The different types of honey and their medicinal properties

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The different types of honey and their medicinal properties
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There are different types of honey, depending on the nectar of the flowers that the bees have visited. Traditionally, the medicinal properties of the flowers and plants from which they originated are attributed to each honey. There is also the so-called honey of milflores when this is the result of nectar from different sources.

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High Mountain Honey
High Mountain Honey
This type of honey is produced in the mountains of the Pyrenees mountains. Its color varies from very dark to very light, depending on the predominant blooms, it has a lot of aroma and an intense sweetness. The harvest is carried out from June to September.

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Agave syrup
Agave syrup
Its use has become popular among homeopaths, naturists and gurus of fad dietary regimens, who advise it as a sweetener, but also many people who follow a natural diet, consume it regularly. There are many benefits that are reported from its consumption, which is worth knowing.


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High Mountain Honey
High Mountain Honey
It is the honey produced in the mountains of the Pyrenees mountains. Its color varies from very dark to very light, depending on the predominant blooms, it has a lot of aroma and an intense sweetness. The harvest is carried out from June to September.

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Flower honey or multifloral
Flower honey or multifloral
It is the most produced in all countries of the world. No two honey flowers are the same, and they don't receive the recognition they deserve from the consumer. The reason is its irregularity, there are excellent ones and others that leave much to be desired. Its aromas and flavor depend on the affection put by the beekeeper and the flora of the surroundings of the apiary.

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Chestnut honey

Chestnut honey
We refer to the honey that comes from the Sativa Castanea tree, the edible chestnut that gives us those good times in autumn-winter. Well, your honey is not far behind. Strong flavor, it is unmistakable once you have tasted a real chestnut honey.


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Lavender honey

Lavender honey
Lavender honey is a spring honey, since its flowering covers, depending on the area, from the beginning of spring (March) until the month of June. Light color, sweet and very aromatic taste. Lavender honeys cover a group of plants of the Lamiaceae family. Common lavender or lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), hybrid lavender or lavandin (Lavandula angustifolia x latifolia), alhucema or breakwater (Lavandula latifolia) and Cantueso (Lavandula Stoechas) are the most prominent varieties in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Manuka honey

Manuka honey
I could not miss this list. In addition, it has the most "medals" related to health. You only need to do a search on the Internet. Now, it is also one of the most expensive honey in the world. And there are many more stories behind this special honey ...

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Forest Honey

Forest Honey
It has different names, which confuses consumers. Forest honey is also known as dew honey, oak honey, oak honey, honeydew honeydew or honeydew. Its origin is found in trees such as oak, chestnut, pine, cork oak or oak, which in the summer months eliminate excess sap rich in sugars to the outside, secreting some sugary substances called honeydew or honeydew, which are collected by bees


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Heather honey

Heather honey
Heather honeys are dark brown that change to light brown when they are solid. Its intense and persistent aroma, and reminiscent of wet leaf, autumn, mushrooms, withered flowers or burnt wood. Its delicate taste, somewhat bitter, sometimes a little salty depending on the type of heather. Aroma pronounced and thick.

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Acacia honey

Acacia honey
Honey is one of the natural remedies that nature brings us, this type of honey is ideal for convalescent people, constipation and for poor blood circulation. It will also help us reduce anxiety and insomnia, as it has sedative properties. (Not recommended for children!).

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Rosemary honey

Rosemary honey
Amber very clear and white when crystallized. Aromatic and sweet. Liver stimulant that favors liver decongestion. Indicated for stomach ulcers and dysmenorrhea. Not recommended for hypertensive patients.


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Linden honey

Linden honey
This prized honey such as the leaves of the linden tree is used to combat insomnia, anxiety and nervousness. It is recommended to lower blood pressure due to its vasodilator effect. Improves diseases caused by cooling and digestive spasms.

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Lavender honey

Lavender honey
It is the one obtained from the bluish flowers of lavender or lavender. This aromatic flower is highly sought after by bees. Its honey is used among others as an antispasmodic to control irritability and relieve migraines

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Honey of milflores

Honey of milflores
The so-called honey of milflores is the result of the nectar of different origins, of a thousand flowers.

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Orange blossom honey

Orange blossom honey
It is made by the bees of the nectar of the orange blossom. It is light amber with soft taste and delicate perfume. It is attributed antispasmodic and sedative properties.


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Eucalyptus Honey

Eucalyptus Honey
This dark amber honey pulling ocher has a pleasant and persistent aroma. It is mainly used in various respiratory tract conditions such as colds sinusitis lung conditions for its powerful antiseptic effect.

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Thyme honey

Thyme honey
This honey is also highly valued especially for its antibiotic properties. It is light amber, being a little darker than mountain thyme. It is indicated to combat fatigue and stress due to its stimulating properties of the nervous system. It is also balsamic and carminative antiseptic.

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Oak honey

Oak honey
It is a honey with astringent properties. Formerly it was used to make cosmetic remedies highlighting beauty masks. Because of its astringent power, it is used to heal wounds and warts.

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Rosemary honey

Rosemary honey
It is a honey very appreciated for being very aromatic and extremely sweet. Its light amber color turns white when honey crystallizes. It has stimulatory properties of the circulatory and nervous system. It also works as a hypertensive and anti-rheumatic. It improves memory and lowers cholesterol.