by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

Lemon, Garlic and Honey for colds and immunity

We all know there is no real cure for the common cold. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 200 different viruses that can lead to colds. And because we are dealing with viruses, antibiotics are ineffective. Absolutely all the medication we take for colds is meant to combat the symptoms and not the cause. Most people heal themselves without ...

by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

Heather Honey Amazing benefits

 Heather honey has a high reputation. It’s a strong one, the love-or-hate type. Heather honey benefits for health are connected mainly to its high antioxidant activity. In Great Britain, it is highly prized by connoisseurs and known as the “Rolls Royce” of honey. Heather, on its botanical name Calluna vulgaris, is the sole species in the genus Calluna in the family ...

by AgroWeb on May 22, 2017

Onion and Garlic Health Remedy

Onion it is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in history, with antibacterial and antifungal properties. Onion has antimicrobial effect against tested microbes, because it is a rich source of flavonoids, polyphenols, organic sulfur, saponins and many other secondary metabolites, which are mainly responsible for its medicinal activities. Honey, has also antimicrobial effect against tested ...

by AgroWeb on May 23, 2017

Benefits of Apple Vinegar and Honey

Apple cider vinegar and honey are two amazing natural substances that have many health benefits. In their unprocessed, raw form, both honey and ACV can treat a wide range of health issues. By combining them together, you boost the health benefits of these two natural remedies. What’s more, the addition of sweet honey to the apple cider vinegar makes drinking it more palatable. According to ...

by AgroWeb on May 21, 2017

The Citrus Honey Specs and Benefits

Why citrus? Why not orange honey, or lemon honey? What is citrus honey meaning? Well, we use this terminology for 2 reasons: 1. Because usually there is not only one specific orchard. Different species, hybrids, varieties and cultivars of citrus are all common to Mediterranean countries. They are cultivated for the production of fruits and aromatic essences and are placed next to each other. All ...

by AgroWeb on May 16, 2017

Chestnut Honey - The Darkest Yet Brightest Honey

The chestnut tree belongs to the same family as beeches and oaks. For thousands of years the chestnut was a primary source of nutrition in the mountainous areas of the Mediterranean where grains did not grow well. The primary honey producer, the sweet chestnut tree (Castanea sativa) is common in Europe as well as in Albania. Chestnut honey has a strong aromatic taste and a slightly bitter after ...

by AgroWeb on April 30, 2017

Nettles and Ginger Tea to Improve Vitality

Making a nettle infusion or tea adds absorbable stress reducing nutrients into your diet. It easily provides natural, health promoting nourishment. Ginger is great for your digestion and improves circulation and blood flow. Together they are a winner. The grassiness of the nettles is offset by the spicy ginger. Stinging nettles are a power house of gentle natural nutrition. A stinging nettle ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

Home Remedies Against Cough And Breathing Issues

Cough is best not neglected because it can cause lifestyle problems, physical damage, it poses health risks, and it infects people around us. Here are some remedies – you have plenty to choose from! 1. Gargles. As soon as you feel soreness in your throat make it a point to gargle with salt dissolved in warm water. 2. Drink warm liquids. Drinking warm water is a good way of soothing ...

by AgroWeb on April 29, 2017

Properties and Benefits of Acacia Honey

Acacia honey is one the best types of honey. There are two things that make acacia honey better than all the others: the fact that it’s the least allergenic of all honey types and its ability to crystalize very slowly. Add its antimicrobial and antiseptic action, low pollen content, healing properties, energizing effect and antioxidant action and you have an incredible healthy natural ...

by AgroWeb on May 2, 2017

The Truth About Crystallized Honey - Good or Bad?

