Pine honey

Pine honey is very nutritious and very rich in minerals, and also helps the vocal cords.

  • On the pine trees located in Greece, the parasitic insect ‘marsellina hellenica’ is found, and a honey of exceptional taste and aroma, also rich in minerals, is produced.
  • Approximately 65% of total honey production in Greece is pine. It is not particularly sweet, but it is richer in minerals and proteins than flower honey and it has fewer calories.
  • It is one of the honey categories that does not crystallize.

Characteristics

  • The high nutritional value of pine honey is due to the large number of different substances that coexist in its body. A special place is held by the minerals, which are found in high concentrations describing this honey variety as highly nutritious.
  • It is very rich in minerals (calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, etc.), protein and amino acids. Scientific studies show that the trace elements are highly antiseptic.
  • It also has fewer calories than other honey varieties, and it is suitable for those who watch their diet.
  • It crystallizes after a long time (after 15 to 18 months).

Healing properties

  • Has strong antimicrobial properties.
  • High antiseptic and anti-inflammatory action.
  • Soothes cough.
  • Helps treat gout.

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