On hot summer days, when the herbage has already attenuated, toilers of the bee bring amber golden sunflower honey from sunflower fields. The basket of sunflower is filled with more than two thousand nectariferous flowers filled with honey ambrosia, therefore on some days bees bring to the hive up to 12 kg of valuable honey. Nectar, which is collected on 1 hectare of a blossoming sunflower field, is transformed by bees into 50kg of tasty, life-giving honey.
In sunflower honey, one and a half times more glucose than in its other forms. He is also the leader in the concentration of vitamins, enzymes and minerals in it.
Useful composition of honey from sunflower nectar
According to certain indicators of the chemical composition, it surpasses even the popular healing lime honey.
The indicator of water in it – 18%, and in honey lindens – 20%. The content of reduced honey is 87%, while in linden honey – 80%. The amount of glucose sunflower honey surpasses all known varieties. Its diastolic number is up to 27 units, in linden – 11. It is characterized by a low content of sucrose. In honey, the maximum number of amino acids that are actively involved in the synthesis of proteins.
Lecithin sunflower honey, as well as vitamins PP and E provide the user a wonderful immune protection. Honey has a high enzymatic activity.
Liquid sunflower honey is a golden amber hue, which on the sun’s rays becomes brighter. It can acquire a greenish tint, depending on the conditions under which the sunflower grew and the time of honey pumping out.
Crystallization of honey occurs very quickly. Within 10 to 19 days. To keep it in liquid form, beekeepers keep supplies in sealed honeycombs.
Crystallized honey acquires a light amber color and a dense melkokristallicheskuyu mass.
Sunflower honey is characterized by weak floral aromas of apricot and flower pollen. The taste of fresh honey is tender and sweet, later, when thickened, it becomes tart, slightly burns the throat.
Therapeutic abilities of sunflower honey
With its constant use in small quantities, the human body is renewed at the cellular molecular level. In this case, the glucose of honey strengthens blood vessels, heart, normalizes blood pressure. Her positive participation in the processes of hematopoiesis and blood circulation has been recognized.
Sunflower honey is widely used for hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver, including external.
With tonsillitis and influenza, honey smooths the course of the disease, but tea with honey is drunk in a warm state so that active enzymes and biological anti-inflammatory phytoncides do not degrade.
Honey is useful as a natural antidepressant. He removes nervous excitability and calms. Bactericidal substances of honey contribute to the restoration of normal operation of the intestine, it releases the body from putrefactive bacteria. In addition, the use of honey for bronchitis or malaria is universally accepted as a world therapeutic practice.
Sunflower honey is especially needed for aging people, to mitigate the course of age-related diseases: atherosclerosis, osteochondrosis of osteoporosis, and other neurological ailments.
High ability of sunflower honey for excretion of poisonous substances is noted.
Bactericidal substances of honey contribute to the restoration of normal operation of the intestine, it releases the body from putrefactive bacteria. In addition, the use of honey for bronchitis or malaria is universally accepted as a world therapeutic practice.
Sunflower honey is especially needed for aging people, to mitigate the course of age-related diseases: atherosclerosis, osteochondrosis, osteoporosis, and other neurological ailments.
The high ability of sunflower honey for removing toxic substances from the body is noted. The high antioxidant properties of honey, due to the high content of pollen in it, actively influence the processes of renewal of tissues and cells of all human organs.
In some cases, sunflower honey can cause allergies, so you can not start treatment without consulting a doctor.
In countries of Europe, Korea, USA and Japan, sunflower honey is included in the compulsory nutrition of children attending educational institutions: kindergartens and schools.