Missouri Farm-Fresh, Local Honey
Pin Oak Farms produces its own honey! Our honeybees pollinate our crops and we capture their output. Local honey is a sustainable and environmentally friendly product. When you buy local honey, you are supporting local beekeepers and helping to ensure the continued pollination of crops and wildflowers.
Benefits of Local Honey
Local honey is honey that is produced within a 50-mile radius of where it is consumed. It is said to have several health benefits, including:
- Alleviating seasonal allergies. The pollen in local honey can help to desensitize the body to allergens, making it less likely to react to them during allergy season.
- Boosting the immune system. Local honey contains antioxidants and other nutrients that can help to boost the immune system and fight off infection.
- Promoting wound healing. Local honey has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that can help to promote wound healing.
- Reducing coughs and sore throats. Local honey can be soothing to a sore throat and can help to loosen mucus, making it easier to cough up.
- Improving heart health. Local honey contains compounds that can help to lower cholesterol and improve blood pressure, which can reduce the risk of heart disease.