This honey is collected in the scrubland where a variety of flowers, predominately thyme, are found. Pure thyme honey is rare, especially in southern France. It’s generally found mixed with wild flower honeys such as dorycnium, lavender, cyste, honeysuckle, and rosemary.
• Appearance : The colour is light brown to brown with hints of red. The crystallisation is medium to fine with a smooth to pasty consistency.
• Smell : The smell of the balsamic Mediterranean flora is fairly strong and persistent.
• Taste : Like the smell, the taste is fairly strong and long lasting.
Thyme Honey is acidic, rich in enzymes, copper, and bore. It’s known to be an antiseptic and disinfectant. It’s also recommended to prevent and treat respiratory infections and can be applied to wounds and scabs.
Thyme honey is either liquid, Creamy or solid depending on the season.
Thyme is an aromatic perennial from the labiate or lipped family. It’s similar to wild thyme, but it’s smell is stronger.
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