We know there’s CBD in our honey, but we didn’t put it in there—the bees did.
Original Red Belly Honey
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Selected by Food & Wine as a 2020 Pick
“I’m a CBD skeptic so I first fell in love with this honey for its culinary uses because it has peachy and floral flavor notes on the front end and pleasantly bitter buckwheat notes on the back end. Then over time while using it to sweeten pots of tisane and small cups of espresso, I realized that it was also beginning to mellow dull aches in my body and reduce some anxiety. This honey is the real deal both in and out of the kitchen.”
—Hunter Lewis, Editor-In-Chief, Food & Wine
This hemp honey made by California honeybees is all-natural, nutrient-rich with CBD and antioxidants.
These bees freely pollinate and gather food from plants and flowers but they also eat a patented blend of hemp nectar to produce this one-of-a-kind honey. Because the bees are in charge of all the mixing and infusing through their belly enzymes, the honey is naturally water-soluble and allows for optimal absorption. 8 oz (225 grams).
FREE SHIPPING* Ships FedEx 2nd Business Day – Orders placed after 3 PM EST ship the next business day. Friday orders arrive Tuesday.
Eat Your Greens, LLC
Glyphosate Residue Free
0.3% or less THC
Made in USA
These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or prevent disease. Do not feed to children under 12 months of age.
46 reviews for Original Red Belly Honey
|How often should I take Red Belly Honey?||
Adding a daily regimen of Red Belly Honey is a good way to supplement a healthy diet.
|How much honey do I need?||
Start with a teaspoon (1 serving). Everyone is different, find out what works for you.
|How should I take Red Belly Honey?||
It's not about higher milligrams per serving, it's about the quality of the product. We believe nature-made food is better for you, and the bees infuse this honey with botanicals and adaptogens.
|What makes the color of your honey so different from other types?||
The distinct ruby-tinged hue comes from our patented hemp and nectar blend that we offer the bees as a supplement to their foraging. When the bees eat this proprietary combination, they’re essentially mixing it with their belly enzymes and passing on the color.
|Can I add Red Belly Honey to drinks?||
Yes. Because our honey is water-soluble, it dissolves and will not float on the surface of drinks or cling to the glass-like hemp oil. Stir our honey into water for a refreshing beverage and to sweeten a smoothie or cocktail.
|Can I cook with Red Belly Honey?||
Red Belly Honey retains its beneficial compounds and remains stable up to 302 F for up to an hour should you decide to heat it directly. Feel free to bake with the honey. It's also delicious brushed on grilled chicken and fish or drizzled over fried chicken and biscuits right out of the oven. To balance the acidity of lemon or vinegar in a dressing, whisk in a little honey.
|Are bees harmed to make your honey?||
No. If bees eat harmful substances, such as pesticides, they eventually perish. Like responsible beekeepers, we keep our bees healthy. For example, we set aside their high-protein pollen loaves to serve them during colder months when nature is not flowering. Additionally, our hives divide to create another colony, an activity known as “swarming” which is a sign of healthy production.
|Do your bees get high off of the hemp and nectar blend you feed them?||
No. Bees do not have a system that processes the compounds in hemp that cause a psychoactive effect like in humans, dogs and other mammals.
|Are higher milligram products better and more effective?||
It depends. Because Red Belly Hemp Honey is water-soluble and has high bioavailability, that higher milligram rule of thumb does not apply especially when compared to edibles made with hemp oil. The beneficial compounds of an edible hemp product are greatly diminished because of the way our digestive system processes fat/oil (low bioavailability). This does not happen to Red Belly Hemp Honey because the bees process the oil for us.
|Can Red Belly Honey make me high?||
No; it does not contain enough of the psychoactive compound to cause such a result, according to laboratory tests shown in our Certificate of Analysis (COA). The COA link is available in the product description.
|Is a Certificate of Analysis (COA) important?||
Yes. A COA is a document from an accredited laboratory that shows the quantity of various compounds in a hemp product. It protects you as a consumer, ensuring you are purchasing the beneficial compounds in hemp.
|Aren’t you exploiting bees by taking their honey?||
No. Our hives are healthy which means they have a surplus of honey and beeswax—more than they need to maintain the colony. According to apiary experts, bees perform at a high level as long as the conditions are good. They can modify their work, such as choosing to eat our patented hemp and nectar blend, but they cannot decrease or increase output so there’s no pressure.
|I bought two jars of honey and one has a few crystals while the other doesn’t. What gives?||
The formation of crystals is a natural characteristic of raw honey. In fact, it’s actually a sign of quality, meaning the honey hasn’t been pasteurized, "stretched" or diluted with additives. The speed of crystalization depends on a variety of factors, such as temperature, the presence of pollen, and the types of plants the bees forage on for nectar. Chances are, the crystals in one jar might simply have a minuscule amount more of pollen or the bees foraged on more of one flower over another. Lower temperatures also speed crystallization so don't refrigerate.
