Everyone heard and used lime and acacia honey. But few, except for beekeepers and other connoisseurs of this bee's livelihood product, have heard or tried blackened honey. This is a high-grade and useful product. It belongs to rare varieties. Its taste is specific and different from others.
In this article, we will learn about the beneficial properties and contraindications of black maple honey, learn about the therapeutic effect and talk about its storage.
Taste and color
Black honey in color can range from dark yellow to brown. It is lighter than buckwheat. In the light, this delicacy plays with scarlet hues.
The crystallization process is slow. Because of this, it remains in a liquid, stinging state for a long time. But not splashing. Its texture is viscous. The color does not change.
The aroma is pleasant. The taste is tart. After its use, a specific aftertaste remains in the mouth, which pleasantly envelops the oral cavity.
Ingredients: vitamins and minerals
Another distinctive feature of maple honey is the presence of a large amount of fructose in its composition. According to this indicator, it differs even from the May, obtained from acacia.
Black honey is rich in easily digestible carbohydrates, in particular fructose. Its composition is as follows:
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In the composition of black-honey, there are more than three hundred minerals and trace elements.
The following main trace elements:
- Zinc and others.
Minerals are represented by salts:
This product has many essential amino acids. Biogenic stimulants are also present in it.
It contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C), vitamins of group B, vitamin K and E, and others.
He is very nutritious. 100 g of the product contains about 320 kilocalories.Store black natural honey
Useful properties of black honey
The high content of fructose contributes to its use by people with diabetes. Despite this, it is necessary to eat him in this category in moderation, it is advisable to consult with a doctor beforehand.
Its beneficial properties are not limited to soothing, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.
The composition of this variety allows you to successfully deal with harmful microbes, improve the body's immunity in any season.
Due to the fact that by its consistency, it is able to envelop the oral cavity after its use, as well as the intestinal wall, which has a beneficial effect on the body.
Contraindications and harm
There are no obvious contraindications for the use of this variety, with the exception of an allergic reaction to all varieties. In this case, it is advisable to try it half a teaspoon twice a day. If the body takes it, then the dosage can be slightly increased.
Diabetics use honey after a preliminary medical consultation. Children under two years are also not recommended to give it. Restrictions exist in terms of quantity of consumption, because black-calf honey is high in calories.
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About honey plant
The bearer of this variety is the Tatar maple. It is also called black clown. This is a small tree or shrub. It grows in the forest. Therefore, honey is obtained environmentally friendly. This is another virtue.
This honey plant can not be found in large numbers in city parks and squares, forest belts along the roads.. Distributed in Siberia, southern Russia, the Caucasus, Western Europe.
Blooms profusely in the month of April-May. Therefore, beekeepers can take out their apiary in this period further into the forest, where, in addition to this tree, other melliferous plants start to bloom - lungwort. But it is better to have the apiary, of course, closer to the Tatar maple.
The abundance of flowering for a long period will enable the bees to work for glory in order to stock up on this useful organic delicacy.Homemade black crested honey packaged in cans
If you want honey to crystallize as quickly as possible, place it in a basement or other cool place. Temperature from +4 to +7 degrees - just what you need for this product.
We recommend not to rush to do this, since it is more useful in the liquid state. Spoon the binder with a spoon will help you storage at a temperature of 16-19 degrees.
60% humidity - just right for storage. Better for this purpose use glass containers and in no case - metal. We avoid its long stay under sunshine.
Healing properties of black honey
For gastritis, ulcers and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, feel free to use black honey. It heals wounds, envelops the walls of the intestines with its binding substance. With its moderate use normalizes metabolism in the body.
It treats skin diseases, helps to get rid of problems with eyesight and normalizes the work of the heart, liver. And of course, honey helps with colds, bronchitis, the initial stages of asthma and other respiratory diseases. In folk medicine, it is used by women to stimulate uterine contractions during labor. With avitaminosis and scurvy, it also helps a lot.
This product of beekeeping has a large number of positive reviews. Once you have tried it, you understand why the true lovers of this delicacy appreciate it. Taste, beautiful color, a lot of useful qualities - all symbiosis in one product - chernoklena honey.