Orange honey contributes significantly to the annual production of honey in our country, highlighting citrus fruits (Citrus sp.), Such as orange, lemon, mandarin, etc. in great beekeeping plants. It is produced in the spring mainly in orange groves of the Peloponnese, Crete and Epirus.
Citrus honey is very aromatic, with a delicate and fresh taste. It is characterized as light honey, with deep sweetness, which makes it extremely popular with children. As a pure flower honey, it crystallizes quickly within a few months, which is also due to the high glucose content.
Orange honey is an important source of simple, immediately digestible, sugars for the body for energy and toning. It contains high amounts of polyphenols such as hesperidin and camphor. These antioxidants help protect cells against active oxygen radicals. For this reason orange honey has anti-aging properties and is often used in cosmetics.
In addition, orange honey contributes to the proper functioning of the heart and circulatory system, while strengthening the body’s immune system against pathogenic microorganisms.
It is recommended to consume honey daily, especially in the morning, so that we realize in practice all the benefits and healing properties it offers us.
NUTRITIONAL STATEMENT TABLE per 100g
Energy 1454 kJ / 342 kcal
Fat (Saturated) 0g (0g)
Carbohydrates (Sugars) 85g (70g)