Linden honey is one of the most valuable and the best varieties of honey. This honey has a specific flavor that differs it from other types of honeys.
Bees collect it from the nectar of greenish yellow flowers of the queen of honey plants, as the people rightly called linden. One lime of middle age, growing in favorable conditions, with optimal weather conditions can give 40 or more pounds of high-grade honey.
Linden honey is very rich in different nutrients. Its nutritional value is due to the high content of enzymes such as diastase, peroxidase, catalase, invertase and lipases. Linden honey contains vitamins as B1, B2, B5, B6, H, PP, C.
A valuable advantage of the product is that it contains vitamins in a very good combination with other important substances, which leads to a healing effect of linden honey. In particular, it includes no less than 40 different micro-and macronutrients, such as potassium, calcium, sulfur, copper, iodine, aluminum, nickel, phosphorus, chlorine, magnesium, manganese, zinc, cobalt, etc.
Because of its sedative and antiseptic qualities, it's one of the best honey varieties before bedtime. It is recommended in cases of anxiety and insomnia. Linden honey is also used in the treatment of colds, cough and bronchitis.
Healing / Medical Benefits
Linden honey has a wide range of applications. It is primarily used as a diaphoretic in treating colds and fevers. It is also used a fortifying agent and it supports the heart. In Eastern Europe and Russia, it is widely used in the treatment of sore throat, rhinitis, and laryngitis. Mixed with lemon, it is used in preventing colds. When taken with tea, linden honey can be used in the treatment of the liver and gall bladder, and it also alleviates the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is applied externally to help heal festering sores on the skin, eczema, and burns.
Another reason why the white honey is well absorbed by the body, is that many minerals in it are at exactly the same concentration as in the blood. The regular use of linden honey helps to maintain adequate osmotic pressure at the cellular level, normalizes metabolism, has beneficial effects on digestion and hormonal activity.