Linden honey is a premiere honey. It has a wide range of applications. It is primarily used as a diaphoretic in treating colds and fevers. Linden honey’s anti-bacterial quality makes it ideal for the control of inflammation of respiratory organs. It is also used a fortifying agent and it supports the heart. It is applied externally to help heal festering sores on the skin, eczema, and burns. Except the excellent taste and unique flavor, linden honey
has many health benefits. The natural sugars in the honey have prebiotic effect, feeding the good bacteria in digestive system. Linden honey is a natural tonic, raising energy levels and improving immune system. The viscous consistency of the honey allows it stick to the throat lining and this ability, along with its antibacterial properties, makes linden honey an excellent remedy for sore throat and cough. The raw organic honey is extremely useful for injuries and eye diseases.
Obtained from the blossoms of Linden trees, Linden honey is one of the most valuable and best varieties of honey that has been enjoyed for thousands of years.
The Linden tree has played many roles in history, both symbolic and practical. Since pre-Christian times in Europe, it has been known as a mystical tree of life, tree of health, judicial tree, victory tree, fertility tree and as a social or dance tree.
Nectar flows in late spring to early summer and in warm humid weather flows strongest. This nectar is fine food for bees and the result is high-quality monofloral honey.
Linden Honey aroma is woody, pharmacy and fresh, also described as mint, balsamic, menthol and camphor. It has low acidity, medium sweet and sometimes a light bitterness. It has a persistent aftertaste and is slightly astringent. The crystallization rate is medium to fast with fine to medium sized crystals. Other aromatic notes: spicy-thyme, mentholated, geranium, hay, phenolic.