Most people don't understand what makes honey thick or runny. Some assume thick honey is raw and thin, and watery water has been heated. This is not true. Raw honey is not always thicker than processed honey. Warm honey will be runnier but will eventually return to its original viscosity when cooled. So, viscosity is not a sure way to judge whether your honey is raw or has been pasteurized. ...

by AgroWeb on April 21, 2017

No Metal Spoons For Honey

There are experts who believe that the acids in honey can decompose copper and iron and produce toxic salts and so generally metal spoons should not be used to avoid the change of honey taste or transfer of undesirable metallic substances. However, this is surprising because most beekeepers' equipment is made of stainless steel, thus it very unlikely that the brief contact between the honey and ...

by AgroWeb on April 13, 2017

How to make Lavender Honey

Lavender honey is a treat everyone should enjoy at some point. AgroWeb.org will present you the simple recipe if you are not fortunate to find Lavender honey that has been made naturally from bees harvesting nectar from a Lavender field. Either fresh or dried Lavender flowers may be used to make this Lavender honey recipe. Gather Lavender flowers just prior to use choosing ones of good color or ...

by AgroWeb on April 19, 2017

Why shouldn't infants eat honey?

Although honey seems like a wholesome and natural food to give your infant, don't do it until after she's at least 12 months old. And not for its thickness as some may be are expecting. Experts advise that honey shouldn't be given to a child under one as there is a small risk that it can contain spores of the Clostridium botulinum bacterium which could cause infant botulism. Symptoms may include...

by AgroWeb on April 10, 2017

Rose Petals Infused in Honey

The Rose and honey combination is an incredible relaxing home remedy. It’s anti-inflammatory and sedative. It’s perfect for burns, minor wounds, sore muscles, stress, grief, seasonal affective disorder, and just good for uplifting the soul. One favorite way to use rose is by infusing them in honey. The rose-honey combo has a delicious delicate flavor that is both mildly sweet and ...

by AgroWeb on April 15, 2017

Hot'N'Cold - Rosemary Tea and Best Friends

Rosemary is a member of the mint family. This herb has a good source of fiber, iron and contains antioxidants: carnosic acid and carnosol. Rosemary also contains many phytochemicals like rosmarinic acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, and betulinic acid. You can use rosemary tea as an herbal remedy to support the brain and the memory functions. The rosemary is also mood enhancing, anti-...

by AgroWeb on April 1, 2017

Perfect Homemade Lemonade and Lemon Juice

As the cliche goes, the best thing to do when you have lemons really is to make lemonade. And this is the recipe you want to use suggested by AgroWeb.org. Start with a quart mason jar and add in the zest of one lemon. Juice the lemons until you get one and a half cups of pure lemon goodness. One tip for your electric juicer is to place a grippy sheet thingy under it so it doesn’t run ...

by AgroWeb on April 1, 2017

Amazing Health Benefits of Honeysuckle

If honeysuckle makes you think of a sweet juice, you’re exactly right. The plant earned the nickname from its sugary nectar as Albanians remember slurping its flower juice as a rare phenomenon. Its beauty is indisputable but AgroWeb.org brings you interesting information about health benefit of honeysuckle, which botanic name is Lonicera japonica. Overview Two types of honeysuckle commonly...

by AgroWeb on May 17, 2017

Honey and walnuts combination for life

Honey and walnuts will perfectly enhance each other’s properties. It doesn’t have to be a specific honey, as long as it is raw and preferably organic, but for best results you could choose the chestnut honey as it has the highest level of antioxidants. The combination of walnuts and honey has many wonderful uses. AgroWeb introduces you to their most important benefits. Lowers High ...

by AgroWeb on February 27, 2017

Natural alternatives to sugar

Have you noticed just how many foods at your local market are now labeled "natural"? According to recent research more and more the shoppers seek out labels with this term. In Albania as well is becoming a trend. All of this means that artificial sweeteners and high fructose corn syrup are out  and a whole slew of natural alternatives have popped up in their place. Some are old-...

by AgroWeb on February 23, 2017

Most Frequent Scams About Honey

What are the known fraudolent practices concerning honey? Honey is the natural substance produced by honeybees. It must not have added to it any ingredient (sugar, food additives, flavorings etc.) other than honey. Its market price varies significantly according to several compositional and quality parameters that are not always visible or measurable without thorough analysis, giving room to ...

