Socotra Wild Honey For Diabetics
The Socotra's Island Honey is one of the rarest honey in the world but also one of the most expensive. It comes from the mysterious island of Socotra where a third of its flora is found nowhere else. It is a strange honey, coming from Yemen, with a bitter and sweet taste at the same time, which is attributed to the fight against diabetes and regulate blood sugar.
The mysterious island of Socotra
Nicknamed "the extraterrestrial island" or the "lost world", it is located 352km off Yemen in the Arabian Sea.
This island is a marvel is a real natural paradise that has preserved a flora and fauna still wild. It is teeming with rare animals and plants and represents a reservoir of biological diversity, with a surprising number of "endemic" species, that is, unknown elsewhere.
Surveys have revealed that more than 200 plant species are endemic, nearly one-third of 800 species and some Socotra plant species are found nowhere else on the planet.
There are also many species of endemic animals such as fishes, insects and more particularly birds among which at least six species are endemic. Ornithologists were able to observe extremely rare species that were nesting by thousands.
Due to its biodiversity and the presence of some 700 species unique in the world, the island of Socotra is inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List within the Socotra Archipelago and has been declared a biosphere reserve in 2003 by Unesco.
The emblematic tree of the island of Socotra is the dragon tree of Socotra. It is one of the most beautiful and amazing trees on the planet.
It is nicknamed the tree with the blood of the dragon because it produces a red resin called dragon-blood which is very popular and of a great market value.
It is therefore not surprising that the honey produced there is of a rare peculiarity and may possess virtues that no other will have.
Indeed, the Socotra Wild Honey has the singularity of having a bitter taste and sweet at the same time.
Like Yemeni Sidr Honey (called Sidr Maliky for the purest) the Socotra Wild Honey is one of the only honeys tolerated for diabetics.
Rather, it is the only honey in the world that is attributed to fighting diabetes and regulating blood sugar.
The Socotra Wild Honey also has other virtues such as treating colon diseases, gastric reflux or other digestive diseases, strengthen the immune system and vascular, kill worms or bacteria, neutralize coughs and other infections of the respiratory tract or the respiratory tract. throat, be beneficial for the kidneys and the treatment of allergies.
Its benefits, its scarcity and its small quantity of production make the Socotra Wild Honey one of the most expensive honeys in the world.
It is advisable to take a teaspoon of honey in the morning on an empty stomach 30 minutes before the meal and one in the evening before sleeping. It is possible to take this spoonful as it is or dilute it in a glass of warm water. This last use is even recommended because it allows easier and faster ingestion.
- Store Socotra Wild Honey in a cool, dry place, away from moisture and at room temperature.
- It is strongly discouraged to expose it to the sun, high temperatures and temperatures above 40°C because these factors are causes of degradation of honey and the loss of its therapeutic benefits.