Retama honey is a type of honey produced from the nectar of the Retama shrub (Retama monosperma), which is native to the Mediterranean region. Our unique honey offers several potential benefits.
Rich in antioxidants
Retama honey contains a variety of antioxidants that help protect the body against oxidative stress caused by free radicals. Antioxidants contribute to overall health and well-being by reducing inflammation, supporting the immune system, and potentially lowering the risk of chronic diseases.
Antibacterial and antifungal properties
Honey, including Retama honey, has long been recognized for its antimicrobial properties. It contains natural enzymes and hydrogen peroxide that inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi. This makes it a potential natural remedy for various skin infections and can aid in wound healing.
Soothing effects on respiratory issues
Retama honey may provide relief for respiratory conditions such as coughs, colds, and sore throats. Its texture and natural compounds can help soothe irritated throat tissues and act as a cough suppressant. Many people find it comforting to consume a spoonful of honey or mix it with warm water, lemon, or herbal teas when experiencing respiratory symptoms.
Like other types of honey, Retama honey is a natural sweetener that contains essential nutrients. It provides carbohydrates, enzymes, vitamins, minerals (such as calcium, potassium, and magnesium), and trace amounts of proteins and amino acids. While it shouldn’t be considered a primary source of nutrition, it can complement a balanced diet.
Natural energy boost
The carbohydrates in honey, including Retama honey, can provide a quick energy boost. The natural sugars are easily digested and absorbed by the body, making it a natural source of fuel. Athletes and individuals engaged in physical activities can benefit from incorporating honey into their diet as a natural energy source.
Potential allergy relief
People believe that consuming locally produced honey, including Retama honey, can help alleviate seasonal allergies. The theory is that by regularly consuming small amounts of honey that contains local pollen, the body becomes desensitized to the allergens over time.
Rich in potassium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, selenium, calcium and iron.
It’s important to note that while Retama honey has potential health benefits, individual experiences may vary.
Pure Retama Honey 1kg
Price €15.00 per 1kg jar.
Pure Retama Honey 0.5kg
Price €8.00 per 0.5kg jar.
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It’s always advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before using honey or any natural product for therapeutic purposes, especially if you have specific health conditions or concerns. Not for infants under one year of age. Additionally, honey should not be given to infants under one year of age due to the risk of botulism.
It’s worth noting that honey allergies are relatively uncommon compared to other food allergies. If you suspect you may be allergic to honey or have experienced allergic reactions after consuming it, it is advisable to consult with an allergist for proper evaluation, diagnosis, and guidance.