Sierra Honey Farm is located at the base of the Sierra Mountains and has moved operations to Paso Robles on the Central Coast. A Small Specialty Beekeeper committed to producing the finest “RAW”, Natural Honey in Central California.
Benefits Of Buckwheat Honey
Rich in Antioxidants: Wild buckwheat honey is packed with antioxidants, which can help protect your body’s cells from oxidative stress. Antioxidants play a role in reducing the risk of chronic diseases.
Anti-Inflammatory Properties: It may have anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for individuals dealing with inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.
Cough and Cold Relief: Honey, in general, is known for its soothing properties on sore throats and coughs. Wild buckwheat honey’s thick consistency can provide relief from coughs and colds. It can also help reduce the frequency and severity of coughing at night.
Wound Healing: Topical application of honey, including wild buckwheat honey, has been used historically for wound healing due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Digestive Health: Honey, including wild buckwheat honey, can have mild laxative effects and may help with digestive issues like constipation.
Improved Sleep: Some people find that consuming a small amount of honey before bed can promote better sleep, possibly due to its natural sugars that can help regulate blood sugar levels during the night.
Potential Allergy Relief: There is some anecdotal evidence that consuming locally sourced honey, including wild buckwheat honey, may help reduce allergy symptoms. The idea is that it exposes your immune system to small amounts of local pollen, potentially desensitizing it to allergens.
Natural Sweetener: Like other types of honey, wild buckwheat honey can be used as a natural sweetener in place of refined sugar, which can have various health benefits, such as better blood sugar control.
Nutrient Content: Honey, in general, contains small amounts of vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, calcium, and potassium.
Flavorful: Wild buckwheat honey has a distinct, robust, and earthy flavor. Many people enjoy its unique taste and use it as a flavor enhancer in recipes and beverages.
Honey should not be given to infants under one year old.