Raw Honey

  • The honey that is immediately taken out of cells of honeycombs is called crude.
  • Contains bee pollen and propoli, which enhance health benefits.
  • Straight raw honey can contain dead bees, legs, wings, hunks of wax, and other impurities but is strained out before bottling.
  • Can not be heated above 95 degrees.
  • It is NOT filtered or pasteurized.
  • Free from any additives.

Commercial Honey

  • Heavily processed and maybe chemically refined.
  • Excessively heated, destroying natural enzymes, vitamins and minerals.
  • Filtering and processing eliminates many of the beneficial phytonutrients, including pollen and propolis.
  • Golden, syrup- like honey that is clear is processed.
  • Can be sourced from bees treated with antibiotics and come from inorganic hives.
  • Pasteurized and filtered honey may have additives.

helpful nutritional facts from healthy lifestyle secretsSecret: Raw honey works as a natural cough syrup. A single dose of honey can reduce mucus secretion and coughing. It is just as effective as over the counter cough medicine.

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