Sourced from Rural Western Australia
10 Benefits of Jarrah Honey
1. Used For Propagation
Jarrah honey is used in propagating. By dipping the cut stem of the plant into the honey, it’s roots are initiated quickly.
2. Wound Dressing
Jarrah honey aids in the dressing of wounds and relief for burns as well as sunburns. When applied directly to the wound or ulcer it accelerates healing. Jarrah honey is known for healing partial-thickness burns and wounds that may have become infected after surgery.
Jarrah honey is also an effective treatment for diabetic foot ulcers, which are serious complications that can lead to amputation.
3. Cure For Sore Throats
Rich with anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, jarrah honey serves as a kind of natural antibiotics to stop sore throat and other irritations
A study found that honey did a better job of treating nighttime coughs and improving sleep than both the popular cough suppressant dextromethorphan and the antihistamine diphenhydramine (Benadryl).
4. Bad Breath Treatment
Jarrah honey helps to fight helicobacter pylori, a bacteria that causes Halitosis (bad breath).
How to naturally treat bad breaths with Jarrah Honey? Easy.
- Apply the Jarrah Honey even on your gums.
- Use your tongue to spread the honey around your mouth to get rid of bacteria.
- Do this for 3-5 minutes, you would start to notice that the bad odour disappears totally.
A lot of patients have shown reviews on the efficacy of Jarrah honey!
5. Treatment For Mouth Ulcers
Mouth ulcers may occur after chemotherapy and are most times painful and uncomfortable. To treat, roll a teaspoon of jarrah honey around the mouth and keep it in the mouth as long as possible without swallowing it. Jarrah honey works especially on children with mouth ulcers.
6. Relief For Bee Sting
Have you been accidentally stung by a bee? Applying jarrah honey to the affected area would bring immediate relief. Jarrah Honey helps with wound healing, pain, and itching.
7. Treatment For Horses
Horses with an excessive amount of sand in their stomachs (sand colic) can be aided with the use of this honey. 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 be more effective than psyllium treatments.
8. Sweetner For diabetics
Jarrah honey has a lower glucose level than other kinds of honey (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 kinds of honey that are generally higher in glucose.
Naturally honey has a lower glycemic index than sugar, which means it won’t spike your blood sugar levels the way sugar will. Jarrah honey also has a sweeter taste than sugar and may help you use less sweetener on foods. This makes it a better option than sugar. It was found that swapping honey for pure sugar is an effective way to keep blood sugar levels steady.
9. Boost you memory
Jarrah honey can improve both short- and long-term memory, especially in menopausal and postmenopausal women. In one study, postmenopausal women who were given honey treatments for several weeks saw as much improvement in their immediate memory as women are given hormone therapy of Estrogen and progestin.
10. 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. Jarrah honey in warm water is an excellent drink after dinner.