Greek Raw Thyme Honey 450g
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Awards: Great Taste 2020 ⭐
State: Semi-runny, very thick
Flavour: Aromatic, rich flavour of wild thyme, herbs, savoury flavours; fresh and reminiscent of tropical fruits, dates and white pepper.
Thyme Honey is considered to be the king of honey.
Highly regarded in Greece for its healing properties.
The colour of thyme honey is light amber to amber when liquid, beige to brown when it is crystallized. Thyme is intensely aromatic honey with herbal notes. The taste is persistent, lingering in the mouth. It crystallizes spontaneously in a short time into medium or fine grains.
Thyme is found in the wild in dry, rocky Mediterranean regions, in the high altitude of the mountains of Greece. Because thyme grows wild it is usually organic in nature.
Our Greek Raw Thyme Honey is of fantastic quality, a perfect match with greek yoghurt or on a cheese board. Also perfect for skin care.
Health benefits of Raw Thyme Honey
The active ingredients of Thyme are the biocides, Thymol and Carvacrol extracted from the oil of Thyme. It has excellent antibacterial and antifungal properties, and it is still used, in Greece, as a poultice for wounds, to prevent infection. Also used to cover burns and scalds and for treatment of sore throats due to colds or flu.
Produced by our friend, Thomas and his family in mainland Greece, just about 2 hrs North of Athens. Thomas is a 3rd generation bee-keeper, who learned everything from his father and granddad.
Origin: Highland region Euboea Island of Greece