Organic Italian Millefiori Honey - ADA Società Agricola
The millefiori honey, as the name implies (literally one thousand flowers), is a honey produced by many types of flowers, it is one of the most common and widespread. Millefiori honey is a unique product of its kind. It is produced in various areas, hilly, mountainous, flat, where there is a multitude of flowers of various kinds. It is a precious honey, because it combines in itself the properties of scattering plants and is unique in terms of smell and taste and takes peculiar characteristics depending on the harvesting area. For example, a high mountain honey, where the alpine flora is predominant, can take on the scents of the rhododendron, while in Mediterranean areas it can remember the smell of the thistle.
It has a delicate flavor and there are essentially two varieties, one clear and transparent, more delicate and sweet, with a less intense flavor, the other dark or amber, with a stronger flavor, which can remind the honeydew. Both can crystallize over time, especially at low temperature, taking more opaque shades.
Properties and uses:
Excellent for those who must energize and purify the body, has a stimulating and regulating function. The nutritive principles contained in millefiori honey are greater than other honeys, as they are rich in pollens of different origins. In fact, it contains many minerals and antioxidants.
It is an excellent honey for children and for those who are growing. Pregnant women are benefited by the nutritional intake, as well as those who are recovering and the elderly, as it reinforces and increases physical energy.
Effective adjuvant in the treatment of flu states, helps to calm cough and lung diseases, being also a good natural antibacterial. The millefiori honey stimulates the intestine and the digestive system, as it is particularly appreciated for the purification of the liver and to improve circulation.
Used externally it is excellent for nourishing skin and hair, it favors the cicatrizzazione of burns and wounds and is therefore an excellent ingredient for natural masks and packs.
You can use it in different ways in the kitchen: try a teaspoon of millefiori in coffee or milk, on toasted bread, but also in natural yoghurt. You can also use it on ice cream, in fruit salads and to prepare cookies and cakes.
Excellent with cheese, it becomes an unmissable present for salads: try for example a mix of raw fennels, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, oranges, black olives, seasoned with a teaspoon of millefiori honey, pink salt and extra-virgin olive oil.
For curative purposes it is advisable to dissolve two or three tablespoons a day in a glass of warm water.
The main components of millefiori honey are: water, sugar (fructose, glucose, maltose), acids, proteins, mineral salts, especially potassium and sodium; it also contains pigments and flower aromas, enzymes, B vitamins and vitamin C.
Ingredients: millefiori honey
Weight: 50 gr / 200 gr / 500 gr
Packaging: glass jar
Origin: produced and packaged by ADA Società Agricola, Corigliano Calabro (CS), Italy.