Eucalyptus Honey from Australia. Most honey from Australia originates from an amazing variety of native trees. Eucalyptus trees are best known for the Koalas that eat their leaves, but flowers of this tree yield nectar that the bees love to collect
1. Antibacterial properties in Eucalyptus Honey
Eucalyptus honey is naturally antibacterial, supported by hydrogen peroxide, low moisture and low PH. Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, it reduces bacteria at the site of the infection.
2. Source of vitamins and minerals
Eucalyptus honey boast a rich source of vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin C, potassium, copper, iron and calcium.
3. Rich in anti-oxidants
This honey is a source of potent polyphenols and flavonoids, natural compounds with strong anti-oxidant activity. In fact its level of anti-oxidants is comparable to that of the famous Tasmanian Leatherwood Honey. As such, the antioxidants protect cells from damage and oxidate stress that could worsen inflammation and ageing. This is why such honey is said to possess anti-ageing properties.
Here are the wonderful medicinal uses of Eucalyptus honey and the list is certainly non-exhaustive:
Relief for mild coughs and colds
Natural remedy for respiratory problems
Accelerate healing of wounds, ulcers, burns, cuts, abrasions and sores
Effective on insect bites and stings.
Helps with rheumatism
High blood pressure
The only way to get the full health benefits of this beautiful honey is to consume raw eucalyptus honey on a regular basis.