Properties of ulmo honey

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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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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