• Appearance : Linden Honey is generally a clear yellow. A slightly darker colour suggests the presence of honeydew.
• Smell : The distinctive smell of Linden Honey is minty with a lasting balsamic fragrance.
• Taste : Presence of linden is easily recognised by the pleasant, minty after taste. The proportion of linden honey in our Mountain Honey depends on the weather conditions each year.
Linden Honey can be liquid, solid or creamy depending on the season.
Linden Honey contains traces of potassium, calcium, and manganese. Just like the lime-blossom (linden tree flower), it’s known for its calming effects and is recommended for nervousness and insomnia.
Three species of Linden Tree can be found in the Pyrenees : the large-leafed linden, the small-leafed linden, and the silver linden which is the most rare. In the high valleys of the Pyrenees, the small-leafed linden is the one that’s the most commonly found.