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Types of Bashkir white honey, useful properties and contraindications

The color of natural honey has all shades of amber, from almost transparent, golden to dark thick, rich in copper - this is a common pattern that needs to be refuted. First you need to decide: honey has a wider color gamut. From all shades of yellow and brown to white. And white honey, in fact, not such a rarity. Of course, it should not be pure white - it is a complex natural product of bee-processed nectar. It may contain nuances of cream, yellow, green and even gray.

White honey is rarely monofleral, but most often it is dominated by the nectar of such honey plants as linden, cornflower, cotton, acacia, plantain, willow herb, fescue, barn, clover, camel thorn or clover, or there may be a combination of them, for example, acacia and clover. On sale it is found only in the form of saturation, that is, crystallized.

Features

When purchasing an unusual product, you should ask why white honey:

  • If honey crystallized on its own, then there should be no questions about its value or composition - this is the result of a natural process. He retained all the beneficial properties, just became solid and, quite often, rather uncomfortable to use, because the nectar of each plant has a different ratio of fructose and glucose in the composition. Density depends on it: the more fructose, the longer the product thickens and the softer it is in the end.
  • Some beekeepers are subjected to artificial crystallization in order to make the consistency convenient for filling and application. After that, it acquires the structure of a soft and plastic cream. This is absolutely natural white honey. However, the analysis of pollen grains does not necessarily reveal the presence of plants, the processed nectar of which subsequently independently settles into a mass of white. Sometimes even honey from sunflower in whipped form becomes similar to sweet clover. In such cases, you need to be interested in the main honey plant and acquire the one that is more like, and most importantly: beware of fakes.

The technology of turning ordinary honey into a cream is not a secret, it retains all the benefits of a natural bee product and is very popular in Canada. Gradually, she conquers the world and it is often possible to see how our beekeepers in an attempt to conquer the market make at least a quality honey cream:

  • For this, natural honey in large containers is first kept at low temperatures (about two weeks at 12-140 ° C), and then stirred until a cream is formed at a temperature not higher than 280 ° C.
  • sometimes freshly added product is added (in a ratio of 9: 1), then the process goes faster: it is simply stirred for a long time at high speed until the desired consistency is reached.

Such a product retains all the properties of a natural delicacy and acquires an additional bonus: it is easy to use, but the cost price of such white honey has more than usual.

Natural bee white honey has the same characteristics and the same composition as the usual beekeeping product. Depending on the terrain and pollinated plants, it can be very different, however, in general, it looks like this:

Bashkir white honey - what is it, useful properties

In the process of collecting a natural product, more than 350 plants are pollinated, 40 of which have medicinal properties and are considered significant in beekeeping. Properties of nectar:

  • boosts immunity
  • improvement of the skin,
  • relief of health with colds,
  • high blood pressure
  • relieves inflammation.

Characteristics of Altai white honey. What is the name of white honey differently?

On the shelves can be presented different varieties of Altai white honey. It is customary to divide nectar from the Altai Territories into the following types:

White honey title. Color, taste, smell

White nectar is very popular in Europe, the CIS and the USA. Bee product is something like butter and was loved by children most of all. Before you consider the beneficial properties, it is necessary to determine what is called white honey.

Today, a single name for the product has not been invented. Most likely, such a name describes those varieties that after assembly have a light shade. It is worth noting that golden-amber varieties will also acquire a whitish color during crystallization. Today, a special technology has been invented, which, with the help of whipping, allows you to create white honey masses.

Crystallization

The duration of the process of sugaring directly depends on what kind of honey is used. The period can be from one to three months. Crystallization occurs faster in those varieties where glucose prevails over the amount of fructose.

Sugared or not?

When sugared crystals are formed evenly throughout the bank. Any variety crystallizes, and the following external factors can affect the speed of the process:

  • air humidity,
  • degree of maturity
  • pretreatment before honey was poured into cans
  • storage temperature.

Composition

The composition of white honey directly depends on what kind of honey plants the hive was located. You can only select the main components of white nectar:

  • fructose,
  • glucose,
  • sucrose
  • water,
  • organic acids
  • polysaccharides,
  • ash and others

Note! All varieties of white honey contain in their composition vitamins B, vitamin K, C, E.

Calorie content

On average, the caloric content of a natural product is:

  • one teaspoon or 12 g - 36-39 kcal,
  • one tablespoon or 35 g - 106-115 kcal,
  • a cup or 360 g - an average of 1100 kcal.

What are white honey made of?