- USE: Honey is a natural source of sugar. Natural sources of sugar are digested slower and help you feel full for longer. It also helps keep your metabolism stable.
- USE: May assist with relaxation
INGREDIENTS: Raw hemp honey. Through a patented method, bees are offered a proprietary combination of nectar and hemp, which allows them to make the world’s only naturally infused hemp honey. Powered by BeeFuse™ Technology by Phytopharma international.
Brad P. (verified owner) –
Great products – we love the money and the gummies. And customer service was fantastic – shipped early and included addition samples for our family. We highly recommend.
Cynthia S –
I have suffered from Planters Fasciitis for years and I use Red Belly Hemp Balm on my feet every morning and after my shower in the evening. I can truly tell you this has changed the way I feel everyday I DONT HURT anymore! This is a wonderful product! I can tell you I smile more.
ConnieM (verified owner) –
I’ve been using the honey for about a week, adding to a soothing cup of tea before bedtime. So far I like the affect it has had on relaxation, and ability to fall asleep.
Jason Villalobos (verified owner) –
Red Belly Honey has been a blessing for my daughter. For the past several months she’s gone from battling Mono, to suffering from Covid and months of fighting walking pneumonia. She fights to get a deep breath at times. Because of the breathing issues she now has severe anxiety. We’ve tried everything, however, the only thing that has helped is her daily dose of Red Belly Honey. I’m thankful for your wonderful product. ❤️❤️
Very awesome product. It’s a definite game-changer. No need for pharmacies—helps so much with inflammation and my anxiety. I add to my morning honey regiment.
Mary Hanrahan –
I absolutely love this honey! I usually add it to my coffee or tea, but also just like to take a spoonful! I love how it helps with my anxiety and stress, but also has the added benefit of making my stomach feel at ease. I have always battled gut issues, this honey makes me feel so much better!
I returned home from a week of traveling with a bad chest cold, and trouble sleeping due to jet lag. I began drinking cups of warm water with lemon and a teaspoon (or two :)) of Red Belly Honey–I was able to fall asleep so much more easily, and woke up the next morning feeling significant relief from my chest congestion. I believe in eating functional foods that aid my body in healing, rather than taking cold medicine that merely masks the symptoms, and am thrilled to have found Red Belly! Not to mention, it’s absolutely delicious–one of the best tasting honeys of any kind I’ve ever tried.
João Belo (verified owner) –
I have been on a mindful quest to improve my sleep quality for the past two years. My nervous system simply does not respond well to OTC and Rx sleep aids (CBD oil included). Red Belly Honey has been like finding a gem in a maze of so many options –most of them ineffective. This honey provides just the right balance of relaxation for me. I can share, with a huge smile of relief on my face, that the evenings that I take a spoonful of Red Belly Honey with my nighttime tea are incredibly restful nights for me.
Michaela A –
Awesome product! I’ve tried CBD Honey from another company before and this by far blows them out of the water!! I’ve been using with sleepytime tea and it has been helping with falling asleep.
Lisa W –
I just got this product a couple of weeks ago but so far love it! I recently moved, which is stressful, and adding this tasty honey to my tea has helped me relax and sleep well at night. Plus the packets are so easy to use and the perfect amount. No mess and easy to transport. I’d definitely recommend it!
Susan Slaviero (verified owner) –
This is by far the most effective CBD product I have ever used! I’m so glad I gave Red Belly Honey a try. My chronic pain and anxiety are much improved since adding a daily spoonful to my morning tea.
Samantha R –
I’ve been having this nagging shoulder ache the past couple of weeks and started adding this to my afternoon tea. It’s been working wonders to gently ease the ache and also add a little floral kick to my tea.
Sharonda Wilson –
I absolutely love this product. I have been have it trouble sleeping the last couple of weeks. I made myself my usual night time tea, adding this tea was a gam changer. I had the best sleep I’ve had in probably a month last night. Thank you for this amazing product
Maryann (verified owner) –
If I could give this product a 10-star review I would! I have chronic wrist pain due to tears, arthritis and tendinitis. My orthopedic doctor said some patients swear by CBD and I thought why not? Advil every day cannot be good. I take this honey every day and I have such relief!.. The balm I rub on in the morning and at night and feel comfortable that I will be pain-free.. Not only does it help, but it is delicious straight up or on or in anything you eat. Please try this you will BEE amazed and so much happier!! Take it from me!
