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Useful properties of honey from herbs


Honey from herbs contains a combination of trace elements and pollen and nectar nutrients from wild plants. Beekeepers appreciate this variety for its pleasant taste, and attribute it to high-grade. Often such honey is called floral, field or meadow.

In nature, some kind of honey in its pure form is rare. When bribing a bee, it doesn’t matter from which plant to take nectar. The main thing is that it contains a lot of sugars and aromatic substances.

Honey from raznotravya there is no clearly defined purity of the honey. Their number is more than ten in one honey.

Taste and color of honey from herbs

Honey from herbs is aromatic, has a pleasant, rich taste.with. Meadow honey is slightly sugary, has a rich yellow color with a brownish tinge.

Honey grass

This variety is not sugared for a long time., and after crystallization brightens, has a fine-grained structure. The finish is pleasant.

How to distinguish from fake? Natural honey from herbs is slowly and evenly wound on a spoon, it does not exfoliate in the jar. In addition, it has a persistent aroma and is not prone to acidification, if it is not kept open when high humidity.

Ingredients: vitamins and minerals

Honey from herbs is rich in easily digestible carbohydrates, in particular fructose. Contains a lot of carbohydrates:


Fatty acids are absent. Basic trace elements and minerals:

  • Manganese;
  • Calcium;
  • Iron;
  • Nickel;
  • Chromium;
  • Copper;
  • Fluorine;
  • Zinc and others.

Contains in its composition ascorbic acid (vitamin C), vitamins of group B, vitamin K and E, and others.

Honeycombs with honey herbs

Honey is very nutritious. 100 g of the product contains about 314 kilocalories. Therefore, people leading a sedentary lifestyle and children are not recommended to eat it more than 40 g per day. The rest can enjoy this bee product up to 80 g per day.

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Beneficial features

The high content of fructose contributes to its use by people diabetics, in moderation after consultation with your doctor.

The beneficial properties of honey from herbs are not limited to soothing, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic. The composition of this variety successfully fights with harmful microbes, improve the body's immunity in any season.

Altai steppe honey

The composition of this delicacy includes the pollen of many herbs., growing in clean areas, so the useful effect of its use increases.

Honey has a tonic and restorative effect on the body, especially after mental and physical exertion.

It is useful to take honey on an empty stomach in the morning, drinking a glass of water half an hour before meals and in the evening before bedtime.

Contraindications and harm

If a person has pollen allergy, it is better or to refuse the use of honey, or as an experiment try half a teaspoon of this delicacy.

You shouldn't eat him too much. Enough one teaspoon per day. Insulin-dependent people need to eat honey moderately.

Everyone else, let them enjoy the excellent taste of this beekeeping product, while not forgetting that everything is good in moderation.

About the steppe honey plant

There are a lot of honey plants of this sort of honey. They are scattered in all territories of many countries of the world. In Russia, the most common:

  • Altai honey plants: blackthrow, dandelion, wormwood, chamomile, espartret, St. John's wort, adonis;
  • steppe medrnosy: cornflower, rape, chaff;
  • melliferous forests: raspberry, strawberry, linden, hawthorn.

In addition, the excellent honey plants are grass grasses and mountains.


Plants bloom at different times all summer and early autumn. Therefore, the bees have enough time to collect pollen, waiting for a convenient and favorable time for such work. We also get a useful delicacy.

Depending on honey plants, a different composition of honey is formed. But in any case, honey is always fragrant and tasty.

Storage conditions

Due to the fact that honey from herbs does not crystallize for a long time, its stored at temperature from 13 to 18 degrees heat in the pantry, on the balcony. After saccharification reduce the temperature to 5-7 degrees with a plus.

Storing honey at temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius and below 30 degrees Celsius adversely affects the beneficial properties of this product.

When the humidity is above 60% in open form, this variety can sour. Therefore, it is better to observe the specified mode. Glassware during storage is always preferable to metal or plastic. Do not keep honey in the sun or just in the light.

What are the main diseases treats?

In fact, besides wound healing, pure honey does not cure. It helps the body fight diseases, activating its capabilities, strengthening the immune system. This happens due to the return of large amounts of vitamins, minerals and other substances.

therefore honey from herbs is useful to the person at gastritis, other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. It envelops the intestinal wall with its binding substance. With its moderate use normalizes metabolism in the body.

Honey - effective treatment for osteochondrosis

This kind of honey helps to cope with skin diseases, get rid of vision problems and normalizes the work of the heart, liver. It is used for colds, bronchitis, other diseases of the respiratory tract, headaches.

If there are no seeded honey plants in summer the main bribe of bees occurs due to raznotravya. Honey turns fragrant and tasty. It is used with pleasure and appreciated by experts and lovers to enjoy this bee product.