With the passion for natural farming, Astra dairy is glad to associate with Mrs. Chayaa Nanjappa a dynamic women entrepreneur and the founder of M/s. Nectar Fresh, which is backed by KHADI & VILLAGE INDUSTRIES BOARD in bringing the finest and natural honey from the hills of the Western Ghats which will express the purity of nature. Nectar Fresh honey today meets the best of Indian, European Union & US Standards. Nectar Fresh is an ISO 9001-2008, HACCP 22000-2005, and GMP Certified company. When you consume Nectar Fresh product’s you shall not just experience an exotic journey of taste and health, you shall also be a part of Nectar Fresh’s endeavor of Tribal and Rural empowerment.
HONEY IN AYURVEDA
Honey is a natural sweet substance produced by honey bees and is one of the most valued as well as appreciated natural substance known to mankind since ancient times. Of all the natural foods rich in carbohydrates, honey is the most wholesome and delicious. The medicinal quality, taste, texture, colour and aroma of honey differs according to the geographical area and the species of plants from which it has been collected.
Honey is called as Madhu in Ayurveda. Eight types of Madhu are described in Ayurveda depending on the type of bee which collects it. In Ayurveda, honey is used for both internal and external applications. It shows mild laxative, bactericidal, sedative, and antiseptic properties and is found to be useful in the treatment of bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, cough and cold, eye diseases, wounds, constipation, hiccups, skin disorders, worm infestation and urinary tract disorders, etc.
Old honey reduces fat and obesity. Honey is much used in the preparation of confections and electuaries and as an adjunct to decoctions, pills and powders.
FEW THINGS ABOUT HONEY
Honey Contains Some Nutrients
High-Quality Honey Is Rich in Antioxidants
Honey Is "Less Bad" Than Sugar for Diabetics
The Antioxidants in It Can Help Lower Blood Pressure
Honey Also Helps Reduce Cholesterol
Honey Can Lower Triglycerides
FOREST HONEY (MULTIFLORA)
Our Forest honey is unique and organic in nature and known for its medicinal value. These honey are collected from the forests of Western Ghats which is complex in taste and texture which will express the unique and generous soul of nature.
An apiary (also known as a bee yard) is a location where beehives of honey bees are kept. We manage many colonies housed on a variety of properties in Coorg Located amidst imposing mountains of Karnataka. Our honey is harvested in a sustainable fashion without using any chemicals and without compromising the well being of our bees. Honey is packed with all the beneficial enzymes and bee pollen. We are producing only the most sustainable, healthy and uniquely delicious honey.
Acacia honey has long been known as nature's finest honey because of its outstanding quality and value. Acacia Honey is so special since it is 100% harvested from the acacia flowers and hence, it is wild and organic in nature.
Acacia honey is known to purify the liver and act as diuretic. It is said that acacia honey acts as anti-microbial agent and is often defined as a natural antibiotic.
Ajwain honey is produced by the bees which collect nectar from the Ajwain (or Bishop’s weed) flowers. This dark colored honey is sourced from the interiors of Madhya Pradesh and has an intense flavor. Ajwain is known for its numerous medicinal properties and is also known for its antifungal, antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits.
The Bajra honey is known for it's wonderful mellow, nutty flavor & for its high medicinal properties. As we are aware Bajra is a power-packed grain and can also be called a super food. Loaded with insoluble fiber which helps in losing weight, reducing cholesterol and reducing blood sugar levels.
Coriander makes a very rare type of honey, where the nectar of coriander is highly dependent on weather conditions. Coriander honey helps In hyper-acid gastritis and ulcers to constipation, bloating and indigestion.
Jamun Honey is also called as Blackberry Honey or Naval pazam honey, extracted from the bees that collect honey from the Jamun flowers. This burgundy colour honey starts off tasting sweet but soon surprises you with a bitter taste and a good flavor and aroma.
Traditionally known to have benefits for diabetics and rich in vitamins, this honey is highly recommended for numerous medicinal properties.
Thyme Honey is produced from the herb thyme. Thyme is a strongly flavoured perennial herb with a predominant scent. Thyme Honey is a member of the mint family, the aroma and flavour of Thyme honey are herbal, pungent and distinctive. Thyme honey is a wonderful gourmet treat and known for its antibacterial activity.