Cathy Venteicher (verified owner) –
Had a great experience this past week, I take lexapro daily and had an emergency trip to Illinois and didn’t take my medicine with me as I thought it would be a drive up and back trip. Well it turned into a 3 day trip and all I had was my Red Belly Honey and I’m telling you I’m glad I did, I had no anxiety whatsoever and I usually can get it just thinking I may have forgot to take my medicine. so thank you to the Bees and Joline Rivera
April Sammons (verified owner) –
I was absolutely amazed at how well I slept and the normal aches my body had were gone after my first serving of Red Belly Hemp Honey.
I have since added it to my morning coffee and love the sweetness it adds.
SHARON DORNBERG LEE –
I love love love this honey. I was a little skeptical but gave it a try and not only does it really help me feel relaxed and get a restful night’s sleep, but it tastes DELICIOUS. I have it drizzled on plain yogurt with toasted pecans and some berries and it’s become my favorite lunch in the summer. The flavor is really unique and unforgettable.
Joyce (verified owner) –
I’m a tea drinker and love a good honey in it. Red Belly Honey in my evening tea helps me relax and sleep better and it tastes delicious. I’m a fan of this magical honey.
Phil Cooper (verified owner) –
I received my honey, and I think your buy one get one free promotion must have been kismet. The night before your instagram post, I was at the dog park talking to a woman named Esther. Esther is in her late 60’s and has difficulty moving around due to her arthritis. She was telling me that her new doctor was concerned she had been on a specific medication for years, which can create other problems if used for a long time. Esther knows about my new cannabis event business and asked me if there is any truth to using CBD to help with pain, and where she could find some. I of course had to tell her about Red Belly Honey. It is out of her price range, so when your promotion came up the next day, I had to take advantage and get her a jar. I hope it will give her a little relief. I’ll let you know how it goes.
Rose Michelle Tyler (verified owner) –
Stop what you are doing RIGHT now and order a jar (or 10) as soon as humanly possible. I have tried countless CBD products – many of which have had little to no impact on my chronic back pain, anxiety, and insomnia. Whatever these bees are doing is mother nature magic at its best. I’ll be a customer for as long as they keep buzzing away. Highly recommend to anyone that has given up on finding a high-quality, effective CBD solution. This honey is the real deal!
becky Harris (verified owner) –
This product has worked wonders for my German Shepard. My Max had absolutely horrible anxiety and we have tried several things. Everything else makes him sick and doesn’t help at all. One product ended up with a $900 emergency vet trip. This honey tho…WOW. Best thing I’ve ever found for him. Him and his sister Ruby both have honey with their dinner and the outcome is amazing. Their coats are so soft now also. Love this product.
Matt Parscale, Topeka, KS –
I got my honey really quick, thank you! I have to say, after nabbing a good spoonful as soon as it got here, I absolutely felt very relaxed about an hour later. It actually was more noticeable than a dose of 1500 mg CBD oil, and it tasted WAY better…..ha! I had some more last night and slept well also. I would say this product is really good, and I am going to plan on ordering more after I enjoy this whole jar! Thanks again for your personal touch in getting me the information AND the nice note you put in my order!
You Rock….:) —Matt Parscale, Topeka, KS.
Jessica Huang (verified owner) –
I am not a good sleeper. I’ve reluctantly accepted this over the last year. I toss and turn all night and drift in and out of sleep after the first 3 hours. This happens almost every night. I’ve been taking a teaspoon of this honey before bed the last two weeks, and wowowowowowwwwwww. It’s been a game-changer. I feel like I’m finally getting a restful night’s sleep now. It’s not perfect, but 5/7 nights is better than the 0/7 I was getting before. I have already recommended it to three of my friends.
Honorio Soto –
Red Belly Honey is one of the best products I have ever purchased. Everyone who tries it asks where to buy some, so I send them here. The flavor is delicious and the effects are rapid, knowing the honey is naturally infused by bees makes it more than worth it. If you’re wondering if you should try it, I say do so you wont regret it!
Veronica P. (verified owner) –
Nature takes its course within this honey. I drizzle it on my oatmeal, greek yogurt and berries. In the afternoon, I brew a tea and add the honey. Sometimes, just add it to hot water! The aroma of the honey is so soothing. I have used it at night for a restful sleep. Especially after stressful day. I’m so impressed with this honey!
