Sometimes called basswood or lime honey, Linden honey comes from the pollen of linden flowers of various nectar producing trees. With a delicate medium taste and rich flavours, this 100% natural honey works beautifully when eaten. Its aroma is very specific and cannot be mistaken for any other types of honey. The taste is dense and saturated, leaving a pleasant aftertaste. To some extent it reminds us of the smell of blossoming linden trees that smell so pleasant in the spring. It has a pleasant, golden-yellow colour (sometimes light yellow or even transparent). Stir it into hot water then add a few slices of lemon and you have a great tasting drink with all of those lovely medicinal qualities you want.
Linden honey has an extremely beneficial effect on respiratory diseases, colds, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and the heart. It is also invaluable for general strengthening and toning of the body, and for increasing immunity. Linden honey is often used as a treatment for a sore throat and a cough. Because it coats the throat it can work as well as any over the counter remedy to stop nasty coughs and the abundance of vitamins and minerals in it offer protection against bugs by boosting your immune system. This natural product is an indispensable source of substances necessary for the health of the retina. It is proven that the honey forms a thin protective zipper that helps to remove the inflammation and soothe the eye muscles.
Among the most valuable substances contain in linden honey are several vitamins from group B, vitamins K and E, carotene and useful microelements, as well as biologically active substances and essential amino acids such as lysine, histidine and arginine.
This type of honey is indispensable as a remedy for the treatment of laryngitis, bronchitis and tracheitis. It has soothing features and is very effective as an anti-inflammatory agent. Like some other types, the linden honey has a strong tonic and stimulating action. It helps to strengthen the immune system and to overcome the daily stress experienced in our modern society.
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