Fir honeydew honey is produced in the mountain of Orini Nafpaktia, mainly by the insect Physokerames Hemicryphus, from the Greek Fir tree Abies Cephalonica.
This honey has low sweetness, a high intensity aroma (forest, herbal, resin and citrusy notes) and a distinctive and persistent taste that is unforgettable - a remarkably complex honey.
Like Pine, it has fewer calories than floral honey. It is rich in vitamins and minerals (calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper). It is greatly beneficial to the upper and gastrointestinal tracts, boosts the immune system, helps prevent cancers and heart disease and has intense antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties.
Colour: pale amber
The mountain of Mantoudi is dominated by pine trees. It is there that the scale insect Archalina Hellenica lives on the sap of these pine trees producing the remarkable honeydew through which, in turn, our bees produces this exquisite honey.
It has a subtle sweetness (typical of forest honeys), a malty, spicy aroma and a woody, slightly caramelised flavour and aftertaste.
Due to the low concentration of sugars it contains fewer calories compared to floral honey. It has, however, important nutritional values with a high ash content and is rich in metals and all minerals.
It is ideal for throat diseases and general respiratory problems, and has diuretic properties.
Colour: dark amber
It serves as an antiseptic agent and boosts the immune system. Thymol, present in this honey, is responsible for its antiseptic properties. It is used to heal wounds and is an effective remedy for food poisoning.
t is ideal for respiratory and digestive disorders and can play a preventive role against cardiovascular diseases. This wonderful honey has also shown to be effective against tumours.
This wild blossom honey, possesses a rich variety of minerals, trace elements, antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties.
Like all pure flower honeys, it crystallizes quickly, but as with the Orange Blossom variety, can be returned to its liquid state easily..
Mild flavoured with an intense, lovely scent and a mild, light citrus taste.
Orange Blossom honey is strong in anti-oxidants and is famous for its anti-depressant, anti-microbial and soothing properties, Also has healing properties for migraines and gastritis.
This wonderful and delicate honey crystallises very quickly but can easily be returned to its liquid state by placing the closed jar in the sun or in a slightly warm oven of no more than 45 C.