It’s a known fact that the darker the honey, the richer the antioxidants and minerals. This honey has more antioxidants than blueberries and has been proven to be more effective in suppressing coughs than modern over-the-counter cough syrups. So if you are getting a cough or cold or maybe a sore throat, this type of honey is excellent as a remedy. Just take a teaspoon before bed and it should help your condition.
Do you have iron anemia or just need more energy? Take a tablespoon of buckwheat honey. Because of its iron content, it is recommended for anemia. And if that’s not enough to convince you of its medicinal benefits, buckwheat honey has been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria such as MRSA, VRE, and E. coli.
This type of honey is excellent for cooking poultry, pork or beef and for making barbecue sauces. Also, it stands up well to strong cheeses. I think a combination of buckwheat honey, blue cheese, and pears or figs would be a treat fit for a king.
Buckwheat honey can also be an excellent sugar substitute in coffee and tea.
This honey is the key ingredient used to make gingerbread in some areas of France, where buckwheat plays an important cultural role.