Orange blossom honey  is a natural product that is made by honeybees with the nectar of orange blossoms. Of all the mono-flower honeys, orange blossom honey is one of the most popular. Try it, you’ll love it!

Fantastic selection of high-quality raw orange blossom honeys from Spanish local beekeepers.


  1. Our raw orange blossom honey
  2. Benefits and properties
  3. Recommendations
  4. Indications
  5. Origin
  6. Frequently asked questions
  7. Find out more

Summary: Orange blossom honey is one of the most aromatic, sweet and delicious honeys of all. All of them are harvested by Spanish local beekeepers who fallow sustainable and respectful beekeepinf practices. Furthermore, they are also available for sale in our shop in Las Rozas de Madrid.

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1. Our raw orange blossom honey

Firstly, we show you the most important characteristics of orange blossom honey:

a) Colour

Orange blossom honey is a light amber incolor, but it can sometimes reach to pure white color or darker colors. It depends on its floral source.

b) Aroma and flavour

On the other hand, the aroma of this honey is persistent with a unique aromatic fragance. This unique fragance comes from  methyl anthranilate, a substance produced by citrus trees. Also, this aromatic fragance remind us to the nectar of orage blossoms.

Finally, its intensity and persistence varies according to the proportion of orange and lemon blossom it has. Also, the sensation in the mouth that this honey produces us is very different from the rest of  honeys. For this reason, this honey has a very peculiar taste and popular.

c) Trees that give the orange blossom flower

Orange blossom is a group of orange, mandarin and lemon trees. Fruit trees found in warm and soft areas.

In Spain, large plantations of these fruit trees are found in the coastal areas of the Mediterranean coast: Valencia, Murcia and Andalusia. Areas with a warm and mild climate.

Video 1: Our orange blossom honeys

d) Flowering and harvesting

Due to the different varieties of orange and lemon trees, we always find orange blossoms in spring and sommer. However, these trees start to flower in early spring. Consequently, orange blossom honey is harvested throughout the summer and autumn.

e) Not Homegenized

Our honeys come from a single beekeeper, and have not been homogenised with honeys from different places.
Below is a video on orange blossoms:

f) Pollen

The majority pollen found in these honeys belongs to the orange tree, Citrus x sinensis. However, pollen from other plants can also appear; fabaceae, asteraceae, cistáceas, olive tree, holm oak or kermes oak.

The orange varieties are mostly from the Navel group, which have the peculiarity of having pollen sterility and antenna indehiscence to reduce the amount of seeds.

flor de azahar vista con una lupa

Photo 1: Orange blossom magnified with a magnifying glass.

g) Useful life:

This honey will lose some of its qualities after two years.

h) Target population

Furthermore, do not fee children under 2 years old. We recommend medical advise for children of this age.

i) Ecological and conventional

We have also at your disposal organic and conventional orange blossom honey. In the case of organic, if you wish, we can show you the organic certificates.

j) Gift of nature

In addition, honey is a gift given to us by nature and it is extracted without eliminating any living being. A natural product and very beneficial for our health.

k) Support for the rural environment

All these honeys come from beekeepers who provide employment and create wealth in rural areas. We want to help and promote the development of rural areas.

2. Benefits and properties 

Orange blossom honey brings us great health benefits as well. The benefits it brings to our health are due toits high sugar concentrations, its enzimes and components from orange blossom flowers and pollen. Among these popular uses of this honey, we have:

  • Helps the sore throat: This honey has beneficial effect in the fight against sore throat and other respiratory conditions.
  • Helps to fall asleep: Also, components of this honey could have a calming and relaxing effect. To take advantage of both effects, a glass of milk with a spoonful of honey can be prepared before going to bed.
  • Helps wound healing: Honey acts against bacteria that can cause infection and create very favourable conditions for wound healing.

However, we want to emphasize that these properties we have indicated are the accumulation of experience and popular knowledge. Honey is not a medicine. Only drugs have the ability to indicate properties.

The clear honeys as the honey of orange blossom, come fundamentally from the nectar of the flowers. For this reason, they are honey rich in antioxidants. They protect us against heart disease and degenerative diseases, as well as different types of cancer.

