Teknik Ari’s Raw Organic Chestnut Honey is a deep and malt-like tree honey. Organic chestnut honey comes from bees that feed on sweet chestnut trees. Chestnut honey has a strong aromatic and slightly bitter taste. It is rich in pollen content, mineral salts and tannins. It is highly resistant to crystallization and relatively low acidity with fructose. It has a dark, yellowish brown to almost black, sometimes aromatic, sharp herbal aroma with amber tints. The flavor is unique, not too sweet and almost bitter taste, and is highly appreciated by lovers of very lasting, strong, less sweet honey.
Raw organic chestnut honey is a deep-flavored variety. In addition to the light caramel flavors, it also has a deep sweetness and bitter touch. The chestnut’s aroma is somewhat similar to maple syrup, but has a slightly richer and malt flavor. Chestnut honey is one of the most diverse types of honey, it differs greatly from one region to another and from one season to another.
Sweet chestnut tree is a large deciduous tree that produces edible nuts. Bees feed on the sap and flowers of the tree. Perfect for use in different recipes such as chestnut honey, cakes, cookies, desert sauces, ice creams, hot honey teas, salads. It is also often preferred for pouring over cheeses.
Organic Chestnut honey is often higher in fructose than other species, a good source of energy. So a spoon of chestnut honey helps relieve fatigue immediately.
Organic Chestnut honey is known not only for its energy and antioxidant content, but also for its rich nutritional composition. Many studies have shown that it stimulates the ability to produce intestinal tissues, the formation of new tissues and its effect as a natural anti-inflammatory. In addition, potassium, a key element for good blood circulation, is a honey rich in calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. This organic chestnut honey is a delicious choice to sweeten your favorite dishes.
Chestnut honey is a real forest honey. It is rich in minerals and vitamins that are dark and less sweet. Organic chestnut honey is produced from hives located in the heart of chestnut forests in Doğanyurt mountains. It is an aromatic honey type and tastes like caramel. It can be mixed with tahini or pollen and tried with different flavors.
Organic producers of Teknik Ari do not use any chemicals at any stage and the hives are placed away from any human activity. Extraction process is cold (centrifuge) and therefore chestnut honey is 100% organic, raw and natural.
Crystallization is a natural process that produces almost any raw honey in the world. Crystallized honey does not affect the quality of honey. When the raw honey crystallizes, put the honey jar in warm water of not more than 35 degrees and wait a few hours to become thin liquid again.
Benefits of Organic Chestnut Honey
With its unique aromatic taste, chestnut honey is very useful against many diseases in the body with its high minerals, strong antioxidant properties and antibacterial properties. Especially when cinnamon and chestnut honey are consumed together, the effects on the body are immediately noticed.
- Fatty acids
Since this honey easily detects fatty acids, it shows that it has become very useful in the treatment of circulatory diseases, thrombosis, arthritis and gynecological diseases.
- Blood circulation
It promotes good blood circulation, which helps control inflammation and treat varicose veins.
It contains calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium.
Like many other honey, it contains a variety of vitamins, including B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and vitamin C.
It strengthens muscle tissue, regulates blood circulation, helps with liver and stomach problems, strengthens the immune system. It also has a beneficial effect on the respiratory and digestive systems.
- Immune enhancement
As it contains a large number of vitamins, minerals and trace elements, it can be used for general immune therapy and also helps with general body weakness and anemia.
Features of Organic Chestnut Honey
Organic Chestnut honey is usually dark, but can range from amber brown to very dark brown, which looks almost black. Dark colored honeys such as chestnut honey, oak honey or forest honey have been found to have an antioxidant superior to those of light color. Moreover, this particular variety crystallizes very slowly and acquires a darker darker color.
Usually, the darker the honey, the more intense and aromatic it tastes. Also nectar, season, climate, weather conditions, etc. Depending on the chestnut species that provide it, differences in taste may occur.