It is the strongest and darkest of honey varieties with a full-bodied flavor. A very deep coppery brown tone, a pleasant earthy scent like fresh hay, and a rich, malty, almost chocolate flavor are hallmarks of high quality buckwheat honey. Buckwheat honey is extremely rich in iron and antioxidant compounds. It has excellent application for BBQ sauces and baked goods.
Buckwheat honey beats cough medicine for effectiveness and helps to create a soothing coat over the throat. It promotes a boost in beneficial cytokine cells which enhance immune response in the body.