Pongamia pinnata (Indian Beech Tree) commonly known as Honge tree in Karnataka is one of the few nitrogen fixing tree naturally spread across coasts and river bank of India and Burma.It is often planted as an ornamental and shade tree. its oil-rich seeds are primarily used as fuel for light and cooking and also root, bark, leaves, sap, and the flower is known for medicinal properties and traditionally used as medicinal plants. Concentrated fruits or seeds extract can be found in various herbal preparations which are widely available in the market today.
Honge honey is collected from apiaries located in a large plantation of a honge trees. Honge honey is enriched with medicinal properties of this traditional Indian plant, honge honey is most effective for skin diseases, ulcers, gum diseases, cuts, eczema, anorexia, arthritis, etc.
In Ayurveda, honey is used to treat high blood pressure, diabetes, skin conditions, periodontal infections, throat infections and allergies.
Honey contains an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide which makes it antibacterial and anti-fungal.
Besides excellent nutritional value, it can also be also used as a calming and sedative agent.
Honey has the ability to inhibit ulcers and prevent cancer.
Honey improve metabolism, which keeps our body slim and fit.
It is a rich source of antioxidants and helps prevent premature aging, cardiovascular diseases and improve eyesight.
Honey has anti-inflammatory effects. It is used to relieve a cough, cold and sore throat pain.
The drying effect of the simple sugars and honey’s antibacterial nature helps soothe injuries and prevent infections.
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Ingredients: Pure natural honey
Tasting notes: Honge honey tops in flavor among other locally produced honey. This honey is quite sweet in flavor.
Color: Amber color with medium to dark intensity.
Usage: Honge honey pairs well with strong cheeses and buttery toasts.
Terroir: Honge plantations in Andhra Pradesh.
Precautions and Storage
Honey is a miracle of nature, it never goes bad. It was reported that archaeologists found 2000-year -old jars of honey in Egyptian tombs and they still tasted pure and delicious.
Honey should not be heated or mixed with hot foods.
Honey should not be refrigerated, it accelerates the honey’s crystallization*. Store honey in room temperature.
Honey should never be mixed with fermented beverages like whiskey, rum, brandy etc.
Honey should not be fed to infants under one year of age.
Crystallization* is the natural process in which liquid in honey becomes solid. If your honey crystallizes, simply place the honey jar in warm water and stir until the crystals dissolve.