Kodaikanal Honey is taken from the forests of Kodaikanal which is a hilltown in India. It has a strong aroma and a slightly bitter aftertaste. It goes well with hot tea.
Forest honey has effective antioxidants because it contains significant plant compounds such as ascorbic acid, catalase, flavonoids, glucose oxidase, and selenium.
These prominent compounds provide their anti-oxidant properties to honey making it beneficial in preventing heart diseases, stroke, and a few types of cancer.
Forest honey is a source of Calcium, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Niacin, Riboflavin, Potassium, Pantothenic acid, Phosphorus, and Zinc. Honey also has 22 powerful amino acids.
The nutritional profile, color, and taste may vary based on seasonal nectar.
The bee pollen is only found in forest honey and is high in enzymes, fatty acids, carotenoids, and important micronutrients. It is anti-allergenic so it can boost immunity and reduce inflammation.
Forest honey is an excellent remedy for skin complexion, acne, and dandruff as it has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Some of the medicinal plants of Kodaikanal are listed below so you will know how healthy nectar is collected to make this honey.
- Garden Asparagus
- European Beach
- Soap Bark Tree
- Peruvian Mastic tree
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