Thyme honey properties

Benefits and properties of thyme honey


What is thyme honey?

thyme honey

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It is honey produced by bees when they mainly sip thyme flowers.

What is thyme honey like?

It is a honey that varies a lot of color as it can be more or less clear up more or less red.

Properties of thyme honey

Thyme flowers provide essentially two properties:

What is thyme honey mainly used for?

The digestive properties of thyme honey make it very suitable in anomalies such as indigestion, flatulence, heartburn, diarrhea or other ailments related to poor digestion of food. (A spoonful of thyme honey in a chamomile or yarrow infusion after meals may help to prevent these negative symptoms from appearing as often.

The antiseptic properties of thyme honey are very useful in the treatment or prevention of respiratory diseases. Common ailments such as colds, flu, sore throat, bronchitis or sinusitis can be remedied with the use of this type of honey.

Its richness in iron also makes it suitable for people who have deficiency in this mineral, so it is indicated for anemia, for the treatment of menstruations with high blood loss (metrorrhagia) or for those who bleed regularly through the nose (Nasal bleeding). An iron deficiency can cause general weakness. Thyme honey will help us recover energy.

* See: Reasons why honey is better than sugar

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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

16 April, 2023

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