The composition of honey is almost full range of vitamins and minerals, essential oils and trace elements, so white honey has amazing properties even in cosmetology. No wonder that this natural product is widely used in the production of cosmetics. Vitamins and amino acids that make up the honey, soften skin, improve circulation, and stimulate lipid metabolism. Due to the group of vitamins B, C and E honey helps to restore cells, promotes rejuvenation. Beauty primarily depends on the mood and state of mind, therefore honey is very helpful, because it strengthens the psychological status of a person, reduces depression, improves mood and overall health state.
How useful is white honey? It is simply unique. In many folk recipes with honey namely white honey should be used. Beneficial properties of linden blossom transfers to the white honey. The most basic use is the treatment of inflammatory diseases and colds. White honey is not only ingested but is also applied externally as alcohol anatriptic. It also provides good local effect in purulent wounds and burns.
Being in the mouth, organic acids of honey improve the process of gastric and biliary secretion. It is therefore recommended to hold it in the mouth until fully dissolved.
Honey with lemon juice is a good preventive measure against respiratory diseases, and a cup of tea with linden honey is useful in the treatment of liver, gall bladder and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.
White honey shows amazing properties in ophthalmology. It contains substances that are beneficial to the retina. So all fans of computers and televisions can be safely recommended to use it. The solution of white honey is used as well for lotions and washings of inflamed eyes. If your intended to clean the body, white honey is perfectly suited for this, because it is has diuretic and laxative effect.
White honey is one of the most valuable and best sorts of honey. Bees collect it from nectar of greenish-yellow flowers of bee plants queen, as the people rightly called linden. From flowers of a middle aged linden, growing in favorable conditions, under optimal weather conditions bees produce 16 or more kilograms of high-grade honey, 1 hectare of flowering lindens give 1000 and more kilograms of it. Bees collect up to 25 ml of nectar from each linden flower.
White honey is one of the best sorts. Aroma of ripe honey in the hive is very sine and exquisitely fragrant, transparent. White honey has a color from pale yellow to greenish tint. It contains 39.27% of levuloseand 36.05% of glucose. However, depending on the area where the honey was collected, these indicators will be different.
Can we identify two types of sweetest among all the variety? White honey and heath honey.
Linden type does not affect the sensory characteristics of white honey. And the intensity of the odour and taste much is higher than it could be judged by the color of white honey. The common rule: the darker the honey, the more saturated it is not for white honey. White honey does not change the color, except that in crystallization. The aroma of this honey is described as a fresh woody with a touch of mint, balsamic and camphor aroma. White honey is sweet, sometimes with slight bitterness. After it there is always steady aftertaste and light astringency.
Approximately in 3 months after pumping white honey begins to crystallize: thickens and loses its transparency. Herewith white honey does not loose useful and taste properties. If you have bought white honey and it remained liquid before winter or earlier, then, unfortunately, you got a fake.
White honey has a variety of useful properties. This is one of the first types of honey that people have been appreciated and enjoyed thousands of years. In the shade of flowering alleys or on the streets, planted with linden trees, heady smell of tiny yellow-white flowers surrounds us and attracts bees from the entire neighborhood. In the period of intensive excretion the nectar on the flowers looks like droplets of dew. Linden blooms in late spring or early summer, secreting the most nectar in warm humid weather.
Linden had many appointments in history, and symbolic and practical. Way back in pre-Christian times in Europe linden was considered as mystical tree of life, tree of health, tree of justice, tree of victory, a symbol of fertility and the object of worship.
Linden trees are mentioned in Greek and Roman mythology. The most famous legend is a story about a poor couple of Phrygians: they were awarded by gods for the hospitality, bestowed them immortality and turning them into a linden and an oak.
For millennia, linden is planted in the center of the city or village, where afterwards the citizens met at various events. Linden is a national symbol of Slovenia. In the Slovenian town of Ruth grows the world-famous linden tree, aged more than 850 years and has a girth of more than 8 meters. Derivatives of the word "linden" can be noticed in the names of the cities in Australia, Europe and America.