Our Wild Honey
Honey is one of the most sought-after ingredients in the world. It is used in various cultures and in different types of cuisines. Our raw unprocessed honey is collected from bees that we keep at the Thottam Farm in Angamaly, Kerala. The bees from which it is derived from has the scientific classification “Apis cerana indica” and is found in the southern region of India. Pure shahad is widely used as a sweetener or a flavoring agent in savory dishes. It typically has a fresh aroma and depending on its nectar source honey can be floral, fruity, spicy, nutty or earthy. Honey contains several antioxidants, including phenolic compounds like flavonoids which has various medicinal properties.
KERALA ORIGIN: Our pure wild honey is collected from bees that we keep at our farm in Angamaly, Kerala. We have expert beekeepers who tend to the honeybees throughout the year and carefully collect honey from the beeswax without damaging the hive or hurting the honeybees. Our honey is packed in our hygienic processing facility and retains its natural freshness, aroma and nutrients.
100% NATURAL & PESTICIDE FREE: We follow sustainable growing practices for fruits and spices at our farm, without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Our raw shahad is collected from our farm, which guarantees that it does not contain any chemicals, pesticides or insecticides.
WHOLESOME & PURE: Unlike commercial brands, we give you unprocessed raw honey which is packed with nutrients and antioxidants. We don’t heat or ultrafilter our honey, which ensures that all the essential nutrients in the shahad is retained.
HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS FOOD: Authentic unprocessed shahad is probably one of the most nutritious foods in the world. It is loaded with antioxidants, which prevents cells from being damaged by free radicals. Honey naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic, which helps fight fungal and bacterial infections. Regular consumption of honey has been known to aid in improving metabolism and accelerate weight-loss.
Health Benefits of Pure Honey
HIGH IN ANTIOXIDANTS
Honey is loaded with antioxidants, which prevents cells from being damaged by free radicals.
Shahad naturally contains hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic, which helps fights fungi and unwanted bacteria.
AIDS IN DIGESTION
Honey is a great prebiotic, which nourishes good bacteria in your intestines – this prevents diarrhea and aids with smooth digestion.
AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS
Regular consumption of shahad has been known to aid in improving metabolism and accelerate weight-loss.
Uses of Raw Honey
Honey is often used as a substitute for sugar and adds delicate floral or fruity sweetness to everything to which it is added. It is special in the sense that, a light drizzle on a piece of bread can turn it into a spectacular breakfast. Shahad is commonly added to fruit salads, tea, coffee, cakes, cookies, sauces and salad dressings. It is rich in nutrients and contains various antioxidants, which gives it several unique ayurvedic medicinal properties.
Honey contains a number of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds like flavonoids which reduces the risk of cancer, heart attacks and promotes eye health. Eating honey may also lead to reduced blood pressure. Honey seems to have a positive effect on cholesterol levels. It leads to modest reductions in total and “bad” LDL cholesterol while raising “good” HDL cholesterol. Buy shahad from Thottam Farm Fresh today!
Honey is known as Then in Malayalam, easal in Arabic, mon chéri in French and Tene in Telugu.