Pine honey is different from flower honey. The benefits of vary according to the flower honey. Honey bees obtain flower honey by ripening the nectar in the flower. Basra beetle is needed for pine honey in the South Aegean and Western Mediterranean.Basra beetle (Marchalina hellenica) is fed by absorbing the water of the pine and leaves the remaining essence on the tree as a sweet substance. This secretion rich in minerals and antioxidants is matured by honey bee and converted into pine honey.
The most important feature is that it can be stored for years without damaging or freezing. It color is darker than the flowers honey. The content of glucose and fructose is lower than that of flower honey. It is less sweet and does not leave a burning feeling in the throat. It contains 10 times more amount of enzyme, amino acid, mineral and antioxidant than flower honey.
Especially in the content of pine honey, high amounts of Pinocembrin pinobaxin, chrisin and strong antioxidants such as galagin are available. Of these, pinocembrin is an antioxidant found only in pine honey. Contains lots of useful hyphae and sport, these hyphae particular feature not found in the forest honey of any country outside Greece and Turkey. Approximately 90% of pine honey in the world is produced in Turkey.
Nutritional Values of Pine Honey
100 g of;
- Contains 288 calories.
- 5 m / g of potassium requirement,
- 0.4 m / g of the iron requirement
- 23 gr of water need
- 11 m / g of sodium requirement
- It supplies 0.4 m / g of protein.
What are the Benefits of Pine Honey
Pine honey has a lot of benefits. We wanted to substances these with lists.
- Nourishes hair and contributes to strengthening hair follicles.
- It’s good for fatigue and sluggishness.
- It is used to reduce high blood pressure.
- It helps keep the digestive system and flora healthy.
- Even sensitive stomachs can easily digest. Doesn’t make indigestion.
- It has a therapeutic structure. It is effective against helicobacteria. It is a complete stomach friendly with its protective and preventive effect.
- He treats the wounds. It is acidic, moisture-free and rich in hydrogen peroxide, making it a highly effective antiseptic to bacteria. Collagen, which closes the wound with its intense curative content, allows the tissues to form quickly. Swelling around the wound has an anti-inflammatory effect which reduces swelling and redness.
- It is good for cold, cough and throat infections.
- Resolves heart rhythm disorder.
- It is good for anemia and strengthens the immune system.
- Very effective in vascular occlusion.
- Prevents allergic reactions and allergies.
- It fix the diarrhea.
- It has a natural pain-relieving effect that prevents pains.
- Pine honey is mixed with warm water and used for weight loss.
- It is good for dry eye syndrome, itching and blur.
- It contributes very positively to the intelligence development of children.
- It’s a natural toothpaste.
- Provides a natural solution to anemia and relieves anemia.
- Herbal solution to pied disease is healing.
- It’s good for constipation.
- It’s good for rheumatism.
How is it Consumed?
- Pine Honey is generally served for breakfast with a non-metal spoon on bread.
- By mixing pine honey into warm water, it is good for stomach ailments and prevents the feeling of hunger.
Eye Care Recipe
Take 1 teaspoon honey and melt 1 teaspoon of warm water. Wait until comes in lotion consistency, apply it on your eyes by cooling it. Leave for half an hour and rinse.
Losses (Side Effects)
As with all honey, it is absolutely dangerous to use Pine Honey in infants under 1 year of age. Honey, which may include botulism spores, causes poisoning in infants who have not developed the digestive system yet. This is no problem after 1 year of age.