Australia Cloverdale Honey

Cloverdale Beekeepers Choice Honey is a popular honey brand in Australia, with a golden yellow colour and lovely smell. It comes from the flower of the forest trees in Australia, and tastes fresh and sweet!
Recently, the Consumer Council sampled different brands of honeys in the Hong Kong market to carry out laboratory tests. Results showed that the honeys in some brands were not pure. Our company paid money to hire a European laboratory company to test the Cloverdale honey, it showed that the source of Cloverdale honey mainly comes from Australian trees, it is 100% pure Australia Honey, not adulterated with other sugars.
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Nutritional Value of Honey

Honey is a natural and nutritious food with sweet aroma. In addition to water, honey mainly contains carbohydrates, and with a certain amount of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes and so on. Sugar accounts for 70-80% of the total weight of the honey, mainly fructose and glucose, which accounts for 80-90% of carbohydrates in honey, except that, honey also contains a small amount of maltose, sucrose, etc. The average content of mineral is about 0.04% -0.06%, minerals mainly include potassium, calcium, iron, sodium, manganese, silicon and other salts. Honey is considered to be an alkaline food, the potassium content is above 250ppm; vitamin content is low but with many categories, such as vitamin B1, B2, B6, C, H, K, etc., with more than 10 kinds of amino acids. Honey contains a high variety of enzymes, these enzymes are secrete by the bee’s glands in the production of honey, it is one of the natural foods with the highest content of enzymes which help the body digestion, absorption, and promote a series of metabolism and chemical reaction inside the body; 100 grams of honey contains about 1,200-1,500 micrograms acetylcholine which has refreshment and fatigue relief effect.


Health Effects of Honey

Chinese used honey for food and medicinal purposes in a long time ago, "Shen Nong's Herbal Classic": honey is beneficial to human body in the top grade; "Compendium of Materia Medica" records that there are five medicinal functions for honey: clear “Re Qi”, neutralization, detoxification, moistening body and pain relief too ... can reconcile hundreds of herbal medicines and the same function with “Luocao”. 
Overall, the Chinese believe that honey has: nourishing spleen and kidneys, moistening intestines and lungs, detoxification, antiseptic and other effects.


Usage and Storage

Honey is a lovely tonic for men and women (not suitable for baby under 1 year old), the best dosage is 25-50 grams each time. It is suggested not to eat more than 100 grams at a time, otherwise, your body will not absorb excess nutrients, and also may cause mild diarrhea. To serving, please just dissolve the honey in warm boiled water and avoid using high temperature water, otherwise, vitamins and enzymes in the honey will be destroyed. 
Honey is a weakly acidic substance, with a weak chemical reaction with metal, so it should be kept in the non-metallic container (such as glass or plastic buckets). Honey is easy to absorb moisture from the air and undergoes fermentation with a quality change, so it must be sealed properly to prevent from absorbing moisture. The best way to keep the packed honey is to place in a cool, dry and ventilated place, keep away from heat or sunlight to prevent swelling.