Raw linden honey is a soft and delicious honey that has the following characteristics:
Raw Lime Tree Honey is a light amber-coloured honey with green tones when freshly harvested and which over time change to yellow tones. When it crystallizes, it takes on a very white or pale yellow colour.
In mouth it surprises for its aroma of great intensity and persistent, where notes to mint, balsamic and camphor are appreciated. Its taste is very characteristic of this honey.
Raw linden honey has a normally rapid crystallization. Once crystallized, it has a buttery appearance with large white crystals.
Linden is also a tree of the genus Tilia. There are different varieties of this tree. In Spain we find the following varieties: Tilia cordata and Tilia Paltyphillos. These varieties are found mainly in the Pyrenees, Basque Country, Cuenca, Burgos, Cantabria and Logroño.
Other varieties of Linden are found in other countries in the northern hemisphere, such as Poland, Germany, Russia.
Video: Linden flowers
Flowering and harvesting
Linden flowers in late spring and early summer. This honey is harvested in mid-summer.
The pollen found in this honey belongs mainly to Tilia cordata. However, you can find other species such as Tilia spp, tiliceae.
from the age of two you can lose some of your property
This honey is indicated for the whole population in general. However, for children under the age of two, we recommend that you talk to your doctor beforehand.
2. Benefits and properties
Linden honey is a product low in moisture and rich in peroxidases and has antiseptic, bactericidal and healing properties.
Specific components provided by Linden nectar, provide this honey with sedative and expectorant properties. It also helps in digestion and reduces stomach acidity.
Linden honey is an ideal honey for those looking for pleasant, aromatic and mild flavours.
Great cooks recommend using Linden honey to sweeten any kind of infusion.
4. Indications for Linden honey
Rapid crystallization Crystallizes with a medium grain size.
5. Origin of Linden honey
Our raw Linden honey is obtained from two sources: from a beekeeper in Germany and from an importer of honeys, and the latter is usually imported from Croatia.