High nutritional value & strong health protection quality!
Thyme honey accounts for 10% of honey production in our country with most of it being produced in our islands. A honey rich in amber color and a pleasant aroma that gives us besides fading the senses, such as health and protection against cancer and bacterial infections.
What Thyme Honey Contains
Greek thyme honey is rich in carbohydrates in the form of glucose by about 30% and fructose by about 37%. Also, it contains over 25% gyrococci, reaching an impressive 85%! This amount makes them particularly rich in minerals such as calcium, magnesium, boron, silicon, iron, zinc and manganese. It also contains the flavonoid quercetin, esperidine, catechin, camphorol or naringenine, etc., in amounts that vary according to geographical origin.
Benefits of thyme honey
Thyme honey has been used since antiquity for its beneficial properties. In our time, scientific studies have shown that it possesses strong antimicrobial, antiseptic and antifungal activity, effectively preventing the viability of a wide range of resistant germs and pathogenic fungi. It also has low estrogenic and anti-estrogenic effects against breast, prostate and endometrial cancers.
The high nutritional value and strong health protection properties of thyme honey make it a bio-functional food that, when present in our diet, offers health, stimulation and protection against diseases.