Stingless bee honey – Cheruthen (Small Honey) Mother Medicine
Stingless bee honey (Cheruthen or small honey)
Stingless Bees (Meliponini Trigona) – Stingless bee honey (Cheruthen or small honey) is said to have higher nutritional value and wide range of nutrients and compared to honey bees, its store honey in small pots covered with propolis. Stingless bee honey not clear as claimed, it is slightly sour taste.
Stingless bee honey (cheruthen) certainly has a lot of nutrients because meliponine is smaller than the normal bee and can suck nectar from flowers to the deepest space. As a result, the honey collected contains many vitamins and minerals, among which is propolis, produced from the bee’s saliva mixed with its food such as pollen, bark, tree shoots and flowers. Stingless bee honey is not a normal big honey. Cheruthen is natural sweetener and can be used as substitute of sugar in medicinal and food purposes
Stingless bee honey (Cheruthen or small honey) – Medicinal values and health benefits
- Treatment for allergies
- Suppress coughing
- To treat mouth sores and stomach ulcers
- To treat eye infections due to anti-bacterial effects
- Reduce cardiovascular risk factors when used as replacement for table sugar (sucrose)
Enhance the immune system by increasing antigen production
Stinglessbee honey is considered medicinal because it collects nectar and pollen from small wild growing plants and trees, it is difficult for bigger bees to get inside smaller flowers. Stingless bees largely feed on coco palm, banana, guava, papaya, mango, tamarind, thumbapoo, touch-me-not plant(thottavadi), jackfruit tree, Tulsi (Holy Basil), Communist pacha,kulir mavu, teak for honey, pollen and resin.
Lack of sleep /anxiety – can be treated by drinking a glass of water that has a spoon of stingless bee honey dissolved in it (honey drink). drinking water with honey has a very calming impact on people.Stingless bees largely feed on coco palm, banana, guava, papaya, mango, tamarind, thumbapoo, touch-me-not plant(thottavadi), jackfruit tree, Tulsi (Holy Basil), Communist pacha,kulir mavu, teak forhoney, pollen and resin.