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