Jarrah Honey | Liquid Gold
A Western Australian product, Jarrah honey is a monofloral honey that comes from the Jarrah tree with the botanical name of Eucalyptus Marginata. The jarrah tree is a huge tree that lives up to a 1000 years and can grow up to 40 meters in hight and 3 meters in diameter.
The jarrah tree is a huge tree that lives up to a 1000 years and can grow up to 40 meters in hight and 3 meters in diameter.
Jarrah honey or liquid gold is, unfortunately, quite costly and very difficult to obtain since this tree blooms every two to three years if temperatures exceed 25 Celsius and there is adequate rainfall. Jarrah honey has all the benefits of manuka and more, it’s added value is in the fact that jarrah honey’s active component is a naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide that has double the antimicrobial features of manuka while maintaining the sweetness.
10 Amazing Benefits and Uses for Jarrah Honey
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
By dipping the cut stem in Jarrah honey , the roots are initiated quickly
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
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
An ulcer and bad breath treatment:
Jarrah honey helps to fight the stomach bacteria that causes ulcers and bad breath, Helicobacter pylori
Consume to ease the pain of a sore throat
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
A sweet drink:
Jarrah honey in warm water is an excellent drink after dinner
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
Application of honey to an area that has been stung by a bee can provide some relief
It is used for
Skin and Fungal Infections
Jarrah honey has the ability to treat all kinds of skin infections, as well as having antifungal properties making it very efficient in the treatment of candida. Due to its antimicrobial properties, jarrah honey is also the perfect antidote for a sore throat.
It is also very useful for diabetics because of its low glucose levels and low glycemic index making it helpful in reducing insulin response in the body as well as reducing blood cholesterol levels.
Skin Care Properties
Jarrah honey has three times more antioxidants than manuka honey thus it helps in activating cell renewal, stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, as well as helps fight acne. It is also used to relieve burns and sunburns.