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The benefits and harm of honey honey


We all heard about lime and acacia honey. But if they offer you honey-suckers honey, most likely, you will ask again its name. Many have not heard of him. No, he has nothing to do with Cyprus. Cyprus, or Ivan tea - honey of this variety. Hence the name of honey.

The taste and color of honey honey, how to distinguish a fake

By color fresh honey light yellow with a greenish tint. Its pallor gives an unsightly presentation.

Buyers because of this bypass it by buying honey amber, rich yellow or dark color. And it is in vain. Appearance is often deceptive. Cypriot honey is valuable in its composition.

Candied this variety quickly. Grain-like snowflakes appear in its structure.

Honey of honey

After crystallization, honey honey becomes white with a pink tinge.. His clots come in the form of lumps.

People who bought such honey complain that a fake has been acquired, because the result does not match their ideas about the sweet bee product. This consistency of honey honey is normal. On the contrary, it means that you have acquired a high-quality natural product.

The taste is gentle, pleasant. The bitterness is absent. How to distinguish a fake?

Unscrupulous sellers do not try to fake it. Rather, buyers improperly suspect natural honey of honey that it is a fake. It is all about color, consistency and patterned idea of ​​what natural honey should be.

Ingredients: vitamins and minerals

Lived honey calorie. 100 g of the product contains 328 kcal.

The composition is as follows:

Fats and fatty acids0
Boiled honey in a bowl

This bee product contains many minerals:

  • phosphorus;
  • calcium;
  • sodium.

Vitamins represented by group B (1, 2, 5, 6, 9), as well as PP, H, C.

Beneficial features

The fact that bees extract nectar for honey from the medicinal plant Ivan-tea, speaks not only of the usefulness for humans, but of double benefit, since the unique composition of the honey itself is added to the healing properties of pollen and nectar.

Bee collects nectar from the flower of Ivan-tea

Cypriot honey helps in the treatment of blood diseases, kidney, liver, with cardiovascular diseases. In addition, honey is indispensable for colds and viral infections, other respiratory diseases. To prevent it, take one tablespoon per day. You can - two tea on an empty stomach in the morning, as well as in the evening before bedtime.

This variety is valuable. healing properties. Therefore, when wounds, external and internal, it is recommended to use in the form of compresses and food. Therefore, honey is not just sweet. Sometimes its useful properties are exaggerated, you can read about contraindications below.

Lived honey used in medicine, cooking. In cosmetology, it is used in creams and cleansing scrubs. The face after use of masks becomes clean, and the skin is silky.

Honey - not a panacea for all ailments. It helps to restore the body, improve immunity, start the recovery processes in the body, but it is unlikely to cure the advanced disease.

Contraindications and harm

Due to its high carbohydrate and sugar content not recommended for patients with diabetes.

In no case can you heat the honey, the more - bring it to a boil. Otherwise, it contributes to the appearance of cancerous carcinogens.

Warmed honey

It is not worth overeating lump honey as it contains a large amount of sugar and carbohydrates. This contributes to obesity and the emergence of allergies, not only for this variety. Therefore, it is better to limit its use for an adult to two tablespoons per day, for a teenager - to one. You can not give it to children up to three years.

About honey plant Ivan-tea

The honey plant for this type of honey is a herbaceous medicinal plant - wormwood, or Ivan tea. It grows along country roads, in meadows, forest edges. It is found in temperate climates. Loves the northern areas. To the conditions of growth unpretentious.

Blossoms from mid-June to mid-August.. It is a good honey plant for bees. They are attracted by the smell and a large amount of aromatic substances. From the pollen of this plant is obtained up to 60% of honey.

Storage conditions

Cypriot honey sugared quicklybut the beneficial properties do not disappear. On the contrary, such a change of state in consistency is natural. In order to avoid souring store it at a positive temperature of 3 - 9 degrees. Air humidity is not higher than 60%. Otherwise, the honey in the open state absorbs excess moisture.

When using it honey is not allowed to heat above 40 degrees or put it in the freezer. You can save it in the latter case, but as sweet as unique healing properties are lost. It is preferable for long-term storage of glassware, but not plastic or metal.

What are the main diseases treats?

Cypriot honey helps in healing diseases of the prostate gland, kidney, liver. But with this its beneficial effect on the body is not limited. It also helps:

  • at dermal diseases;
  • improve sleep;
  • at neurosis;
  • treatment ulcer diseases;

In acute respiratory viral infections, bronchitis, periodontal disease, persistent headaches, it is also used. In honey honey, antibacterial properties are clearly manifested..

Medicinal properties of honey honey

It is better to eat it in the morning on an empty stomach and in the evening before bedtime. Natural stimulants and enzymes that are part of the bee product, contribute to the restoration of human energy potential. is he perfectly cleanses the skin and nourishes it. After consulting a doctor, it is used for dermatitis.

It can not be said that honeydew honey is radically different in its composition or beneficial properties from other varieties. Lovers of this bee product celebrate it soft and tender taste. Sometimes this grade is called "children's".