Chestnut honey refers to such rare varieties of honey that many townsfolk do not even suspect of its existence, especially since it is quite difficult to meet such honey in the vastness of our homeland, it needs to be sent to the Crimea or the Caucasus, as an ordinary chestnut tree, which pleases us with its flowering in early spring pollen to obtain such honey, unfortunately, does not have, for which is called horse. Get the same chestnut honey from the pollen of the chestnut, which the French once loved to fry and eat instead of sunflower seeds. Honey, extracted by bees from such a chestnut, is valued, above all, for medicinal properties and less pleasant to taste than the usual May, or lime, giving off bitterness.
Outwardly, honey reminds buckwheat, it’s easy to confuse without sampling, which is used by unscrupulous sellers, giving ordinary honey for an expensive product. The color of honey is dark, but this is not its main distinguishing feature, but the practically unavailable crystallization, that is, honey, as it is called, is not candied and retains all useful properties at temperatures up to 17-20 degrees Celsius, remaining even after several years all the same liquid. Great admirers of chestnut honey are cooks in prestigious restaurants around the world, which is associated with the unique taste that gives honey some dishes, making them exotic and incredibly expensive.
The composition of honey allows us to say that it contains much more useful minerals and vitamins than honey of any other sort. Chestnut honey contains in large quantities the salts of manganese, copper and iron, as well as sucrose and fructose, which is why honey is especially useful for sugar lovers who have contraindications to its consumption, for example, diabetics and people trying to lose weight.
In view of the properties described above, honey based on pollen and chestnut nectar is simply an indispensable antiseptic, contributing to the healing of any even the most complex wounds, including festering ones. In addition, honey has an excellent effect on the body of people suffering from cardiovascular diseases, problems with the digestive tract and diseases associated with the release of bile.
Chestnut honey is very soft and pleasant, because it does not irritate the gastric mucosa, enveloping it and contributing to the reduction of pain. With the help of this type of honey, even an old peptic ulcer and gastritis can be cured. Treat with chestnut honey, and varicose veins, increase appetite and immunity, especially in the winter. The constant use of chestnut honey strengthens the outflow of bile from the body, and therefore improves its work and increases the interest in food, for all whose appetite leaves much to be desired.
It is also believed that using chestnut honey can easily cure kidney disease and even asthma. However, the effect of honey will be ambiguous for every person, therefore, it is impossible to say with certainty whether honey cures asthma, but it should not be doubted about the medicinal properties of honey in relation to colds.
The benefit of honey is also that it is practically the only product that is absorbed by the body to the fullest, without losing its useful properties even after heating, on the contrary, in the heat chestnut honey loses its bitterness and becomes quite pleasant.
So, the use of chestnut honey is not only pleasant, but also useful, because having the opportunity to taste such a valuable and rare product, do not give up, such taste and smell can not be found in any other sort of honey.