For chestnut honey is said to be one of the best and healthiest in the world. It contains a high percentage of natural antibiotics. It has dark red-brown color, and its color varies depending on the region where the bees collect honey. It has a mild and slightly bitter taste and distinctive chestnut smell. Chestnut honey is made from the fruits of chestnut trees which is the birthplace of early autumn. The tree is similar to oak tree and reaches the age of about 500 years. Mostly it can be found in Europe.
It is full of starch and it even contains more than potatoes. In some eastern countries, the fruits of the chestnut are also used in the preparation of bread. It does not contain gluten, and because of that is recommended for people who suffer from intolerance to gluten.This honey contains a wealth of minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and vitamin rich in vitamins A, B and C. Also contains medicinal saturated fatty acids such as palmitic and oleic acids. They are essential for the heart and blood vessels and can help in fight against bad cholesterol.
Chestnut honey is ideal for those who have circulatory problems because it improves them, it is good for digestive and kidney disease, acts anti-inflammatory and is the perfect choice if you suffer from rheumatism and arthritis. Strengthens the heart, heals stomach ulcers and is effective in jaundice. It’s good for cleansing the liver, anemia and exhaustion. Give it to your children if they have problems with appetite. Half an hour before a meal will stimulate their appetite.