What's Honey?

Honey is an excellent protective food by itself.

Honey was a main nutrition for mankind in the ancient era. It has been widely known as an ideal nutrition because of its high nutritive value. Honey is originally nectar collected by bees, which is changed into honey by adding converting enzymes in their bodies and stored in their beehive.

Components of Honey

Sugar of honey is adsorbed into our bodies as it is and changed into important energy source for us.

Main component of honey is glucose. In addition,it contains fructose, many kinds of natural vitamins (B1, B2, B6, C, K, pantothenic acid, etc.), variety of minerals (calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, etc.), enzymes and the like.

Kinds of Honey

Renge(Chinese milk vetch)-honey  

Renge(Chinese milk vetch)-honey

Honey, which is collected from flowers of Chinese milk vetch. It has light smell of flower and the taste is very plain.


Honey, which is collected from flowers of Acacia. The taste is very similar to the above one but the sweetness is plainer.


Honey, which is collected from flowers of Fukurashi (Soyogo). The smell is floral and the taste is very sweet.

You can find some kinds of honey due to type of selected flower.

Effects of Honey

  • Refreshment from fatigue
  • Prevention against adult diseases
  • Nutrition supply for children

Reference: By means of eating together with ginger and Welsh onion, honey can be more effective against a cold. Please refer to Honey Therapy (Japanese only).

Way to Use

Please take pure honey.
  • There are many ways to eat honey, for example,
         to paste on bread and biscuits
         to put it into juice
  • Please find your own way to take.

Reference: Please refer to Honey Cafe (Japanese only). You can enjoy a variety of honey-used menus.

Way to Preserve

  • Be sure to put on a lid of a bottle and keep it in a cool and dark place if you preserve it for a long time.
  • Honey crystallizes.However, you can easily melt it by putting it into hot water (about 60 degrees).
  • When you use a microwave oven, take a needed amount and heat it for a short time.

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