Hemp seed nutrition and the buzz about Meluka Australia’s hemp seed honey

Hemp seed nutrition and the buzz about Meluka Australia’s hemp seed honey

If you’ve followed us for a while, you’ll know we are passionate about showcasing the unique health benefits of Australia’s native botanical species. This week we’re shining the spotlight on the powerful health benefits of hemp seeds.  Meluka Australia’s infused range combines our native raw honey with nutrient-rich, plant-based whole foods.  The infused range is complemented by our native honey infused with hemp seed, combining the benefits of our native raw honey with nutrient-rich hemp seed powder in a first of its kind on the market product that is unique, nutritious and delicious.  What’s in Meluka Australia’s hemp seed honey...

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The Melaleuca alternifolia tea tree

The Melaleuca alternifolia tea tree

This week we are celebrating Melaleuca Alternifolia Tea Tree! We are in awe of this powerful Australian native that provides the spiritual pulse to Meluka Australia’s operations. What are tea trees? A species of the Myrtaceae (Myrtle) family, the Melaleuca Alternifolia is the same species of tea tree that produces tea tree oil.  There are over 300 species of tea trees in the Myrtle family, and depending on the species, they can grow from between 2 and 20 metres.  Tea trees have evergreen leaves, but Spring and Summer brings a beautiful sight of creamy masses of snow-white coloured flowers.  The...

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What is bioactive honey?

What is bioactive honey?

This week we’re shining the spotlight on what makes Meluka’s tea tree honey a bioactive honey. We know that not all honey is created equal, and if you’re considering using medicinal honey, it’s important to be well informed so that you can make the right choice.  Read on to learn more about the health benefits of bioactive honey. The natural bioactive compounds extracted from tea tree Australian tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) exhibits a wide spectrum of antimicrobial (monoterpene) and high antioxidant (or plant polyphenol) activity.  Let’s look at the origins of Australian tea tree to see where it all began....

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Meluka Australia’s raw honey: facts, benefits, and where to buy?

Meluka Australia’s raw honey: facts, benefits, and where to buy?

Australia's Bungawalbin Valley region provides our bees with some of the cleanest and greenest bush in the world to forage from.  Australian tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), along with a wide variety of native Australian botanical species such as jelly bush (Leptospermum), eucalyptus and other seasonal wildflowers grow in abundance throughout the region.  This incredible environment allows us to produce honey that is superior in both taste and quality; honey that is completely raw, unprocessed, unheated and unpasteurized; retaining the naturally occurring raw honey properties, just as the bees intended! The Meluka Australia range Here’s a few ways we love to use Meluka’s...

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