Jarrah trees are all around us down here along with Marri and Karri. They have nice straight bark and the branches don't hang down as much as Marri trees do. Eucalyptus marginata grows up to 40 meters high. Our beekeepers guide says 'honey flows erratic', which is funny and true. Jarrah honey is:
Antioxidants are compounds that help protect body cells against free radical damage that leads to oxidation and subsequent cell damage. Free radicals can potentially accelerate the ageing process and aid disease.
The UAF® in Acacia honey ranges up to 80 whilst that of Manuka honey can be 300 and Jarrah honey around 600. . The majority of Australian honeys are rated at UAF® 50 to 800, more than 50 is considerable of high in antioxidants. Source: http://uafinfo.org.au/antioxidants-uaf
Romy Surtees works with Glenn Pattinson at Elixir Honey, the rural Western Australian good honey business that helps to keep busy people healthy & energised.