Our mission

At Aunt Bees’ Honey  our mission is to provide high-quality, pure, and natural Jamaica honey to our customers while promoting sustainable beekeeping practices and supporting local beekeepers.
We are dedicated to ensuring the well-being of bees and their ecosystems, as well as delivering delicious, unprocessed honey that not only delights the taste buds of our customers but also contributes to a health lifestyle.

benefits of honey

Honey is a natural sweetener that has been used for centuries for its various health benefits and medicinal properties. Here are some of the potential benefits of honey:

  1. Rich in Nutrients: Honey contains small amounts of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
  2. Antioxidant Properties: Honey is rich in antioxidants, which can help protect your body from cell damage due to free radicals. Antioxidants have been linked to a reduced risk of heart attacks, strokes, and some types of cancer.
  3. Healing Wounds: Honey has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties. It can be applied topically to wounds and burns to promote healing and prevent infection.
  4. Soothing Coughs: Honey can help soothe coughs and sore throats. Drinking honey in tea with lemon can help alleviate symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections.
  5. Boosting Energy: The natural sugars in honey (glucose and fructose) can provide a quick energy boost, making it an excellent choice for a natural pre- or post-workout snack.
  6. Better Sleep: Consuming honey before bedtime can promote better sleep. It helps in the release of serotonin, which the body converts to melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep.
  7. Digestive Health: Honey is known to help with digestion. It can act as a mild laxative and can aid in relieving constipation.
  8. Skin Care: Honey can be used in skincare routines to moisturize the skin, treat acne, and promote a natural glow. Its antimicrobial properties can also be beneficial for skin health.
  9. Allergy Relief: Some people believe that consuming local honey can help reduce seasonal allergy symptoms. The idea is that local honey contains small amounts of pollen, which can help the body build immunity to allergens.

It’s important to note that while honey offers these potential benefits, it should be consumed in moderation as it is still high in calories due to its sugar content. Additionally, children under the age of one should not consume honey to avoid the risk of infant botulism.