Color: Light gold
Taste: Intensely sweet
Aroma: Intense flowers
Blossom honey has toning and beneficial properties for the body. The nectar of the flowers it comes from is what determines the final properties of honey. The anthelmint helps in the proper functioning of the digestive system, has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties while giving energy and durability.
The light color and sweet taste of the flower blooms in meadows full of wildflowers and herbs while its aroma is full of aromas of spring and nature. The exact color, taste and aroma depend on the bouquet of flowers from which the honey is a common feature of all flower buds, the bright color and mild rich taste remain constant. Flower production lasts from April until August.
Benefits for Health
● High in Antioxidants
Blossom honey contains quercetin, hesperitin, luteolin, kaempferol, galangin, naringenin and isorhamnetin — antioxidants with anti-inflammatory, anti-allergy, anti-cancer and immune supporting effects in the body. The antioxidants in blossom honey may help to protect against free radical damage and reduce your risk of chronic illnesses.
● Good Source of Minerals
Zinc, boron, manganese, magnesium, calcium, selenium, copper, potassium and sodium were all found in orange blossom honey; however, their levels varied greatly depending on the geographical location from where the honey was gathered.
● Anti-Bacterial Effects
In an article published in “Anaerobe” in 2011, Greek researchers tested the effects of several different types of honey, including blossom, on bacterial cultures in the laboratory. Orange blossom honey showed significant antibacterial properties against a range of pathogens, including Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and otheres.
● Wound Healing Aid
All varieties of honey, including blossom, have wound-healing properties. In a review of research published in the French journal “Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique” in 1993, researchers compared 40 different trials that tested the wound-healing capacities of honey. The authors concluded that honey was effective in supporting tissue healing in 88 percent of cases, and was a simple and safe treatment option for patients.