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HONEY



Known throughout history for its health merits, honey is a broad spectrum healer. Heart disease, high cholesterol, influenza, wounds and infections respond well to this common and seemingly simple golden liquid. Consequently, it is more than just an exquisite sweetener. It's also an incredible survival food and medicine chest rolled into one. Since certain types of honey are more effective than others, choose wisely to enjoy the maximum benefit.

Properties of Greek honey

Each of the greek honey varieties has got its own properties. Yet, there are some common properties observed:

  • All varieties are dense in nature due to less water content.
  • Dark colored varieties are concentrated with various nutrients such as trace elements and also have high nutritional value.
  • Polyfloral varieties are generally light in color with exceptional flavor and smell .

Greek honey varieties also offer some common benefits such as

  • They are concerned as a source of energy ,
  • They are excellent for cooking
  • They are characterized with anti-cancer property.

VARIETIES

1. ASFAKA HONEY FROM AMFILOCHIA

One of the most rare types of honey because it is difficult for bees to harvest due to its deep calyx that makes it available only under certain circumstances. Clear, with sub-yellow colour , with nice aroma and smooth taste. Rich in tannins, helps in the confrontation of fatigue and enhances the memory function. Ideal for children and also an ally again prostate cancer.

2 . THYME HONEY

  • FROM GALAXIDI
  • FROM CYCLADES

This aromatic honey obtained from Thyme tree is very bright in color with exceptional taste. It is the best quality honey that is produced in Greece and is famous worldwide. It gets crystallized within 6-18 months. It serves as an antiseptic agent and boosts the immune system activity. Hence, it is used to heal wounds and also as an effective remedy for food poisoning. It clears the blocked pores and also serves as a toner by helping the skin cells to rejuvenate. The component thymol present in this honey is responsible for the antiseptic action.

3. ACACIA HONEY FROM KOZANI

Although it is floral honey, it does not crystallize very fast, because of the percentage of fructose and glucose. It can be consumed by diabetics because of its low content in sucrose. It helps in the confrontation of insomnia, diseases of the respiratory system, the intestinal function and cleanses the liver.

4. ORGANIC HEATHER HONEY FROM CHALKIDIKI

This honey is known for its high nutritious value. It has got a very sweet smell and flavor and serves as a toner. It gets crystallized within three months and starts to look reddish.

5. PINE HONEY

  • FROM CHALKIDIKI
  • FROM SERRES

This honeydew variety of Greek honey is produced from pine trees. It is rich in nutrients such as proteins, amino acids and minerals. However, it has got very less calories compared to pollen honey varieties. Pine honey has a got a unique taste that is not very sweet and is loved by majority of honey lovers.

6. ORANGE TREE HONEY FROM PATRA

It is known for its exceptional smell and flavor. It gets crystallized within a short period of three months. It is light in color and becomes white after crystallization. Orange blossom honey with a component hesperidin serves as a strong anti-oxidant.

7. CHESTNUT HONEY

  • FROM KOZANI
  • FROM MOUNT ATHOS

This honey has a slight bitter taste. It takes very long time of about 1-2 years to crystallize. Unlike other honey varieties it is resistant to heat and can be stored for longer periods than other varieties. Chestnut honey helps to improve blood circulation.

8. FLORAL HONEY FROM SERRES

It has golden color, particularly sweet flavor and pleasant aroma.

9. ORGANIC FIR HONEY FROM TRIPOLIS
10. VANILLA - FIR HONEY FROM HELMOS

This is a variety of Greek honey with very few calories. Its distinguishing feature is that it does not crystallized at all.

11.COTTON HONEY FROM KOMOTINI

This is a light colored that gets crystallized within three months. The high amount of hydrogen peroxide found in this honey serves as an anti-bacterial agent. It is also used as an ingredient in the making of certain types of cosmetics and beauty lotions.

12. SUNFLOWER HONEY FROM EVROS

This honey derived from sunflower is light in color. It gets crystallized within two months and the color changes to yellowish blue after crystallization. It is rich in polyphenols that help in free radical elimination.








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