What is pine honey?
It is a type of bee honey called honeydew honey, and it is characterized by its taste of being sweet and spicy all together, resinous smell and dark amber color, and it is produced by bees that collect (sugary secretions) from large-scale insect species, which live on the sap of some pine trees, of which several Species such as Turkish pine, as well as Aleppo pine (Pinus halibensis), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra) and Rocky pine.
Properties and features of pine honey:
Benefits of pine honey:
There are several ways to know if honey is natural, beneficial, or unnatural (because it may be natural but not beneficial if it is treated in unhealthy ways such as heating):
The first method:
Look carefully at honey because natural honey contains impurities, whether on the surface or inside the honey package, while the unnatural is very transparent like glass so that it does not obscure the vision from behind the package.
The second method:
by smelling honey, honey has a smell that may be pungent or weak, which is the smell of flowers and fields from which honey was produced by bees, while honey that is not natural or useful has no smell.
The third method:
Taste honey, natural honey has a flavor, which is the flavor of flowers and plants, while unnatural honey is just sweetness, meaning sweet like sugar syrup without any special taste
Eat honey, if it was natural, then it relaxes your stomach and you do not feel any discomfort in the stomach, but if the honey is not natural, you will feel a burning sensation in the stomach that does not go away except by drinking water several times throughout the day.