by AgroWeb on February 27, 2017

All About Magnificent Dandelions

A familiar weed in sunny lawns, fields, and playgrounds, the dandelion elicits strong sympathy among Albanians not only due to its beauty, but also due to its nutrition and medicinal uses. Dandelion gets its common name from the French "dents de lion" which means lion's teeth. These teeth are an important identification characteristic while its botanic name is Taraxacum officinale. In ...

by AgroWeb on April 8, 2017

Apple-Honey Mixture That Flushes Toxic Waste

Body cleanses have been performed since ancient times, and they are extremely beneficial methods of boosting the function of the body and improving overall health. Nowadays, body cleanses are performed due to the theory of autointoxication. Undigested foods, especially meats, cause an accumulation of mucus in the body that produces toxins and poisons in the body, which lead to weight gain, low ...

by AgroWeb on February 1, 2017

Health Benefits of Clover Honey

The honey, which is made by the bees feeding on the clover plant nectar, is called clover honey. There are 64 calories contained in one tablespoon of this mono-floreal type of honey, which means it is honey that derives from only clover as a single flower. It possesses protein in limited quantity, potassium, iron and vitamin B. It also contains the antioxidants, which eliminate the diseases. Back...

by AgroWeb on December 25, 2016

The Stamina Problem-Solving Winter Tonic

You might be one of those people who bolt out of bed in the morning, ready to take on the day. Or, perhaps your energy peaks mid-morning after a slow rise. And we’re guessing you’re not immune to the dreaded afternoon slump following a long, relaxing lunch. What do all of these experiences have in common? Your metabolism. This chemical process allows your body to convert what you eat ...

by AgroWeb on April 6, 2017

Sage Honey - The Supremely Healthy Combination

Sage. One of the best culinary herbs and one of the herbs people have easy access to no matter where they are in Albania Salvia officinalis – even the Latin name gives us an idea of the respect this Mediterranean beauty has earned. Salvia in Latin derives from the word salvere which means, “to save.” Historically, it has been used in many ways from a facial toner to a plague ...

by AgroWeb on December 22, 2016

The infinite uses of Albanian Honey

The fact that honey keeps all the essential nutrients intact leads it to providing a number of health benefits, whether it’s consumed or used topically. In fact, there are theories that humans started keeping bees upwards of 8,000 years ago (long before the dawn of food manufacturing and processing) as part of ancient medicinal rituals. Here are just some of the ways honey can help certain ...

by AgroWeb on April 5, 2017

The Magical Effects of Albanian Raw Honey

Honey is such a sweet item, we often reserve it as a term of endearment for those closest to us. But when it comes to choosing the best food product to add to hot tea, drizzle on desserts, or use as a salve for a sore throat, there are different types of honey that get all the buzz. After a beekeeper collects the honey, it’s not always the end of its journey. Like many modern foods, it can ...

by AgroWeb on March 31, 2017

Honey and Almond Combination for Better Life

Honey and Raw Whole Almonds are nature's original candy. Mix them together and you have the ultimate taste treat. The Almonds soak up the sweet nectar of the Honey and the Honey absorbs naturally the nuttiness of the Almond. Eating a spoonful of honey-soaked almonds has proved a healthy way to improve your cholesterol profile. Researchers suggest that honey and almonds each have special ...

by AgroWeb on January 4, 2017

The Healthiest Combination of Ginger and Honey

The health benefits of honey and ginger for treating respiratory problems are unmatched by any other concoction. Furthermore, honey is an excellent medium for transmitting the benefits of herbs such as ginger to the body. Both honey and ginger have their own individual health benefits and the combination of the two provides even more additional bonuses. The health benefits of honey and ...

by AgroWeb on March 27, 2017

8 Ways to figure out if Honey is Real or Fake

Honey costs a pretty penny, especially the type that’s sold in jars labeled organic, raw, all-natural, and unfiltered. The sweet nectar has often been compared to liquid gold and many manufacturers charge premium prices for it. However, the expensive costs do not reflect the actual quality or type of honey that people think they may be getting. A majority of the honey being sold nationwide ...