Organic Sidr honey is purely natural. It is obtained from beehives located in the northern regions mainly Meerah Shareef The rich, fertile soil of these zones is famous for natural Sidr tree crops. Sidr honey is made from bees that feed only on nectar from the tree Sidr (Sidr tree is also known as jujube tree). We travel this far each year at the harvesting time of Sidr honey because this area hold the largest and the oldest Sidr Tree Forest.
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Every drop of honey holds the spark of life. Our forefathers had understood honey’s remarkable healing gift and had used it successfully in curing most diseases. Sidr honey has been reported to be good for liver problems, stomach ulcers, respiratory infections, diseases resulting from malnutrition, digestive problems, constipation, eye diseases, infected wounds and burns, surgical wounds (including caesarean), promote speedy recovery after childbirth, facilitates menstruation. Honey with various herbs, can be used against epilepsy, or to strengthen the immune systems and promote general health and vitality.
Mixing Sidr honey with carrot seeds makes it an aphrodisiac. A blend of the honey with certain combination of nuts, ginseng and herbs are claimed to be better than Viagra, with no side effects.
Antioxidants are important in counteracting the damage caused to the body by free radicals which play a role in the aging process and in triggering diseases such as arterial disease and cancer. Sidr honey contacts good amounts of ascorbic acid (vitamin C), as much as 150mg per 100g in some. Ascorbic acid is an antioxidant and helps protect cells from the damange caused by free radicals in the body. Research has found that darker honeys have higher antioxidant properties.
Medical science is rediscovering the effectiveness of honey in the use of alternative therapies in areas where the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (the”super-bugs”) spreads. Honeys may differ in the potency of its antibacterial activity thus affecting it’s healing abilities. Some honeys are no more antibacterial than sugar, while others can be diluted more than 100-fold and still halt the growth of bacteria.
For daily usage, Sidr honey can be added to tea along with black seed oil and lemon juice for an invigorating and healing beverage. It can also be drizzled over sweet treats such as pancakes, waffles and warm fresh bread, taken on a spoon or added to sweet and savoury cooked dishes.
Other ways to use it:
- General health — take one teaspoon 2 – 3 times a day
- Burns, cuts, wounds, bruises and lacerations — apply topically (i.e. directly on the place affected)
- To bring lustre to the face — mix equal parts of olive oil, honey and almond oil (which can then be stored in a jar). Apply the mixture to the face and leave for 15 – 20 minutes before washing off.
- To reduce bed wetting — the child (or patient) should empty their bladder and then take one teaspoon of honey before going to sleep.
- To rejuvenate hair — mix ½ cup of honey and ¼ cup of olive oil, massage into the scalp. This will get the nutrients into the roots of the hair. Leave for 30 minutes to an hour and then wash off.
- As mentioned above Sidr honey has medicinal uses too and there are many natural remedies that can be made using Sidr honey.
As spending money and spending money wisely are two different things. Similarly buying honey and buying only Sidr honey are two different approaches. Sidr honey is the product where you spend your money wisely to buy health in return…so no money back guarantee.
Sidr honey is purely natural. It is obtained from beehives located in the northern regions mainly Meerah Shareef The rich, fertile soil of these zones is famous for natural Sidr tree crops. Sidr honey is made from bees that feed only on nectar from the tree Sidr (Sidr tree is also known as jujube tree). We travel this far each year at the harvesting time of Sidr honey because this area hold the largest and the oldest Sidr Tree Forest.
It is said that hundreds of years ago, Sidr honey was given as gift to kings and princes, to express appreciation and loyalty. Sidr honey is slightly expensive than other raw organic honeys as it is harvested for a limited time in the year and is a mono floral honey which strictly means that the honey bees are exclusively fed on Sidr flowers.
After Extraction our honey is unheated, unpasteurised and unfiltered so all the natural vitamins, enzymes are preserved.
It does not contain any added sugar. Being mono floral holds great value for quality of Sidr honey.
Sidr honey is a raw, pure, and original product of Pakistan. Under strict hygienic conditions Sidr honey is filtered without using any heating and stored in food grade containers to supply this product to all customers as per their requirement through out the year.
It was mentioned in the Qur’an, and the prophet recommends it for any kind of illness of the body.
‘Honey is a remedy for every illness and the Qur’an is a remedy for all illness of the mind, therefore I recommend to you both remedies, the Qur’an and honey.’
The SIDR tree
- Also known as Lote tree, Christ’s Thorn, Jujube, Nabkh, Elb, Ber, Bairi tree.
Sidr is the formal Arabic name and comes from the name of the Sidr tree that is mentioned in the Holy Quran.
Sidr tree is also called Jujube tree. But surely is not the same. The Jujube tree is Ziziphus jujuba and the Sidr tree is Ziziphus spina-christi. They are indeed related, both subspecies of Ziziphus.
- Botanical name: Ziziphus spina-christi
- The branches are soft with gray-yellow color and the flowers are yellow.
- The fruits of sidr trees are round and yellowish but turn to a more reddish color when mature. They have a very high-energy value, though there are other fruits more valuable: dates, figs, raisins, and few other dried fruits.
The sidr fruit was the first thing Prophet Adam (pbuh) ate when he was made to descend to earth. The tree was used during the time of King Suleiman (pbuh) and the Pharaohs used it to build palaces and temples.
- It is an ancient tree, mentioned four times in the Qur’an. In Sura Saba, it is mentioned as an earth tree while in other Suras, it is mentioned as a paradise tree (Sidrat al-Muntaha).
Health benefits of sidr tree
The whole tree has medicinal values:
– The leaves are used as a herbal shampoo, to treat dandruff, head lice, swollen eyes, abscesses, furuncles and counter obesity.
– The wood ash is used for the treatment of snakebites.
– The fruits have a very high energy value.
– The seeds are rich in protein;
– The leaves are rich in calcium, iron and magnesium.
– The root, stem bark are also used in various medicinal preparations.
Other known medicinal uses include as a stomachic, an appetizer, an astringent and also as a cough medicine.
Our locally produced and packaged aromatic Raw Sidr Honey is from the nectar of the Sidr flowers from Sidr tree also known as Jujube Tree, which grows in the Karak Valley of Khyber Paktukhuan.
Taste and Color
The distinctive aroma, dark amber colour, thickness with rich, lavish and buttery sweet flavour of Sidr honey is unforgettable. It has a golden light colour, which darkens and tends to reddens over time.
Sidr honey is a mono floral honey, and this means the bees can collect the nectar only for one month, in October, the flowering time. The production season continues only for 40 to 60 days in a year, and that is a very short period.
Fresh and newly produced Sidr honey, reminds you of the same aromatic smell of Sidr tree in the month of October