In order to understand what white honey is made of, it is worth considering honey plants. White nectar is obtained if pollen prevails:

From honey plants such as acacia, borax, linden, they also get light varieties, but they can have light greenish and amber shades.

Why is honey white and thick?

White nectar becomes after sugar, and its density depends on maturity:

  • too liquid - honey not ripened in honeycombs (the beekeeper hurried to gather it),
  • thick nectar - a phase that determines the subsequent crystallization.

Only the collected bee product can not be too thick or, conversely, pour like water. Sweetness should drip off the spoon evenly.

White bloom on honey in the bank - what does it mean? Why white honey is important to know

In addition to crystallization, nectar can flow to flowering, that is, when a white bloom on honey forms in the jar. Such a layer appeared due to the saccharification of glucose, which rose to the top of the can. The thickness of the crystallization process is quite rare. The height of the white bloom is no more than 5 mm.

Treatment of diseases

White nectar is used as a sweet, an ingredient in homemade masks, and is also actively used for medical purposes. Often, doctors may recommend the use of honey as a source of vitamins and minerals for the treatment of colds and for moisturizing the skin.

How to fake

Unscrupulous vendors add water, colorants and thickeners to nectar. Unfortunately, the usual buyer will not be able to determine the chemical composition, but visually such products can be detected. To check whether there is water, which in the future may lead to the appearance of mold, it is necessary to drip honey on a napkin. If there is an areola around the drop, it means that water was additionally added to the composition.

When adding chemicals, the product may have a heterogeneous composition and even stratify in a can. Honey should drip down a spoonful of the same mass, and not fall into pieces or pour like syrup.

Varieties of white honey. What is white honey?

Today there are many varieties of Bashkir white honey. Each species is distinguished by its taste, color, and smell, depending on where it was collected. Consider the main.

Raspberry honey

This variety is found in its pure form is quite rare. However, if you managed to find the raspberry nectar, then you can feel all the tenderness and softness of taste. Light honey with a golden hue after sugaring becomes a cream color. Raspberry nectar is not only an original dessert, but also a healing tool that helps strengthen the immune system.

White lime honey

Business card nectar - persistent and rich aroma, something like mint. The natural product has a golden color with a greenish or white tint, depending on the type of linden. Honey contains B vitamins, vitamin K and E, as well as useful enzymes and amino acids. Bee product is used for the prevention of many diseases.

White clover honey

Top grade honey is white or light amber. The smell of clover nectar can be found on the vanilla notes. Natural dessert has all the beneficial properties as a plant honey plant.

Rape Honey

Rapeseed honey has a whitish or yellowish tinge and has no particular smell. Because of its density, nectar is quickly sugared, therefore, it should be kept adhering to all the rules. The product contains water, B vitamins, vitamin C, A, K, E, PP, antioxidants, enzymes, proteins, amino acids and inorganic compounds in the form of iodine, magnesium, copper, etc. Due to its rich composition, nectar normalizes cholesterol levels blood, increases metabolic processes, strengthens the heart muscle and blood vessels.

Alfalfa Honey

Alfalfa is considered a feed crop and is grown almost throughout the territory of Russia and the CIS countries. Nectar is a useful and nutritious product, but it has one peculiarity - after collecting it immediately crystallizes and becomes white. The consistency is thick cream or thick sour cream. This is due to the fact that the composition has about 50% sucrose, which promotes sugaring.

White cotton honey

This sweetness contains a large amount of glucose and has an unusual taste: tart and sweet at the same time, without cloying. Bee product has antibacterial properties, due to which it is often used in cosmetology. According to statistics, from one field bees can collect up to 300 kg of nectar.

White acacia honey

This variety is very difficult to confuse with other products. Flowering acacia allows you to get a clear and liquid honey without a golden hue, which after sugaring acquires a fine-grained structure and becomes white. Nectar is able to cope with diabetes, eye diseases, nervous disorders and hormonal imbalances.

Dietary Honey

Thick natural product, made from the pollen of Esparcet plants, fragrant aroma, where you can catch the notes of tea rose. The color of honey is light, with a slight amber tint. It gathers mainly in Europe, in the north of Africa and in the western part of Asia.

White honey

Honey from the fire has a soft and delicate caramel flavor. The color of liquid nectar immediately after harvest is yellowish-greenish, and after saccharification the nectar becomes light. The consistency of honey is that of white wheeze, which resembles milk cream. The product is collected from a plant of fireweed, both in Russia and in the Far East, in Mongolia.

