Summary: Lemon honey is a variety of orange blossom, which has a milder taste and aroma than other orange blossom honeys. It is a honey with a very characteristic aroma that is produced on the Mediterranean coast. It is also available in our shop in Las Rozas de Madrid.
Articles of interest: Raw unpasteurised honey. Properties of lemon.
1. Our raw lemon honey
Firstly, we show you the most important characteristics lemon honey:
This honey is usually a little lighter than orange blossom honey, reaching years of pure white. Darker colors may be due to some type of honeydew. The mielatos come from the sap of the trees and are rich in minerals, the latter always give a darker color to the honey.
The aroma of this honey is very characteristic and singular, due to the presence of an aromatic substance called methyl anthranilate, a very characteristic taste that when tasted reminds the flavor of the orange blossom. But this honey adds a very pleasant and different retronasal aroma.
c) Lemon tree
The lemon tree, a fruit tree found in warm and soft areas. In Spain, large lemon plantations are found in the coastal areas of the Mediterranean coast: Valencia, Murcia and Andalusia.
Next we show you a video of the flowers of the lemon tree.
Video of the flowers of the lemon tree
d) Flowering and harvesting
The lemon tree flowers all summer long. For this reason, this honey is harvested all year round.
2. Benefits and properties:
Lemon blossom honey is orange blossom honey. For this reason it will have the same properties as orange blossom honey.
Therefore, it will have some poriedades common to all honeys, bactericidal and antimicrobial properties. Also, wetting properties. All of them are due to their high concentration of sugars, low acidity, enzyme and mineral content.
For this reason, lemon honey is also beneficial for:
Cure sore throat: Helps heal sore throat and other infections.
Healing of wounds: It benefits the healing of wounds and helps not to leave scars.
The honey from lemon is rich in antioxidants, antioxidants from nectar and pollen from flowers, which will protect us against heart disease and degenerative diseases such as different types of cancer. Specific components found in lemon blossoms make it very suitable for treating sore throats and tonsils.
Finally we remember that honey is a functional product, not a medicine. In other words, honey helps to heal, but it is not a miraculous product.
Raw honey of lemon is ideal to sweeten any dish or dessert, giving it a very peculiar and delicious touch.
Great cooks use this honey to give a special touch to desserts and game dishes.
Our honey has not been pasteurized or handled, so it is raw honey. As a result, it can be found in a solid state or in the process of crystallization. This process is accelerated to temperatures close to 14 ºC, because of this, in summer it is more common to find it solid and in liquid summer.
We get our lemon honey from a beekeeper in Valencia. However, the orange blossom honey we bring from Cadiz has a high percentage of lemon honey.
Table 1: Information of our beekeepers
We have visited all our beekeepers to ensure the high quality of the honey we sell.
6. Frequently asked questions
In addition, here are the most frequently asked questions.
Is lemon added to this honey?
Lemon honey does not contain lemon, but comes mainly from the nectar of the flowers of the lemon tree. It is therefore a kind of orange blossom honey.
Do you like this honey?
Lemon honey is one of the best-selling honeys in our shop in Las Rozas.
“Finally, for more information, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help you”.