Mountain Honey - this is one of the varieties of sweet treats, named after the place of growth herbs and honey plants of flowers.It is a yellowish or slightly greenish thick mass, has a bright flavor.Collected by bees from plants that are characteristic of the Alps, the Carpathians, the Caucasus mountain range, it has analgesic, anti-virus, anti-inflammatory and soothing effect.The use of this sort of honey is recommended for nerve, skin, and cardiovascular diseases.
composition and nutritional value
Honey, which is called the mountain, has a complex composition gives it a unique valuable nutritional properties.Specialists have been found more than 300 different substances and mineral ingredients.Product composition comprises 20 percent water and 80 percent of the dry components.The main component of dry matter is presented in carbohydrates (75%), and the bee nectar contains more than 42 species.Among these sugars as:
In addition, the composition of honey includes a large number of mineral substances.Nectar rich phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, sulfur, iron, copper, cobalt, vanadium, bismuth, silicon, chromium, zinc, barium, gallium, lithium.According to experts, the honey collected in the apiaries mountain, contains almost the entire periodic table.But the content of vitamins in it is insignificant, but their amount is sufficient to characterize the honey as an extremely useful product.
characteristics: color, taste and aroma
Due to the fact that this type of honey referred to poliflernym varieties, that is, to the motley, the product can look different.Everything depends on the herbs and flowers that served as a source of nectar for bees.In this capacity act thyme, sage, pink rhodiola, honeysuckle, hawthorn, chestnut, clover, oregano, mountain locust, willow (willow-herb), growing to a height of two thousand meters.
honey aroma of mountain herbs is filled with the smell of flowers, it is a heady, delicious.It allowed mixing smells of herbs and flowers, but one note should be the main, decisive.low quality product has a faint, strange, unusual flavor.Regardless of variety, good honey has a pleasant sweet taste with a slight bitterness, and yet it felt a slight tartness.
Natural product, getting into the mouth, has an irritating effect on mucous membranes.but the artificial does not have this property.It is not allowed to have honey sour or too bitter, unpleasant taste.The color can be white, dark yellow, light yellow, golden or brown.A distinctive feature of this type of honey is that it is rapidly crystallize and become solid (interspersed with small crystals).
Check the naturalness of honey at home will help iodine or vinegar essence.For this purpose, a small amount of product is dissolved in water, and if the honey, the solution does not form a precipitate, and adding to the mixture a few drops of iodine it does not turn blue.If iodine is not present, dripping vinegar essence: an artificial product with froth, while the reaction of natural honey does not.
Useful properties How useful
mountain honey?According to herbalists and medical reviews, product exhibits analgesic, expectorant, emollient, anti-bacterial quality, a beneficial effect on the liver, reduces the physical and mental fatigue.The healing properties of honey provide tissue regeneration, improve blood circulation, strengthen the immune system, helping to resist viral infections.
Honey, according to cosmetologists, due to the content of a large number of amino acids and antioxidants, has a unique anti-aging effect.Its texture has a softening effect on the skin and improves its appearance with instant moisturizing the skin, smoothing the tone and contraction of the pores.In addition, honey has the following useful properties:
- has a therapeutic effect on the digestive system.
- calms the nervous system.
- Due to the presence of antioxidants prevent the formation of cancer cells.
- strengthens the heart muscle and blood vessels, normalizes blood pressure.
- has an effective anticonvulsant effect.
Application mountain honey
fragrant delicacy contains a wealth of unique components that allow them to use when dealing with a number of diseases.The main component of the therapeutic nectar is lysozyme - an antibacterial agent, which destroys the cell walls of pathogens.For this reason, the honey is recognized as an effective product among other traditional medicines.In the treatment into the daily diet include 150 g of honey for adults and 50 grams for children.Traditional medicine has a lot of treatment prescriptions:
- women's diseases.
Ointments prepared with honey, used in folk medicine for healing wounds and ulcers gangrenovyh.The product is the perfect antidote in cases of poisoning by mineral, animal, vegetable poisons.Known healing properties of mountain honey as a strong anti-inflammatory agent.It is used for diseases of the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract, skin, ENT diseases, respiratory tract, liver, and is recommended for:
- gastric and duodenal ulcers,
- impaired when gastric acidity.
In addition, honey has sedative effect and is recommended for vascular dystonia, functional diseases of the central nervous system, cardiomyopathy, menopause.Experts refer to the product a mild hypnotic.having no side effects.Advise him and as a sedative for depression, severe irritability, frequent headaches.Used:
- as outdoor applications,
- to prepare baths,
- using galvanic current and phonophoresis.
This nectar can be diluted with water or solid, used alone or combined with herbs or drugs and other bee products such as pollen, pollen, royal jelly, propolis.Herbalists believe that the use of honey with water is useful to improve urination, improving sexual ability, body moisturizing, cleansing the body and the healing of internal ulcers.The efficiency of the goodies in the treatment of gunshot infected cut wounds, skin cracks and burns.
Honey is one of the important components of the treatment of myocardial degeneration, atherosclerosis, normalize lipid metabolism.Doctors recommended its use in a diabetic diet, due to the fact it does not require the presence of insulin.We prove the use of the product with laryngitis, tracheitis, tonsillitis, rhinitis, conjunctivitis, dizziness, increased thyroid function, purulent sinusitis and shortness of breath.Honey - an excellent substitute for sugar.
How long can you keep the mountain Altay honey?
believed that according to the norms of GOST honey stored one year, but beekeepers believe that if all the rules of storage of the product shelf life is unlimited.The reason is that honey itself contains a special preservatives that preserve the useful properties of the product and its taste longer period of time.Some beekeepers, honey, properly stored, with the passage of time only gets better due to the ripening process.
In the description of the life of the monks told that only eat two or three year old honey.The hives of wild bees honey can be stored for years.Due to the color of the scientists and learn the age of the bee family.Some scientists believe that the nectar in honeycomb retains all its therapeutic properties of several hundred years.Store honey beekeepers recommend a temperature of -5 to + 10 ° C.
Contraindications to the use
Mountain honey - the strongest tool that supports human health and compensates for the deficiency of minerals and vitamins.However, due to the fact that the product contains a vegetable ingredients herbs medical use is not recommended for small children and allergies.Undesirable inhalation based on honey water in diseases such as valvular heart disease, pulmonary tuberculosis, heart or bronchial asthma, emphysema and pulmonary tuberculosis.With care to eat honey is permitted for children who are sick with exudative diathesis and scrofula.
Where to buy and what is the price of honey
good quality natural mountain honey sold on apiaries.Price starts from 300 rubles per kg, white honey offered from 450 rubles.Buy mountain honey can be in conventional grocery stores and grocery market pavilions.However, when buying a product on the market is difficult to find good quality honey.Guarantee the quality of produce stores that specialize in selling it.In Moscow and St. Petersburg, the product is sold in the following stores:
store name and address
The estimated cost in rubles per kg
Altai honey Moscow street.Marshal Rybalko, 2, building 6, entrance 5
Gorameda Moscow street.Grimau, d. 3 in. 1.
Medoc, Saint-Petersburg, pr. Bolshevikov d. 64, Bldg.7, letter A
Ul.Business, d. 18
Altai honey Moscow, Altufevskoe highway, 41, office 505
honey quality is determinedand therefore, how much is honey.Depending on the type of price is 1000 rubles per kg.Many beekeepers sell honey by means of Internet sites.Mountain honey photos, which are presented on pages Honey24 online stores.ru, Med-konfitur.ru, Altayhoney.ru, delivered to different parts of Russia with the help of transport companies.Buy bee products offer the following shops:
The estimated cost in rubles per kg