Direct from the bee hives this honey contains no preservatives. It is as pure as flower nector. Honey is a popular addition to many diets, but it’s been shown to have certain effects beyond the culinary. Raw honey is used by many as a treatment for allergies and for its antibacterial properties. Filtered using a plain cotton cloth, the process preserves the taste and all teh nutitional value of honey. You may find some crystal substance in the bottom of the honey bottle, this is just a proof of the manual single stage filtering process, which does not filter out the parts of the wax and hence is full of health.