Taiga white honey

Thick and viscous nectar can be of different shades, ranging from light yellow to coffee. Collected during the summer in the northern regions of Canada and in Siberia. The bee product is being sugared in a month.

White Bashkir honey

A natural product may also have different shades, from cream to red-brown. White Bashkir honey is collected from spring to autumn in Bashkortostan. Nectar has an unobtrusive and moderately sweet taste, as well as a multi-faceted honey aroma.

White honey: useful properties and contraindications

White honey is a useful delicacy that has the following healing properties:

  • relieves cold symptoms
  • relieves cough in the period of bronchitis,
  • lowers blood pressure
  • reduces inflammation of the oral mucosa,
  • treats conjunctivitis.

Catarrhal diseases

Bee product will help get rid of colds and their symptoms: dry cough, pain in the throat, nasal congestion, sneezing, fever.

Diseases of the digestive tract

According to laboratory experiments, it was revealed that nectar has a positive effect on the activity of the gastrointestinal tract, speeding up the metabolic processes and the digestion of food. For pathological changes in the gastrointestinal tract, before consuming honey mixtures, it is worth consulting with a doctor.

Diseases of the cardiovascular system

The positive effect of the bee product on the cardiovascular system of the human body was not revealed during the experiments.

Diseases of ENT organs, bronchial asthma

In asthma, pharyngitis, bronchitis and other diseases of the respiratory system, the use of a nectar dose given by a doctor can have a positive effect only with complex medical and therapeutic treatment.

Skin diseases

Most often, the natural product is used in conjunction with wax and tar to treat eczema and psoriasis. Apply homemade ointment 3-4 times a day. All components are mixed in a water bath and after cooling the cream is ready for use.

Recovery of the nervous system after stress

For the treatment of nervous disorders and depression, honey masses have been used since ancient times, as nectar in acceptable doses has a sedative and sedative effect, anxiety decreases, sleep becomes calm, a feeling of cheerfulness appears.

Disease prevention

In order to prevent honey is taken:

  • for adults - 100 g during the day,
  • for children −30-50 g in sudki.

Honey whipped How to make a cream of white honey?

In order not to wait until the nectar turns white in a natural way, it can be made white independently. To create a cream-honey, candied and liquid nectar, cinnamon is needed. It is allowed to use any spices and additives in taste.

On average, 180 ml of candied need to take 20 ml of liquid nectar and beat until a white thick mass appears, then add cinnamon. During the whipping temperature should be strictly observed. In the end, it turns out the cream, which looks like thick condensed milk.

Beauty recipes

The natural product is actively used in cosmetology in order to moisturize and nourish the skin. Nectar also acts as an antibacterial agent that can heal minor wounds and speed up cell regeneration.

Face masks

To eliminate redness and acne, should be a maxi for the face twice a week. The components are mixed in equal proportions with honey:

  • aloe juice
  • chamomile decoction
  • strong decoction of calendula.

Hair masks

Bashkir white honey is an excellent tool for maintaining the beauty of hair. In order to awaken dormant bulbs and accelerate hair growth, we make a mask of brandy / vodka and honey. The mask is gently rubbed into the scalp for 5 minutes, then rinsed with warm water.

White honey for the body

Candied product is used to create natural scrubbing agents. To make cosmetics at home, honey is mixed with ground coffee or sea salt. The scrub is applied with massaging movements on moist skin, and then washed off with warm water.

Massage

Only liquid, not candied nectar is suitable for massage, and otherwise the effect of scrubbing will be obtained. Before the massage, honey is slightly warmed to room temperature.

Contraindications

Despite all the healing properties, it is necessary to determine in advance whether there is an allergic reaction to honey. For this you need to drop nectar on your wrist. If after 10-15 minutes there is no redness, then it is allowed to use honey. A more reliable way to identify allergies is to conduct tests.

Nectar should be refrained from those diagnosed with diabetes or acute stages of disease. It is dangerous to add nectar to the diet to people who are overweight and lead a low-active lifestyle. Before eating sweets for children under 2 years old, you should consult a doctor. Pregnant women and during lactation to such a product should be treated with caution.

How to distinguish from fake white honey

A thick natural product that is closer to the consistency of the oil is likely to contain chemical additives. Nectar can not be as white as snow. In any case, there will be a golden or greenish tint. A bee product can have a white color only if it is whipped or honey-fed bees are fed with sugar, while not letting them out of the hive.

Bee product has always been and remains a natural and useful dessert that is widely distributed throughout the world. Due to its beneficial properties and rich composition, it is possible to carry out prevention and speed up the treatment of many diseases.