Michelle B –
I absolutely love this honey and it’s become my afternoon routine in a cup of tea. It has a lovely fresh flavor. I’ve recommended to all my friends.
Angel Kempkes –
I turned 60 in July and have never had a problem sleeping, until now. I’m not sure if it’s the stress of Covid or my age but I wasn’t able to sleep through the night. I tried over-the-counter products with negative results and then thought I should give your honey a try. I love the results and so does my dog Gus! Thank you for a good night’s sleep, especially during these crazy times!
Angel Kempkes, Iowa
Jerry Miller (verified owner) –
Second jar of honey just arrived! I was super skeptical a single teaspoon of this at night could help me sleep, but gave it a shot and now I am a believer. I have a hard time falling asleep at night and not only does this help me relax and fall asleep, I sleep longer and uninterrupted.
Chef Jordan Wagman –
I’m always looking for ways to improve my health; years ago it was the removal of gluten, dairy and sugar from my diet and soon after, the inclusion of cannabis. About five years ago I discovered essential oils and haven’t taken a pill for a headache since.
Three months ago I discovered Red Belly Honey. Joline sent me some to try and immediately saw improvements on my hands. Although I am a much healthier person today, I still suffer with my Psoriasis from time to time and Red Belly Honey has been a welcomed addition to my daily regiment, so much so I ordered six more jars! It has made a huge impact on my skin and I’m thankful for it. – Chef Jordan Wagman
Lori Woolery (verified owner) –
Back injury during Goat Yoga three years ago. The herniated discs got better with epidurals and PT, but would get aggravated again every time I went back to normal workout activities. Eventually, causing ongoing nerve issues from the back down through my foot. It’s always worse at night when you’re trying to sleep. Joline suggested trying the honey at bedtime, maybe in a cup of tea. Sometimes I just take a teaspoon, enjoying the flavors, as it dissolves sweetly in my mouth. It’s really helped me relax and drift off to sleep through the night. End result, the nerve irritation doesn’t keep me awake. I didn’t know those cute little bees could make honey so much better! Thanks, Joline.
D. Palcsik, Vermont –
I am now working my way through my second jar of Red Belly Honey. It’s wonderful. I enjoy it before bedtime. I’ve tried many different herbal remedies and other sleep aids but over the past couple of months I’ve had incredibly restful sleep, the best in years. Thank you and keep it coming. —D. Palcsik, Vermont
Mark Dixon –
We love it. Flavor is amazing and a relaxing feeling is noticeable very quickly. My favorite way to take it is with coffee, place a small spoon with honey in my cup put in my favorite Nespresso capsule and the day gets off to a great start. — Mark
Whitney Woodford –
I started using the honey in place of CBD oil. It is MUCH more palatable and I feel more effective. I use it mostly for joint pain and sleep. I’m on my second jar and loving it so far! —Whitney Woodford, Blaine MN
Giuseppe Pinna –
I just wanted to let you know that we have been using the honey all week with our chamomile tea at night. To tell you the truth it is a great product that really works, and it has been helping me to relax and get a very good night of sleep.
I have always had some doubts about numerous CBD products that are on the market and I had tested few in the past but nothing as effective like your honey Thank you! — Giuseppe Pinna, Chicago IL
Chef Bill Kim, Chicago –
I’ve been taking it for 5 days now and I’m experiencing much deeper, uninterrupted sleep which is great! I’m also feeling like it helps me to relax more quickly. Taste-wise, I get floral, with hints of bergamot and I love the creamy texture. I gave a jar to my Mother-in-law, who also has a hard time getting to sleep. I’m waiting to hear what she has to say now I need to buy another jar for my Dad, who suffers from chronic back pain. —Chef Bill Kim, Chicago IL
Matt G, from Michigan –
I was referred to Red Belly Honey by a very good friend of mine. I’m a cancer patient fighting Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The pain that is associated with treatment is sometimes tough to bear, so I purchased it and started using it with organic smoothies. The results were absolutely incredible. I started to feel normal again. I was always skeptical of CBD, but this is truly a lifesaver. Matt G., Michigan
Jill Ramos (verified owner) –
First I want to say thanks for this wonderful product! I was a little leary to try it but I’m glad I did. I have horrible sleeping habits and minor aches and pains which I’m sure is due to being 51 and trying to stay physically fight. Since I’ve been taking the honey twice a day it has tremendously helped my sleeping issue and I don’t feel stiff and sore near as much as I was! I haven’t slept a good solid 6-8 hrs in I don’t know how long! If you have trouble sleeping I highly recommend this and again thank you for the amazing product! YOU ROCK!!!
