In Karnataka there are certain tribes called Jenu Kurubas. Jenu Kurubas means they’re honey shepherds. Sometime ago I had the opportunity to live with them for a short while. There diet is like this.
Honey is one of the best things that you can consume
First thing in the morning, one bamboo glass, you know, bamboo’s shoots sliced off like this. He takes about 3/4th of a litre. 3/4th of a litre of honey in the morning, that’s all the diet. You drink 3/4th of a litre of honey in the morning, and then you’re out in the forest. In a day easily you walk 30-40 kilometers. And you climb a minimum of 50 trees, and get off. Up and down, up and down the trees. And till evening, there is nothing else. As you harvest honey, whatever comes on your hand you lick that. So in a day almost more than a litre, litre and a half honey you’re taking in.
When you come back in the evening, there is some cereal. Usually it’s called Jowla, that’s Jowar or, you know, it’s like maize. Maize or ragi or something like this. Their main staple diet is honey. And you drink this 3/4th of a litre of honey, and whole day you’re so active. But there is no hunger, you’re just fired up like that. They live on this. They’re called honey shepherds. Their diet is honey.
Honey is one of the best things that you can consume. Psychological stability, physical well-being, vitality. All these things can be greatly enhanced simply consuming daily honey.
Honey is the only substance found on the planet whose chemical composition is very close to that of human blood
Honey is the only substance found on the planet whose chemical composition is very close to that of human blood. We change a few things, it’s almost like blood. Daily consumption of honey can do a lot for your health. Especially people who have excess mucus problems. It’s very good for your heart, it’s good for your brains, it keeps your mind alert, and it’s highly energetic.
So daily consumption of honey can do a lot. Especially if you have growing children, they must consume honey on a daily basis. It’ll do a lot for the development of their intelligence and everything. Even the Ashgourd. Ashgourd and honey together will make a wonderful diet for children, in terms of enhancing their intellectual capabilities.