Buckwheat honey comes in a tiny white blossom on the Buckwheat plant. It is the heartiest and most robust is the U.S. Buckwheat honey comes in a very dark color and is usually compared to Black Strap Molasses and possesses a musty, earthy aroma. Buckwheat has demonstrated to have higher levels of antioxidants than other honeys. Used to soothe your throat, cooking and drinks in place of sugar and molasses. Try it in Chai tea or coffee for a real treat. Buckwheat is made from pollen and nectar of the buckwheat plant. - which is not actually wheat and contains no gluten.