Vicki gizzi (verified owner) –
I love the effectiveness of the honey as well as the way it dissolves. It helps relax me and helps with the pain from my lower back. I’ll definitely keep buying the honey.
Luis (verified owner) –
Dear Red Belly, thank you for this confectionery remedy. I am a die-hard cannabis advocate but hemp skeptic….a hemptic? Until I was recovering from a skin infection surgery. The recovery required my wound to heal from the inside out. My caretaker found your honey on my kitchen counter and thought it was a good idea to put a teaspoon in my Arnica tea every night. It was a great alternative to my post-surgery opioid prescription. The pain became manageable and proud to say I did not lose any sleep because of it.
Best regards, Luis
OMG. Seriously this is the bees knees! I was very skeptical about the properties of the honey helping me sleep. But when I finally did use it, my sleep was so deep and restful. I woke up the next morning, so well rested and ready to take on the world. I haven’t slept this deeply in a long time. I highly recommend!
Mae Williams –
I like the taste of the honey. I take the honey to help me sleep. It relaxes my brain like a mild sedative. I fall asleep about an hour after. I wake up feeling refreshed.
— Mae Williams, Cleveland, Ohio
Hunter Lewis –
“I’m a CBD skeptic so I first fell in love with this honey for its culinary uses because it has peachy and floral flavor notes on the front end and pleasantly bitter buckwheat notes on the back end. Then over time while using it to sweeten pots of tisane and small cups of espresso, I realized that it was also beginning to mellow dull aches in my body and reduce some anxiety. This honey is the real deal both in and out of the kitchen.” Hunter Lewis, Editor-In-Chief, Food & Wine
Debbie Williams (verified owner) –
Twenty years ago, at age 48, I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. For 19 years, I battled not only the symptoms of the disease but also the side effects of the dozens of drugs I was prescribed to treat it. These medications, which included anti-inflammatories, steroids, the chemo drug Methotrexate and biologic injections, all came with serious side effects that suppressed my immune system and caused such gastrointestinal damage I had to be hospitalized.
It was at that point I decided the cure was worse than the disease. I went off all prescribed medications and dealt with the day-to-day RA symptoms. Over the course of the next year, as I suffered through the stiffness and exhaustion that comes with RA, I researched and experimented with various supplements, foods and homeopathic remedies. I diligently journaled my experience with each.
Today, I’m happy to report that a combination of exercise, low-inflammatory foods and two products—Red Belly Hemp Honey has kept me off prescription drugs and given me a quality of life I haven’t experienced in decades. One teaspoon of honey each morning, when I am most stiff and achy, quickly gives me relief and readies me for the day ahead. (It’s delicious, too). At the end of the day, a Bee-Balm massage of the areas where I am experiencing joint pain and swelling provides enough comfort to allow me a goods night’s sleep.
—Debbie Williams, 68 year old, Washington, MO
Leifur Dagfinnsson (verified owner) –
I’ve had an old knee injury since high school, I’m 51 now and have learned to live with pain. When I took the honey the first night, it helped a little. But by the second night instead of taking 1 teaspoon, I took two. I’m a very tall person so I thought maybe I needed more. That was when I had the best night’s sleep I’ve had in a long time. It was then I realized I slept through the night because my knee didn’t hurt anymore. —Leifur Dagfinnsson
Johnathan Boreham (verified owner) –
I’m friends with Red Belly founder Joline during a call one day I expressed to her I was having a bad day due to back pain from a fall that happened over 30 years ago. She sent me some Red Belly Honey. Once I received it, I called her and she told me to put a teaspoon under my tongue and let it dissolve. Before we hung up, Joline asked me to call her back in 20 minutes and let her know how I was feeling. I completely forgot to do that. I didn’t feel the pain anymore so it wasn’t on my mind. When she called me to check on me, it was then I realized my back pain was gone. —Jonathan Boreham
Cynthia Pfeffer (verified owner) –
I bought this for my 84-year-old cousin Marilyn, from Crown Point, IN. These are her words: “For so long my feet have been tingling and feeling all sorts of neuropathy. After drinking tea with Red Belly Hemp Honey I immediately noticed a difference. My toes feel normal again! I will definitely continue using the honey, I don’t want to run out.” —Cynthia Pfeffer, Crown Point IN
Laura Yee (verified owner) –
When I feel anxious about whatever might be scheduled for the next day, I often have difficulty falling and staying asleep. On these occasions, I take a teaspoon of the hemp honey at bedtime. It works! I wake up refreshed and relaxed.