Forest Honey

This honey iscollected from the rain forests of Chalakudy division by the tribes from single large combs of the giant rock bee, Apisdorsata which nests on high cliffs and tall forest trees. Traditional knowledge and hygienic methods are adopted by indigenous communities to harvest these combs. Honey is composedprimarily of the sugars glucoseand fructose, and consists of minerals such as iron,¬†calcium, phosphate, sodium chlorine, potassiumand magnesium.Honey has high medicinal valuewhich is known to be .