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Sale of chestnut honey. This honey is collected in the spring from the white and pink flowers of the tree. Bees visit the flowers of the chestnut, which blooms over 12 - 18 days in late spring or early summer.

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12,00 €

  • 500 g.
  • 1 Kg.

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VarietyChestnut Honey
Scientific name of the plantChestnut Honey (Castanea sativa)
TreatmentRaw Honey (*)
StateThick Honey
OriginSpain
Weight - FormatTwo packs 500 grams and 1000 grams ( Choose according to your priority).
CuriosityIn ancient times, chestnuts were part of the diet of the poor
Visual appearance - (Color)Brown to black
Aroma - (Smell)Aromatic herbs
Taste - (Flavor)Little sweet , strong
Crystallization - (Touch)Slow
BeekeeperAl-Andalus Delicatessen
(*)(*) Raw Honey: Packaged hive to the jar without additional treatments

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Why buy chestnut honey / Raw?

Chestnut raw honey comes from the chestnut nectar flower (Castanea sativa). For thousands of years the chestnut was a main source of energy for its nutritional qualities. They abound in mountainous areas.

If you are interested in buying chestnut honey, when you try it you will find a strong and aromatic flavor, not very sweet and a slight bitter aftertaste, very appreciated by those who like strong and little sweet honeys. With a high content in pollen, mineral salts and tannin (due to the tannin of the tree). It also has a high proportion of fructose, which make it resist crystallization. Its acidity is relatively low. Dark in color, ranging from yellowish brown to almost black, sometimes with amber tones. Its aroma could be classified as spicy aromatic herbs. It is excellent with aged cheeses (stracchino, Ricotta) or to cook meat dishes. In "Mieleshoney" we always have chestnut honey so you can buy the units you need online.

Chestnut honey has the following distinctive characteristics:

In the first place, this type of honey has a weak tendency to crystallize, it crystallizes slowly, it can remain liquid during the winter and in the spring it turns into a dark brown mass. When the temperature of the environment is from 19 to 22 degrees, it remains in a liquid state throughout the year.
Secondly, its composition is very rich in salts of manganese, copper, iron, fructose and vitamins of different groups. The amount of sucrose that chestnut honey has is much greater than other honeys. And thirdly, chestnut honey is characterized by acetophenone and aminoacetophenone, giving it that characteristic mimosity aroma.
Chestnut natural honey has healing properties. It is rich in minerals and iron, vitamins B and C, help with hoarseness, cough, bronchitis, sore throat, colds, etc. It is also antimicrobial, antibacterial and antiseptic, therefore it can be applied both inside the body and in the treatment of wounds, ulcers and sore throats. It is also especially beneficial for the circulatory system and is recommended for cardiovascular diseases, treatment of varicose veins and thrombophlebitis, since as it regulates the arterial and venous circulation, it strengthens the capillaries. The benefits it brings are many, we can also mention that chestnut honey is beneficial for the gastrointestinal tract, since it does not irritate the gastrointestinal mucosa and is easily and quickly absorbed by the body. It has a low acidity, is used in the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and intestine, urolithiasis and other kidney diseases. Stimulates the flow of bile.

Many are the nutritional properties of this precious food. The naturalness of these products are guaranteed by "mieleshoney" the online store dedicated to beekeeping where you can buy honey of all varieties online.

Main production area brown honeyQuality brown honey from spainQuality sealBrown flower

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Chestnut raw Honey

Chestnut raw Honey

Sale of chestnut honey. This honey is collected in the spring from the white and pink flowers of the tree. Bees visit the flowers of the chestnut, which blooms over 12 - 18 days in late spring or early summer.

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