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Mickelberry Gardens Pollen Honey Tonic -- 8 fl oz


Mickelberry Gardens Pollen Honey Tonic
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Mickelberry Gardens Pollen Honey Tonic -- 8 fl oz

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Mickelberry Gardens Pollen Honey Tonic Description

  • Pollen Honey Tonic Blends Hive Products and Apple Cider Vinegar with Gentle Herbs Traditionally Used to Support Seasonal Respiratory Health
  • Bee Pollen from beekeepers we Trust Located in the Willamete Valley of Oregon
  • Includes a Wide Range of Plant Pollens in Every Bottle
  • Pollen is Fermented in a Small Amount of Honey, Following the Honeybee's Recipe for Consuming Bee Pollen
  • Supports Seasonal Respiratory Health

Our Pollen Honey Tonic is a delicious and unique formula, designed to support seasonal respiratory health. We have included organic stinging nettle leaf and use bee pollen from the Pacific Northwest collected from beekeepers all over the Willamette valley, to ensure a wide range of plant pollen in every bottle. We then ferment the bee pollen mixture in a small amount of honey, following the honeybees’ own recipe for consuming bee pollen.

 

Pollen Honey Tonic is sweet like honey and has a delicious sour zing from the apple cider vinegar. Our fermented bee pollen and stinging nettle leaf both add a sweet and unique flavor. The texture is thick and syrupy, and raw honey coats and soothes the throat.

 

Mickelberry Gardens Pollen Honey Tonic is a Raw oxymel – made with local raw honey and raw apple cider vinegar. Hippocrates promoted using vinegar mixed with honey as both an energizing tonic and a healing elixir. When honey is kept raw, it retains all of its healing virtues and preserves the delicate flavors from millions of wildflowers. Raw apple cider vinegar is rich with vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes, and probiotics, and helps to jump-start digestion.

 

Our Pollen Honey Tonic is made using the highest quality ingredients available. All our honey and certified organic apple cider vinegar is sourced from regional producers. We only purchase the freshest, whole organic herbs - often direct from local farmers. Our honey is tested for purity, and all our herbs are screened carefully for quality and strength.

 

We make all our products with strict attention to quality. Our facility is certified GMP-compliant, and is free of all major allergens, including gluten.


Directions

Suggested Use:

Ages 12 years - adult: 1-3 tsp

Ages 6-11 years: 1 tsp

Ages 1-6 years: ½ tsp

Sip by the spoonful once daily or as needed.

 

Shake Well. Shelf stable product but for long-term storage, refrigeration recommended.

Free Of
Major allergens including gluten.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 tsp. (5 mL) (6 g)
Servings per Container: 48
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate4 g1%
Total Sugars (includes 4g added sugars)4 g8%
All sugars present are naturally occurring from raw honey.
Other Ingredients: Raw Pacific northwest honey, raw apple cider vinegar*, stinging nettle leaf*, fermented Pacific Northwest bee pollen. *Organic
We source from local, small-scale producers.
Warnings

Do not give raw honey to children under 1 year of age. Consult your healthcare provider on use of herbs during pregnancy, while breastfeeding, or with prescription drugs.

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  • Make ice cream: Mix in some honey and fruit, blend and freeze.
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