Raw Thyme Honey (340g)
Raw Thyme Honey (340g)
Nature’s Blends Raw Thyme honey is one uniquely flavoured, beautifully delicate, pleasantly aromatic, untreated, rich and creamy honey sourced directly from the exotic lands of Greece. This natural unrefined honey is an excellent addition to your meals for taste and health benefits because of its incredible antioxidant, anti-septic, healing, and anti-bacterial properties.
Nature’s Blends serves 100% pure and raw Thyme honey – unpasteurised, minimally filtered, cold extracted, and non-blended. This dark amber sweet treat is beautifully balanced with healthy vitamins and minerals, plenty of natural enzymes, and intense thyme flavour. The rare and speciality thyme honey is sourced directly from the Greek countryside, bringing an impressive nutritional profile and fantastic quality as we never subject it to direct heat to retain natural fragrance, yeast enzymes, and phenol.
This organic honey has a strong herbal-infused sugary scent and runny consistency. This runny consistency changes to the fine grainy texture (medium thick) upon crystallisation.
Thyme is known as a delicious and strong-flavoured cooking herb with a slightly acidic zest. Pure thyme honey combines thyme’s herbal flavour and spicy component with the natural sweetness of the nectar for a contrasting saccharine and savoury palatability. Its peppery and citrusy tastes linger in the mouth.
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Colour and Texture:
Raw honey has a distinctive gold champagne colour with subtle yellow, light orange, and red hints. It is usually in a liquid form with a smooth texture. The colour varies as per the consistency, too. It appears light to medium amber in semi-runny and runny texture. As soon as it crystallises, raw unfiltered honey changes its colour to beige or brown.
Aroma and Taste:
Apart from an exquisite copper colour, Thyme honey has an intense flavour to offer with a punch of smooth sweetness. First, its gentle (medium to mild) sugariness will hit and then comes the spice, warm essence of wild thyme complemented with highly floral-herbal aromas. The delicious high notes go best with savoury flavour. The aftertaste of tangy herbs is persistent.
Nature’s Blends carefully sources the honey from the soft slopes of Greek mountains as wild thyme is typically grown in the high altitudes (mountains of Greece). Thyme from the Thymus family is organic in nature and is produced by the honeybees who forage on thyme herb (Thymus Vulgaris or Thymus Serpyllum) and wildflowers. They feed on thyme blossoms’ nectar from mid-spring to early summer. The most distinguishing feature of the thyme herb is its ability to tolerate heat and flourish in hot surroundings.
For ages, thyme has been used to represent bravery and good health by the Greeks. They believed in the nutritional, healing, and curative benefits of honey, making them use it for a wide range of ailments. History has revealed its spiritual and therapeutic significance in Greek and Egyptian culture. Where Egyptians use organic honey for combatting respiratory issues, GIT problems, and forgetfulness, Greek prized it as a potent pain reliever.
Thyme is called by plenty of other names, for instance, Mother of Thyme, Shepherd's Thyme, Zaatar in Arabic, and Tomillo in Spanish.
Thyme honey is mildly sweet, making it a good choice for a diabetic patient to control blood sugar levels.
- It enhances the flavour of Greek yoghurt.
- Honey can be used in meat dishes and with cheese.
- It might be a great alternative to sugar for desserts.
- A flavourful topping for ice cream.
You are advised to consume it raw and straight to make the most out of its therapeutic and nutritional properties. The raw honey benefits extend to all aspects.
Always keep the jar of pure honey in a cool, shady place or at room temperature but away from moisture, heat, and sunlight.
If you have an allergy to honey or pollens, ask your health practitioner before consuming it.
It’d be better not to feed raw honey to children under one year. Infants can have botulism poisoning.
You can consume it daily but in moderation to keep your blood sugar levels stable and low.
If your honey has started crystallising, you can change it to a liquid/runny consistency by placing it in a bowl of hot water. Never expose it to direct heat.
Thyme’s active ingredients, Thymol and Carvacrol, are packed with medicinal qualities. Moreover, it has phenols and biocides. Chief benefits of honey include:
Raw unfiltered honey can cure your sore or dry throat by giving a cooling sensation and forming a protective layering around your throat for a soothing effect. It has the potential to work against mucous backlog, nasal congestion, and cough.
It is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that can prevent or reduce swelling and the risk of inflammation.
Honey’s composition offers a blend of unique antioxidants helping in cell damage and promoting cellular level regrowth along with repair.
Thyme honey has anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-septic, and anti-fungal traits, which make it a good natural healer for wounds and burns. You can apply it to the skin for superficial scars. It can be used for a chest infection.
- One of the raw honey benefits is that you can use it for gum issues and to treat acne or other skin problems.
- If you have allergies, thyme honey can bring ease with its anti-allergenic compound called Quercetin.
- Pure honey can keep your GIT healthy and gut functioning.
- As per Greek research, thyme can be a beneficial product against uterus, breast, and prostate cancers.
Average per 100g
Average serving size 21g
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Is thyme anti-inflammatory?
Thyme is highly anti-inflammatory due to its active ingredient Thymol. It reduces inflammation and makes your skin look better by working against eczema and acne. You might be able to combat bacterial infections.
Is thyme honey healthy?
Thyme is healthy being enriched with plant-based antioxidants, phytonutrients, minerals, and vitamins.
Is it natural for pure honey to crystallise?
Yes. Due to purity and no additives, organic raw honey can crystallise with time, especially if it is not stored in a suitable location (away from sunlight, heat, and moisture).
What does thyme honey taste like?
It has a unique mixture of nectar’s sweetness and wild thyme’s pepperiness. It tastes spicy yet mildly sugary. It has the intense essence of herbs and gives off a warm aftertaste.
What is thyme honey good for?
Thyme Honey is a healthy item loaded with various beneficial compounds making it good for skin problems, GIT issues, cardiovascular health, healing wounds, fighting bacterial infections, reducing inflammation, and strengthening immunity.
What are the side effects of thyme?
Thyme can only affect your body negatively when consumed in bulk quantities. It might result in:
- Allergic reactions
- Stomach upset
- Skin irritation