Chilean honey shown to have beneficial health properties

15 November 2019, 09:22 AM
  • Research carried out from the main Latin American universities proves the positive impacts on health
Chilean honey shown to have beneficial health properties

The benefits of Chilean honey
‘True’ from Natural Bee brings to Europe the best honey from the Andes Mountain and the Patagonia. Chilean honey is efficient as a fungicide and bactericide. It has a high level of antioxidants, it is very useful in fighting acne and it can be also used as a dentifrice base to control and prevent tooth decay. According to research carried out by three Chilean universities (Universidad de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad de La Frontera) ranked among the best in Latin America, honey, pollen and propolis produced in Chile have a proven positive impact on health.

The natural isolation of Chile makes it a hygienic island, protected by the Andes Mountains, the Pacific Ocean, the Atacama Desert and the ancient ice of Patagonia, This geography creates the conditions for the very high phytosanitary standards that can be naturally met in Chile. In addition, due to its peculiar geography, which places Chile as the longest country in the world with 4,300 km of coast, Chile has 17 different climates and 250 types of honey, with very diverse characteristics according to their location.

The botanist Gloria Montenegro, an expert in the medicinal properties of honey, has reached positive results with honey in the fight against human pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomona aeruginosa and Escherichia coli, whose control has become much more difficult with traditional medicines. Some Ulmo honey tests have shown a performance similar to that of penicillin and tetracycline. The results of this research were certified by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Natural Bee
Natural Bee is the main organic honey producer and exporter in Chile. Located in the pristine landscape of the Andes Mountain, it is a family company dedicated to apiculture for over 30 years. Since 2005 its organic honey from The Andes and the Patagonia are certified by the Dutch firm Kiwa BCS and analysed yearly by the German laboratory Interket.

Its brand ‘True’ elaborates extremely healthy and tasty food based on honey with proteins from quinoa, antioxidants from Maqui and extracts from other native medicinal plants. Natural Bee practices sustainable production, giving their beekeepers the necessary tools and knowledge to develop a sustainable and harmonious beekeeping with the environment, respecting the main needs of bees and organic production. Natural Bee helps beekeepers that work for them to develop a work model that helps them increase productivity in the long term and keep their business in the family. The aim is to bring the best honey directly from the producers in Chile to the customers in UK, France and Germany.

Organic honey from Patagonia is produced exclusively in the southern part of Chile from December to April. It is a multi-flora honey produced from native plants such as Ulmo, Tineo, Tiaca, and Olivillo among others. Its light amber color has a white and yellow sheen under natural light, making it look like liquid gold. Its fresh and floral aroma reminds us of the rain forests of southern Chile. It tastes and feels naturally smooth in the mouth, and it also adds great flavour and sweetness to many dishes.

Organic honey from the Andes Mountains is produced between December and January. In the years that there is a normal seasonal rainfall, the Quillay tree has a strong impact on this honey. It usually of a dark brown color with a green sheen. This is due mainly to the presence of endemic shrubs in this part of the Andes Mountains such as the ‘Litre’ and ‘Corontillo’. Its well-balanced and its soft aromas remind us of the native forests. Its flavours are sweet and persistent in the mouth with a hint of acidity. The natural crystallization of this pulpy honey and the creaming process used to reach a smooth texture makes it an exceptional product.

There is no healthier decision than giving your family the best of the nature combined with the best of the human talent. True Honey is the superfood for tomorrow.


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