Finally, this honey has been traditionally used for its sedative and relaxing effects, helping to fall asleep. It is also used as an antispasmodic.

a) Contraindications

The only contraindication of orange blossom honey is if taken in very high quantities. Since the honey is very calorific and will make you take kilos.

3. Recommendations

It is great on toasts, biscuits, coffee and tea. Furthermore, Orange blossom honey has the following traditional uses.

a) In gastronomy

Raw orange blossom honey is ideal to sweeten any dish or dessert. Moreover, great chefs use this honey to give a special touch to salted and marinated fish or meat dishes. This honey has a very mild aroma that combines very well with these dishes.

Finally, this honey together with rosemary honey is great for making many artisan ice creams. Also, we can also make the following dishes and desserts with orange blossom honey:

  • Ice cream with orange blossom honey
  • Beer
  • Cocktails
  • Vinaigrette

b) Other uses

Orange blossom honey also has the following very common uses

  • On the skin

It is a great natural antiseptic. It helps wounds to heal without leaving a mark.

  • For sleeping:

According to internet sources, orange blossom honey promotes sleep. Properties that we have not certified scientifically.

4. Indications 

Our honeys of orange blossom have not been pasteurized or manipulated. One of the most common manipulations is its pasteurization, a process that heat the honey to never cristalize. For this reason, our honey can be found in a solid state or in the process of crystallization. This process is accelerated to temperatures close to 14 ºC. As a consequence, it is more common to find it solid in the winter and liquid in the summer.

5. Origin of this honey

All these honeys are produced by the following local Spanish beekeepers:




Apícola Moreno Guadalajra No organic
Miel Montoro Córdoba No organic
Rancho Cortesano Cáidz Organic and no organic
Sal Higón Valencia No organic

Table 1: Our trusted beekeepers of this honey.

In order to ensure the quality of the honey, we have visited its apiaries, its extraction and packaging machinery. Also, these beekeepers are involed in all steps from harvesting to bottling honey in order to get the finest raw hoenys. Furthermore, we have controlled all organic certificates when it is necesary.

6. FAQ

In addition, these are frequently asked questions:

a) Is there any other honey with such a pleasant aroma as this one?

Orange blossom honey also is one of the honeys with a pleasant flavour, according to many customers. Other similar ones would be lemon ,which would be a kind of orange blossom. Also, rosemary and coriander honey have a soft and very pleasant aroma.

Photo 2: Orange blossom

b) Is orange blossom honey pure honey with no adding aroma?

Orange blossom honey, like all other honeys, is pure honey of the highest quality without any additives. Furthermore, the only thing is that this honey has been made by bees mainly from orange blossoms.

c) Do we offer orange blossoms or wildflower honey with royal jelly and propolis?

Yes, honey with royal jelly and also with propolis are available for sell in our shop.

d) Is it worth buying orange blossom honey from Lidl, Mercadona, Carrfour, el Corte Inglés…?

This is a particular decision of each person. We can assure you that we only ofer here the finest raw honey. The real honey with neither adulteration nor heating process.

7. Find out more:

Of the questions you ask yourselves most often, we will answer them here:

  • Calories from this honey: This honey like any other will have almost the same calories per 100 gr. It will depend slightly on its water and mineral content.
  • Creamed honey : Creamed honey is honey with a creamy texture that they have been crystallized in special conditions. The honey is the same, but with a creamy texture.
  • Honey in Carrefour and Mercadona: These honeys have nothing to do with quality orange blossom honey. We, on the other hand, ensure the quality and honesty of the beekeeper who produces it.

We are also going to show you the chemical analyses of the honey we sell:

  • Composition of organic orange blossom honey by Antonio Simón:

Next we show you the chemical parameters of this honey:

Chemical parameters

Colour (mm Pfund): Maximum 45 Humidity: (%): Maximum 18 Fructose + glucose (%): Minimum 60
Sucrose (%): Maximum 10 Electrical conductivity (mS/cm): Maximum 0.55 Free acidity: (meq/kg): Maximum 50
HNF (mg/Kg= ppm): Maximum 40 Diastasas (Schade Units): Minimum 8
  • Methyl anthranilate (ppm): Minimum 1,2

Table 2: Chemical parameters of Antonio Simón’s honey

Data obtained from Antonio Simón’s orange blossom honey.

“Finally, for more information, please contact us. We will be happy to assist you”.