10 Ways Of Using Jarrah Honey

10 Recommended Ways Of Using Jarrah Honey

For many centuries, honey was regarded as sacred due to it’s wonderfully sweet properties as well as its rarity. Since then, although honey is still used for sweetening, much of its use has become focused on its medicinal properties and its use in confectionary. Below are a list of our top 10 ways of using your raw Jarrah honey from Western Australia.

Top Natural Honey Uses

  1. 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. 
  2. Propagating plants: By dipping the cut stem in Jarrah honey, the roots are initiated quickly. 
  3. Low Glycemic Index (GI): Jarrah honey has a lower glucose level than other honeys (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 honeys that are generally higher in glucose
  4. A wound dressing: Apply Jarrah honey to directly into the wound or ulcer to aid their healing. This works on humans and animals. It is best to apply raw honey daily. Useful to aid in the relief of burns including sunburn
  5. A throat lozenge: Consume to ease the pain of a sore throat
  6. An ulcer and bad breath treatment: Jarrah honey helps to fight the stomach bacteria that cause ulcers and bad breath, Helicobacter pylori. 
  7. A mouth ulcer lozenge: Roll a teaspoon of Jarrah honey around the mouth and keep it in the mouth for as long as possible to heal mouth ulcers. Mouth ulcers often occur after chemotherapy and can be very painful and uncomfortable. Jarrah honey is especially good for children with mouth ulcers
  8. Skin moisturiser: Smooth a small amount of Jarrah honey lightly over the skin. Easily remove later with splashes of cold water or comfortable warm water, leaving skin baby soft.
  9. For horses: Jarrah honey has assisted in the treatment of horses with excessive amounts of sand in their stomachs (Sand Colic). The sand apparently can cause severe illness, even death). 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 work better than psyllium treatments. 
  10. Bee sting: Application of honey to an area that has been stung by a bee can provide some relief.