.This is one of the first types of honey that people appreciated and have enjoyed for thousands of years. In the shade of blooming alleys, or just on the streets, planted with lime trees, the heady scent of tiny yellow-white flowers is all around us, and it attracts bees from the neighborhood. In the period of intensive selection the nectar on the flowers looks like drops of dew. Linden blossoms in late spring or early summer, selecting more nectar in warm, humid weather.
Some of the most interesting health benefits of linden include its ability to improve the immune system, prevent certain forms of cancer, calm the body, detoxify the body, eliminate anxiety, lower inflammation, and lower blood pressure. Vitamins and amino acids soften the skin, improve circulation, and stimulates lipid metabolism. Due to the content of vitamins B, C and E honey helps to restore cell rejuvenation.Judge for yourself: it contains about 400 substances and compounds, which are vital to man for the full activity of the organism.Natural antibacterial properties, which actively contribute to fighting off infections
Treatment of respiratory infections – colds, flu, laryngitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis and their symptoms; good for sore throat and cough
Source of vitamins and antioxidants – vitamin C, B, potassium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus zinc, polyphenols, flavonoids, tannins, also some essential oils.
linden honey contains organic and inorganic acids: gluconic, citric, lactic, malic, tartaric acid, linolenic acid, oxalic acid, succinic acid, hydrochloric acid and phosphoric.Organic acids cause a pleasant sour taste of lime honey, as well as its flavor and bactericidal properties. An important component of the product is pollen of lime. It is the source of amino acids and proteins, required by the body.
Linden honey contains only 20% of the water, the remaining 80% – is dry matter, the overwhelming majority of it – fructose and glucose, which are easily absorbed by the body in its original form, without requiring power consumption. Linden honey is rich in maltose, it contains about 6-8% of it. It is formed during the ripening of the product, the presence of it has beneficial effects on digestion. As paradoxical as it may sound, linden honey contains little vitamins, in particular:
Vitamin B 1 (thiamine);
Vitamin B 2 (riboflavin);
vitamin B- 5 (pantothenic acid);
Vitamin B 6 (pyridoxine);
Vitamin H (Biotin);
vitamin PP (niacin);
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid).