Organic Thyme Honey from Sitia Crete
“TOPLOU” Gold Thyme Honey is an organic farming product produced from the nectar and pollen of wild thyme flowers. Just like the plant of origin, the honey is overly aromatic, with a unique flavor profile and a robust taste. It has a rich flavor profile which includes spicy-pungent, resinous, herbal notes. It is collected from the coastal region of Toplou Monastery in Sitia, Crete, characterized as a “Natura 2000” αrea. The combination of the soil and microclimate of the area procure us with raw honey of unparalleled quality characteristics. It is the unique organic thyme honey produced in Crete with exceptional quality and a superior taste, indulgence with a unique character that uplifts all your senses. It comes in limited quantities and as dictated by seasonal conditions.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF THYME HONEY
Immunomodulating effects, as thyme honey is rich in vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A
Might help reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, a recent animal study found that thymus Vulgaris extract was able to greatly reduce the heart rate of subjects with high blood pressure plus the extract was also shown to reduce cholesterol, triglyceride and LDL levels while increasing HDL cholesterol levels.
Great source of minerals such as copper, fiber, iron, and manganese
Antioxidant & antifungal properties, as it contains a variety of flavonoids — including apigenin, naringenin, luteolin and thymonin
Cough relieving and expectorant effects - a combination of thyme and ivy leaves might help alleviate cough, sore throat and acute bronchitis
Energizing & Mood enhancing properties due to carvacrol ingredient proven to help neuron activity
Thyme honey has a medium crystallization time, usually after a few months following harvest, and forms small to medium, fine crystals.
Its color also changes and becomes lighter after 6-9 months of shelf life. Nevertheless, our raw, unprocessed, unfiltered honey is the healthiest option for you, because it preserves all its beneficial compounds unaltered and has a 3-5 year minimum storage life when stored in dry and cool places. It is also used broadly utilized for DIY beauty and medicinal homemade crafts.
100% Raw Greek Organic Thyme tree honey
Drizzle it on bread, rusks, biscuits, cereals, yogurt & fruit. Swirl it into your juices. teas, coffee & smoothies. Get creative with your dressings and marinades. Our certified organic honey, without GMO, additives or preservatives is the perfect sweet addition for a healthy diet.
Store upright in a cool shelve and far apart from sunlight. Honey crystallization might occur in lower temperatures, which is normal for raw and pure honey. In order to restore to liquid form place jar in mild warm water for few minutes.
Safe Handling Instructions: Do Not feed honey to children under one (1) year of age. Do not refrigerate. Do not microwave in this container.