Linden honey properties

Characteristics and benefits of linden honey

What is linden honey?

Linden honey is produced by bees that mainly suck linden flowers.

Characteristics of linden honey

Linden honey is a soft yellow color, very fragrant. It has a great ease of crystallization so it hardens quickly.

Properties of linden honey

It is a honey with antibacterial, expectorant, antihyperchloric, and sedative properties.

What is linden honey used for?

A detail of common linden flowersA detail of common linden flowers

  • Respiratory diseases: Its antibacterial capacity makes it very suitable for the treatment of respiratory system abnormalities such as colds, flu, bronchitis, etc. (Take a couple of spoonfuls of linden honey a day) (Very good to sweeten specially prepared herbal teas for these anomalies)
  • Stomach disorders : It is especially indicated to neutralize excessive gastric acids, hence it can be used perfectly after meals to avoid acidity, flatulence, or gastric or duodenal ulcers. (Sweeten a digestive tisane with linden honey)
  • Nervous disorders: The sedative properties of linden honey can help treat nervous problems such as anxiety or insomnia (Drink a glass of warm milk with a tablespoon of linden honey before going to sleep)

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

8 July, 2021

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