Buckwheat honey is considered to be honey of highest quality and most beneficial to health.
Buckwheat honey has a dark brown shade, distinctive smell and taste.
The healing and curing aspects of buckwheat honey: improves the flow of blood in capillaries; cleanses the walls of blood vessels; improves the recovery of damaged tissues; improves the functions of the nervous system; cures infections; helps to renew the blood; increases the level of hemoglobin in the blood; is very helpful in various blood sicknesses (buckwheat is chemically very similar to blood)
Buckwheat honey cristallizes quickly: after 2-3 weeks of heating (not to a higher temperature than human’s body temperature) or spinning the honey. Compared to lighter kinds of honey, buckwheat honey is richer in:
- fructose and glycose (over 75%);
- amino acids, among which 18 irreplacable amino acids, including 2 times more of lysine and methionine;
- microelements (boron, fluorine, iodine, cobalt,chromium, silicone, manganese, magnesium, nickel,, zinc, vanadium and especially a lot of ferrum and copper);
- vitamins (В1, В2, В3, В6, В9, Е, С, K, А ja Р);
- organic acids;
- active ferments (many times more active-diastase number over 30);
- The healing and curing aspects of buckwheat honey- improves the flow of blood in capillaries; cleanses the walls of blood vessels; improves the recovery of damaged tissues; improves the functions of the nervous system;
- cures infections;
- helps to renew the blood;
- increases the level of hemoglobin in the blood;
- is very helpful in various blood sicknesses;
Buckwheat is very similar to the consistency of blood and is suitable to cure cardio-vascular (high blood pressure) and blood sickness (anemia) conditions; to prevent and cure bloodbruises in brain and eyes; also to treat avitaminosis, slowly healing blood vessels, festering wounds etc.
Ways to use honey: consume, when unprocessed; prepare drinks, such as beer, wine or tea; to prepare culinary and bakery products, nutritients, healing honey blends and preparates; can be applied on body, make compress; use in baths, saunas etc.
It is recommended to intake 1-1.5 g of honey per 1 kg of body weight; around 50-100 g a day ( for example 3 times a day, before eating, 1 tbsp of honey solved in a glass of hot water)… Read more from the book “Bringing back our health” and “Estonian buckwheat as food, curer and healer”.