Characteristics and benefits of ulmo honey
What is ulmo honey?
It is the honey that the bees produce when they mainly suck the flowers of ulmo. Ulmo (Eucryphia cordifolia) is a Chilean tree of the mountain range of the Andes whose flowers are white and very aromatic.
This type of honey comes from the forests of ulmos of the south of Chile.
Properties of ulmo honey
Ulmo honey is the richest in antibacterial and fungicidal properties, so it can be used externally for healing wounds, treating skin fungi…and other skin lesions.
Due to its high antibacterial and antifungal capacity, the possibility of using it as fungicide and bactericide in the treatment of pests and diseases of plants is being investigated.
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8 July, 2021