Is Leatherwood honey better than Manuka honey?
We believe Leatherwood honeys health benefits is as effective if not more than Manuka honey. Below is a statement from one of our staff members. “The Active Leatherwood is what I have personally used for all cuts and wounds for the whole family as well as livestock on the farm and pets.
What’s special about Leatherwood honey?
The flavour is clean and fresh, very balsamic, with lightly spicy notes in its long finish. Overall, the sensation of eating this honey is very pleasurable: it is creamy, buttery, low in acidity and melts in the mouth’.
What tree does Leatherwood honey come from?
Leatherwood honey is, as its name suggests, the honey that bees produce from the nectar of the Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida) trees’ flower. The Leatherwood tree is endemic to Tasmania and is found in the wetter forest regions throughout the western portion of the state.
Is Leatherwood a eucalyptus tree?
An attractive plant used in both horticulture and apiculture, it was promoted by the Tasmanian Branch of the then SGAP as an alternative to the Tasmanian blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) for Tasmania’s floral emblem. It was described as E….Eucryphia lucida.
Is Leatherwood honey healthy?
Leatherwood honey is a great source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to be beneficial in the prevention of health-related issues such as cancer, heart disease, strokes, cataracts, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis and symptoms of old age. Good source of energy and carbohydrates.
Which is best honey in the world?
Manuka Honey One can’t have a list of the world’s best honey and not include Manuka Honey. Hailing from New Zealand, Manuka Honey is known for its medicinal properties (Manuka Honey has more antibacterial properties than any other type of honey in the world) more so than it’s taste.
Where do leatherwood trees grow?
Leatherwoods are endemic to Tasmania and grow around 6 to 10m high, though they sometimes shoot up to 30m high in ideal conditions. They are usually found in moist rainforests with rich soils and low fire frequency in the western and southern regions of Tasmania.
What does leatherwood smell like?
Leatherwood is a sultry and adventurous botanical fragrance that evokes nostalgia with notes of tobacco, spices and woods. Top notes: sweet basil, clove and wine.
What is leatherwood used for?
Leatherwood timber can be used for furniture manufacturing and veneers, as well as pulpwood, turning, and handles. Leatherwood’s even, fine grain gives it good workability and finish. It seasons well with no distortion and glues, nails, bends and polishes easily.
What does Leatherwood honey taste like?
The flavor is clean and fresh, very balsalmic, with lightly spicy notes in its long finish. Overall, the sensation of eating this honey is very pleasurable: it is creamy, buttery, low in acidity and melts in the mouth.
Is Leatherwood Honey Low GI?
It’s high in antioxidants, which is great for the prevention of heart disease, arthritis, and even cataracts. And its low glycemic rating makes it a diabetic-friendly sweetener.