Produced by bees from chestnut blossoms collected in summer, it has a dark color and a slightly sweet astringent taste. It is considered a rare honey the famous type of it is the Turkish type.
The nutritional and health benefits of chestnut honey:
- Rich in minerals, iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium, Iodine and vitamins B and C, so it is useful for general weakness
- Antioxidants, especially binosimirin, which are not found in other types of honey, and their benefit is to stimulate brain and nerve functions in neurological conditions, insomnia, hysteria, and neurasthenia. Turkish “chestnut honey” is the best, and its regular use will not harm the human body like other medicines.
- Tonic for the glands that secrete the anti-inflammatory cortisone. It is very useful in cases of hoarseness, coughing, bronchitis, sore throat, suppurative otitis media, sinusitis, prostate, colds and it is analgesic.
- Among all types of honey, Turkish chestnut honey has the most anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, antiseptic and viral infection properties, and thus it can be used externally to treat wounds and sores.
- Turkish chestnut honey is particularly useful for the circulatory system and is recommended for cardiovascular diseases to strengthen the veins and arteries. It is used in the treatment of thrombo-phlebitis and varicose veins, as well as regulates arterial and venous blood circulation and strengthens capillaries.
- Turkish chestnut honey is beneficial for the digestive system. Because it does not irritate the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestine, but is easily digested and absorbed by the body, and has low acidity properties, it is used in the treatment of stomach and intestinal ulcers without surgery.
- It is useful for urinary stones and other kidney diseases. It stimulates the flow of bile and is recommended in cases of liver dysfunctions.
- Like all types of dark honey, Turkish chestnut honey contains antioxidant properties and is very useful for preventing cancer and stimulating immunity.
- It normalizes functions and health of pancreas, spleen and liver, so boosting metabolism and help for diet purposes.
Rules for taking chestnut honey:
- For preventive purposes, the daily average of honey is about 65 grams. Half the dose is for children over one year of age.
- For the treatment of colds, infections and chronic diseases, it is permitted to consume up to 100 grams of the product per day divided into 4 parts.
- Chestnut honey can be used even with diabetics. The procedure must be carried out strictly under the supervision of the attending physician. The daily rate for diabetics should not exceed 30 grams. And if your blood sugar doesn’t start to rise, you can continue