Browsing around the internet, we found a site that lists all types of Greek honeys – and their properties. Honey is an important part of our nutrition, and the ancient Greeks believed that it could heal and help prolong life.

Today, honey is used for a variety of medicines, cosmetics and is prescribed by doctors worldwide when it comes to health.

Greek honey differs in taste as it is more flowery, thicker, not running like water, and is derived from a virtually unspoiled nature.

Read the article below for more information about the varieties of Greek honey and the benefits to our health:

Greece is well known for apiculture. The temperate climate of Greece supports a rich flora from which honeybees gather nectar. Certain varieties of flora are found only in Greece. Hence, certain varieties of Greek honey such as the thyme honey are not found anywhere in the world. Nectar is derived from coniferous trees, flowers as well as the aromatic plants. If any one of the floral variety dominates, then the honey will have that specific flavor. Honey made from the nectar derived from the flowers of oregano, rosemary and thyme plants has a unique flavor. The exceptional taste of Greek honey makes it the preferred honey across the world. In fact, Greece is one of the top nations making large amounts of this natural product. Most of the Greek honey comes is the honeydew variety that is collected from Fir and pine trees. Here is an overview of the varieties and benefits of Greek honey…. via Greek honey-Source of energy & anti-cancer property – MedinGroup

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