Honey - More than a sugar substitute
The enriched with enzymes from the head glands of the honey bee nectar of the flowers is, in a maturation in the heat of the hive, the honey that we can enjoy in many flavor and color variations.
The flowers loyalty of bees made possible if a sufficient costume offer a kind of flower is available, the collection of flower honey
In order to bear the name of a flowering plant may be composed predominantly of honey nectar or honeydew this plant. Are 100% pure honeys it in this natural product barely.
Our natural and cultural resources in Germany allow the following types of large quantities: dandelion, fruit blossoms, rape, acacia, chestnut, lime, clover, sunflower, and heath.
Is simply called a honey honey, it contains a mixture of many flowering plants and is often distinguished by the beekeeper in spring and summer dress. Honey, which is offered in supermarkets is usually a mixture of many different honeys which are stirred together in order to get as large and uniform batches.
Our range is extended by the honeydew. This sap is drawn from lice from the needles and leaves of the trees, in our case these are mainly pine and spruce. The bees collect these by lice excreted, very mineral rich juice and process it to forest or pine honey.
Collection and storage of honey
To get good honey with as high enzyme activity, the honey must be protected from environmental factors such as light, heat, air (oxygen) and moisture. Cleanliness in the production of honey is paramount.
Dark glasses with hermetically closing lid are for storage particularly suitable. They are hygienic, recyclable and protect the honey before these environmental factors, which can reduce its value. Honey takes easily to foreign odors from its surroundings and draws water at high humidity. Light and heat to destroy the sensitive enzymes.Honey should be stored in a cool, dark, and sealed airtight. It is durable for years without losing valuable ingredients.
Each natural honey crystallizes over time. How quickly this happens depends partly on the sugar composition of honey depends on the other, whether the honey was stirred after spinning. Honeys that have a high glucose content, eg rape, dandelions and clover crystallize faster than those with a higher proportion of fructose such as acacia honey
The honey you should even be too hard, you can liquefy it in a water bath at temperatures between 35 and 40 ° C maximum. The heating time should be kept as short as possible, otherwise valuable materials are destroyed by the heat. Note, however, that honey should never be heated in the microwave!
Many properties of honey are the same for the different varieties. Sun Honey is a general tonic, it is anti-inflammatory and balancing. He is a catalyst in the digestive system. Honeys bring additional depending on species of flower with specific drugs of plant costume.
A mixture of many different flowers is well suited to treat hay fever, if the honey contains flowers places on the person is allergic. Then are small amounts of this honey for desensitization.
Because of its high fructose content of honey remains liquid long. It is suitable for most diabetics. However, bread units must be subtracted. Should occur at someone after eating honey heartburn, he should try acacia honey.
This variety comes with the features of the chestnut tree, which has a positive influence on our kidneys and bladder. It is very spicy, in some years also severely and slightly bitter.
Horse chestnut honey
According to the plant compounds supports this honey the cardiovascular system, especially the veins.
The honey is a reddish to light brown color and crystallizes very quickly. Since it is particularly rich in iron, it is suitable for anemia (anemia). It has a diuretic effect and is therefore useful in diseases of the kidney-bladder area.
This light, almost white honey is very mild and delicate creamy. He has a soothing and antispasmodic effect and helps with gastrointestinal complaints.
As well as the lime-honey this plant for colds and fever infections is recommended.It has anti-inflammatory and soothing.
He has a golden yellow color, purifies blood and helps in liver and gall bladder and kidney ailments.
Also, this honey is almost white and very fine crystallized within a few days. He has a mild flavor, calm acts, balancing, and is very popular with children.
The deep yellow sunflower and sweet wort is preserved in it.
This dark honey is a mixture of different types of nectar and honeydew. It is rich in minerals and tastes very spicy.
Also, this honey is very rich in minerals. In color it is usually darker than the wild honey. He remains a long liquid.
The latter two types of honey are often used for colds, but also whenever a higher mineral requirements will be met.
Honey - an excellent source of energy
Nature Bela transmitter honey contains approximately 80% more sugars, such as glucose, fructose, sucrose, etc. in different combinations. These carbohydrates in combination with the numerous side components can be metabolized by intestinal and liver in an ideal manner without burdening these organs. Honey brings its own digestive enzymes with already.
The glycemic index (GI) which says how fast and high the blood sugar rises after eating carbohydrates is significantly lower than in the case of honey refined white sugar. Glucose provides energy very quickly. Fructose and complex sugars take longer lasting energy.
Honey virtue of its composition effortless continuous power, as shown by experiments with athletes as muscles and nerves are rapid and sustained evenly supplied with energy.