Honey harvested from the famous wild Cretan thyme that grows in the rocky areas of Crete.
Harvest season: From late spring to early summer.
Characteristics: Amber colour, intense flavour and herbal aromas.
Nutritional value: Due to its high content of thyme pollen grains, it is classified as a honey with a distinct beneficial effect on the human body. It has tonic, anti-aging, antioxidant, antiseptic and bacteriostatic properties.
Usage:Amber colour, intense flavour and herbal aromas.
Awards: Winner of the Great Taste Award 2014.
Great Taste Award:
• Widely used in alternative medicine and cooking.
• Great herbal remedies. Thyme is a powerful natural antiseptic and has antibiotic and antifungal properties. It is known in mountainous Crete as the herb that relieves flu symptoms, is considered ideal for protecting the lungs and bronchi as well as for respiratory tract inflammation and asthma.
• They used to make thyme gargles for gingivitis & bad breath.