10 Amazing Benefits and Uses for Jarrah Honey

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  1. As a drink:
    Put a spoonful of pure Jarrah honey in a cup of hot water and sip this. This is equivalent to one serve of an antioxidant
  2. Propagating plants:
    By  dipping the cut stem in Jarrah honey , the roots are initiated quickly
  3. Low Glycemic Index (GI):
    Jarrah honey has a lower glucose level than other honeys (it is higher in fructose) and therefore can be suitable, in moderation, for people with diabetes (consult your doctor first).  For this reason Jarrah honey also takes longer to crystallise than other honeys that are generally higher in glucose
  4. A Wound dressing:
    Apply Jarrah honey to directly into the wound or ulcer to aid their healing.  This works on humans and animals.  It is best to apply raw honey daily. Useful to aid in the relief of burns including sunburn
  5. A Lozenge:
    Consume to ease the pain of a sore throat
  6. An ulcer and bad breath treatment:
    Jarrah honey helps to fight the stomach bacteria that causes ulcers and bad breath, Helicobacter pylori
  7. A mouth ulcer lozenge:
    Roll a teaspoon of Jarrah honey around the mouth and keep it in the mouth for as long as possible to heal mouth ulcers.  Mouth ulcers often occur after chemotherapy and can be very painful and uncomfortable.  Jarrah honey is especially good for children with mouth ulcers
  8. A sweet drink:
    Jarrah honey in warm water is an excellent drink after dinner
  9. Jarrah honey has assisted in the treatment of horses with excessive amounts of sand in their stomachs – Sand Cholic – (the sand apparently can cause severe illness, even death). Jarrah honey is mixed with the equine feed such as bran and picks up the sand to assist in natural passing through the intestine. This treatment seems to work better than psyllium treatments
  10. Bee sting:
    Application of honey to an area that has been stung by a bee can provide some relief