After a long break from this series, time came to share gained knowledge in this field with the rest of you. For now, there is just enough for 1 more article. Health benefits of different types of honey part 5 is the topic today. If in case you aren’t aware of, not every honey is same. They differ between themselves by color, scent, flavor and nutritional values. Some have more or less one or the other type of mineral and/or vitamin. These nutritional differences makes different types of honey to excell over others in treating certain issues. And all of these differences arise from the origin of nectar, from which flower honeybees harvested it from.
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As it was customary, each article of health benefits of various types of honey would deal with 5 types of honey. This time it won’t be any different. Without any further adue let’s continue with the health benefits of different types of honey 5.
Fruit Blossoms Honey
Fruit Honey comes from nectar which honeybees harvest from from woody fruits. They generally bloom in spring. It may differ from place to place, but in northern part of the globe, this honey comes from apples, cherries, plums and other fruits that blossoms at this period. Fruit honey has dark yellow color, subtle smell and very pleasant taste. It is great choice in treating colds. You can see short video of extraction of this type of honey below.
Blackberry Honey has subtle aromatic smell, and it is bright color. It’s taste is very pleasant. This honey very rich in antioxidants like vitamin C that prevent potential damage to the body from free radicals. Furthermore it contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, as well as iron and calcium. It’s used for treating various health issues, which include high blood pressure, anemia, diarrhea, as well as respiratory disease and stress. There are mentions that it can help with menstrual issues.
Raspberry honey is another type of honey with very soft color. In liquid form it is almost colorless, and when it crystalizes it gets creamy shade. Consuming it removes fatigue, nervous tension and is good for maintaining of well being.
Orange Blossoms Honey
Orange Blossoms honey is thick, and its color is nearly transparent. If it contains other nectar too it’s of darker color. Nevertheless it tends to develop darker color over time. One of it’s characteristics is that it crystalizes very fast, due to high levels of glucose. Orange Blossoms Honey is a great support to the immune system. Studies have shown that it is very beneficial addition in struggle against serious pathogens like E. Coli. and staph.
Clover Honey is rather unique. While same is said for all types of honey, clover actually is strongest in this field. It has the strongest antibacterial and antiviral properties. Clover honey is considered a natural antibiotic. It is beneficial even in fighting chicken pox and shingles. Finally, it’s good for arteriosclerosis too!
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