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How to Store Raw Honey

Storing Honey Before and After It Has Been Opened Raw honey is defined, in basic terms, as honey that has not been chemically or commercially treated in any way. Raw honey is honey in its purist form, right from the hive and contains many health benefits that make it very popular. According to the National…

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Horse Wounds and Manuka Honey

Review of Manuka Honey Reveals it Controls Inflammatory Responses Manuka honey, an organic substance that is found and cultivated in New Zealand has always been praised for its anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. These beneficial properties are in large part attributed to the presence of high levels of methylgluoxal in Manuka honey. But, aside from these…

Are You Tasting Honey Properly?

Why You May be Tasting Honey All Wrong Amina Harris is the director of the Honey and Pollination Center for the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, operating out of UC Davis. Harris has a “pretty sweet” job according to many – her occupation includes curating a honey library and holding honey tastings.…

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Does Honey Really Last Forever?

Why Honey Has an “Eternal” Shelf Life Archeologists often find something unexpected when they are excavating ancient Egyptian tombs. What they find is surprising – clay pots filled with honey that could be thousands of years old. The most surprising part of these discoveries is that the honey is still preserved and unspoiled. Many believe…