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Top 7 Raw Honey Benefits

Raw honey is well known for its endless list of health benefits.  So what is raw honey? Raw honey is a pure, unpasteurized sweetener made by bees from the nectar of flowers. Most of the honey consumed today is processed honey.  This is honey that has been heated and heavily filtered before it is packaged up to be sold in grocery shops. This heat treatment and heavy filtering robs the honey of its nutritional value and health powers.  All our honey is kept raw to ensure you can benefit from all its natural goodness.  Here's our 7 top Benefits of consuming raw honey.   1. Antioxidant Powerhouse Raw honey contains an array of plant chemicals that act as antioxidants. Some types of...

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What does the TA rating on honey mean???

honey’s anti-microbial strength is measured by the term “Total Activity (TA)”. The TA is a bacteria killing scale; the higher the TA the greater the antimicrobial strength. The anti-bacterial activity of honey is derived via natural enzymes and chemicals in the honey that originate from the flower that the nectar has been collected from.  Any honey with a TA of greater than 10+ may have beneficial antimicrobial properties, and these properties are more effective as the TA level increases. Note that the UMF value on Manuka honey is essentially the same as a TA value, but the antimicrobial activity is generated by different chemical processes. Total Activity is the combination of Peroxide Activity (PA) and Non-Peroxide Activity (NPA). In Jarrah honey,...

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