutan. Produce from Lokchina Gewog Chukha Dzongkhag. This bottle holds 250g of honey.

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Bhutan Natural Raw Sour Putka Honey Melipona Stingless Bee Honey

BHUTAN, THE FIRST CARBON NEGATIVE COUNTRY

Bhutan is the first and only carbon-negative country in the world that is governed by the Gross Happiness Index. About 72 per cent of Bhutan's landmass is a forested area. It emits 1.5 million tons of carbon while its forests absorb approximately 6 million tons of carbon gases. 

 

BHUTAN APICULTURE ACTIVITIES 

Bhutan Sour Honey locally called "Putka Honey" is a superfood harvested by the stingless bees called Melipona under the tribe of Meliponini. 

Stingless Bee Melipona forages in the protected regions of Bhutan between 700 to 1500 meters above sea level at Lokchina Gewog, Chukha District.

Bhutanese Beekeepers do not use harmful pesticides and synthetic fertilisers. They are only relying on Stingless Bee to pollinate their crops and natural manure to increase their yields. 

This amicable relationship with nature ensures the quality of the honey and sustainable ecosystem.

 

APIS MELLIFERA COMPARISON W/ STINGLESS BEE MELIPONA

Unlike the farmed European honey bees (Apis Mellifera), Stingless Bee Melipona has a high tolerance to predators and diseases because of their size and extensive use of propolis, which serves as germicidal and repellent. 

Due to their stingless bee Melipona's small size, they collect nectar within a radius of 300-500 meters of the hive. Hence while farmed European honey bees can produce around 25kg of honey a colony per year, these stingless honey bees produce only around 700g of honey a settlement per year.

 

STINGLESS BEE MELIPONA ANATOMY 

Stingless Bee Melipona is much smaller in size as compared to the usual yellow and black honeybees; about three to five millimetres in size, and a slimmer body structure.

 

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SUSTAINABLE APICULTURE PRACTICE IN BHUTAN

Bhutan farmers will leave at least 37% of the honey for the colony. Harvesting is done only during the honey flow of the mandarin orange seasons (November to January).

 

STINGLESS BEE SOUR HONEY PROPERTIES 

Putka Honey is a high level of propolis that contains Phenolic, Flavonoids and Cinnamic acid derivatives.

Propolis is a complex resinous material that bees collect from tree exudates primarily resins of leaf bud and other botanical sources. It contains all 16 amino acids, glucose, vitamins A, B, C, D and E, bioflavonoids and minerals.

 

Understudy for anti-cancer research; cell cycle arrest, induction of apoptosis, induction of mitochondrial stress, inhibition of cancer cell proliferation and tumour. 

 

Storage - Raw honey does not require to be kept in the refrigerator. Keep at room temperature.

 

BHUTAN NATURAL - SINGAPORE QUALITY ASSURED

Our honey processing and packaging are according to Singapore Food Agency Standards. We performed Periodic Nutritional Analysis by Singapore Food Agency accredited laboratory.

 

The packaging material and label design are customised to comply with Singapore and international regulatory.  

At Bhutan Natural, we only use 100% biodegradable, chemical-free, and food safe cleaning agent to clean and sanitise our honey bottles.

  • It has purified pH12.5 ionised alkaline water that effectively removes oil, dirt and destroys biofilm buildup.

All of our honey has an inner bottle cap sealing liner to prevent contamination and proof of quality.

 

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WHERE TO FIND IT IN BHUTAN

  • Available in Bhutan Natural Thimphu Outlet & Craft Gallery Thimphu.  

 

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不丹土蜂蜜(橘子花) - 不丹顶级产品

 

不丹南方橘子酸味花蜜

 Sour Melipona Honey Bhutan Himalaya Central Asia

简述

不丹土蜂蜜是麦蜂(Melipona,一种无刺蜂,收成的超级食品。无刺蜂在不丹海拔7001500米的保护区兴旺。因为小型的身体,差不多35毫米长,以及有个瘦小的身形,它们收成的营养比普通的蜜蜂多。

土蜂蜜的味道有点酸以及香浓味,也有特殊的花香。每个无刺蜂窝能收成大概700克的蜂蜜。

利益

  • 高量的蜂胶内含有全16样氨基酸,葡萄糖,维生素ABCDE,生物类黄酮和矿物质
  • 能舒缓感冒和季节性过敏,降低血压和帮助食物中毒的病症
  • 土蜂蜜现在用在抗癌研究

丰收期和地点

十一月到一月: 奇朗宗, 达加纳, 沙潘, 谢姆冈, 楚卡, 萨姆奇