That honey is an anti-inflammatory is not a mystery. But not everyone knows that black bee honey has up to 10 times more antioxidant properties than any other honey. It also has antifungal substances never before found in honey. In general, with the same polyphenol content, honey has anti-inflammatory properties as many fruits and vegetables. Depending on the type of honey we can find different properties, such as soothing and relaxing, purifying or diuretic.
In particular, it is noted that the consumption of 20 grams of citrus, medlar and almond honey per day would provide the body with a quantity of myricetin, a polyphenol correlated with the lower risk of prostate cancer, of 2, 6 and 12 times the dose correlated with the lower risk.
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EUCALYPTUS HONEY - Sicilian black bee
Eucalyptus honey has a very pronounced aroma, the flavor may recall the licorice one. It has an amber color and is very dense
Properties: it is considered a natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory, it helps prevent asthma, sore throat and cold
Tips: excellent with both fresh and mature cheeses. Also ideal with tea, herbal teas and yogurt
DILL HONEY - Sicilian black bee
Characterized by an aroma that recalls the scent of fennel and its flavor is decisive with a slightly bitter aftertaste rich in mineral salts. Its color varies between amber in the liquid state and brown when it crystallizes.
Properties: thanks to its digestive and antispasmodic properties, dill honey is a Sicilian nectar indicated for intestinal inflammation. Very rich in mineral salts, it is also a powerful natural antibacterial.
Tips: excellent table honey, perfect with delicate cheeses, ricotta, not seasoned. Try it with Greek yogurt, figs and almonds or simply spread on bread.
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WILDFLOWER HONEY FROM VULCANO ISLAND - Sicilian black bee
This honey is certainly characterized by the territory of the Island of Vulcano, where the soils are very rich in minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, calcium, sodium, magnesium but also microelements such as iron, manganese, copper and zinc.
In this island, black bees don't have the possibility to meet other breed and the specie remain, this way, pure.
Properties: it is a complete honey, beneficial for the respiratory tract. Directions for use: to use as a sweetener for tea and herbal teas or in desserts.
SULLA HONEY - Sicilian black bee
This Sulla honey has a very clear color and when it crystallizes, however, after a few months, its already faint color tends to turn white. The flavor of Sulla honey is just as delicate, as is its perfume, with a vegetable note that tends to be pleasant.
Properties: it is very rich in terms of nutrients and vitamins. Its content of vitamins A, B and C is especially important, as well as the characteristic of sweetening while containing a low value of simple sugars.
Tips: it can be enjoyed alone, also useful for combating throat irritations and coughs, or in a glass of warm milk or in a cup of tea.