Tualang honey (TH) is a Tropical RainForest Honey. It is a multifloral jungle honey. Lately there has been numerousstudies on its potential health benefits and was published and recorded in medical data bases. The honey is produced by the giant rock bee known as Apis dorsata which builds hives on branches of tall Tualang trees of three or four story building high. In Malaysia its mostly located mainly in the north-western region of the Peninsular.
The Wild Tualang Honey
“Jewels of the Jungle” and “World’s Largest Pharmacy” are some of the common terms coined when referring to the thick and rich rainforest of the East. Many reviews were made and research was conducted ranging from study on tissue culture to incidental control clinical trials. Findings has shown that, Tualang honey has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimutagenic, antitumor, antidiabetic properties and also wound-healing. Some of the properties in Manuka Honey the well-researched honey (New Zealand and/or Australian Honey) are also found in Tualang Honey. Distinct differences include higher phenolics, flavonoids, 5-(hydroxymethyl) and furfural (HMF). Tualang Honey is also more effective against some gram-negative bacterial strains in burn wounds.
Health Benefits of Tualang Honey
Bee Honey from Tualang trees growing in deep tropical rainforest is 100% organic, pure and natural. It is free from chemicals, pesticides, preservatives and antibiotics. Every drop of honey holds a spark of life. Honey is rich in nutrients, enzymes, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other supplements that is required by the human body on a daily basis. It can be eaten on bread or consumed as health drink with healing properties and medical benefits. Tualang honey has higher phenolic content and greater radical scavenging activity compared with other honey sources.
(see PubMed Article:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21530807)
Regular application of bee honey can provide nourishment and help prevent illnesses such as Asthma, Sinus infections, Allergies, Acne, Hair loss, Cancer, Fatigue, Headaches, Hemorrhoids, Mucus phlegm, Lower back pain, Tuberculosis, Weak heart, Joint pain, Cough, Eye problems, Hypertension, Dizziness, Gastric, Constipation and Insomnia.
Other Health Benefits
- Contains antioxidants that reduce cell destruction by free radicals
- Increase stamina and energy supply
- Boosts sexual vigor and virility
- Boosts body metabolism
- Improves wound healing
- Improves blood circulation
- Improves digestive system
- Makes skin smooth and tender
Disclaimer: Do not feed honey to babies who are 2 years or younger. Please also ensure that you are not allergic to honey before consuming it.