What are they getting from?

White honey can be seen, most likely, at special fairs. It is worth figuring out what white honey is made of and how this healing product is called. This honey is obtained when bees collect nectar from certain plants. These include raspberries, lindens, acacia, sweet clover, fireweed, alfalfa, salvaras and other honey plants. Interestingly, the flowers in the plant honey plants can be not only white, but also have purple, purple or lilac color. Their color will not affect the color of the finished product.

It should be noted that the color of the product after pumping will not initially be white, so it becomes after a while. Pouring from the honey extractor, honey has a golden color with a greenish tinge. After saccharification of the product, it changes color and looks almost white. Candied honey is often with a grayish, yellowish or other shade. The consistency of the product is more like butter.

White honey is especially appreciated for the fact that after crystallization its useful properties even increase. Unfortunately, in natural conditions, it is not so common, because it requires certain honey culture. Often, to get white honey, beekeepers have to travel far from home to the fields planted with agricultural crops such as rape, sweet clover and sainfoin. It is difficult to get a product of completely white color, since other honey plants often grow next to the fields, which can affect the color of the finished product. In nature, large areas of honey plants are less common.

There is a large number of varieties of this sweet and healthy product. It can be of different colors, ranging from white, clear, amber and even dark brown. Honey of such an unusual color is less popular, but at the same time very tasty and healthy. It should be clarified that it is not only one type. The product is a creamy white color obtained from different honey plants. Varieties may vary in taste, smell and properties, but they are all predominantly white. More common are the varieties that are produced by bees from clover or rape, but from fireweed, raspberry, angelica or lindens, it is rather difficult to find sweetness.

It is worth considering in more detail the popular varieties of white honey.

This variety can be found quite rarely, despite the fact that raspberries grow in almost every garden. The product has a delicate taste and a bright aroma, in which the smell of raspberry flowers is felt. After pumping the product has a transparent color with amber notes, soon after crystallization the color of the product becomes creamy. Raspberry sweetness is recommended for the prevention of viral diseases. Thanks to such a valuable product, you can strengthen the immune system, cure a cold.

This grade receive during linden flowering. After pumping honey has a transparent color with an amber tint. When it crystallizes, it becomes dense with large and small crystals. Healing linden honey is an excellent tool to prevent viral diseases. A fragrant drink with the addition of a spoon of honey can alleviate cold symptoms. Due to the diaphoretic action, it should be consumed during the flu or ARVI to combat temperature and infection.

The taste and color of white honey, why got this name

White honey immediately after pumping has a light yellow color, and is called so, because after crystallization becomes almost whitelike butter. Its taste is different and depends on the honey plant. If the bees took nectar from raspberry or rose flowers, the aroma of such honey is delicate. The taste is sweet, without bitterness. It melts in the mouth, leaving a pleasant aftertaste.

White honey

Vanilla taste this sweetness gets, if the honey was a clover. Thanks alfalfa flowers Honey has a specific sweet taste and texture of cream after crystallization. Esparcetus gives it a soft, sweet taste. Linden honey is also sometimes called white, because after sugaring it acquires that color. The same situation with the white acacia bribe.

Ingredients: vitamins and minerals

Due to the fact that white honey plants are various plantsIts composition is also different.

The composition includes about three hundred minerals and trace elements.

The following main trace elements:

  • Fluorine,
  • Manganese,
  • Zinc,
  • Nickel,
  • Chromium,
  • Copper and others.
White honey in a jar

Minerals are represented by salts:

It contains a large number of essential amino acids. It contains vitamin C, vitamins of group B, vitamin K and E, and others.

100 g of the product contains from 280 to 320 kilocalories.

Beneficial features

In different countries white honey is valued on the basis of the honey plant. In the United States, donikovy is preferred in this respect. In Russia - lime and acacia.

Due to the presence of enzymes in its composition, white honey has a positive effect on digestion. It is taken during dietary procedures. If the reception was preceded by physical and mental stress, it will help restore the tone of the body. Since white honey has a healing effect due to its bactericidal properties, it is recommended to use it after injuries and surgeries.

The boy eats honey

Unlike other varieties, he useful for small children, but not babies. At this age, you need four to five times to reduce the dose of admission, compared with an adult. It is better to use it in its pure form on an empty stomach, after washing down after 1 minute with a glass of warm water. Hot environment is detrimental to enzymes and vitamins. Therefore, you should not dilute this sweetness in hot tea or just in boiling water.

White honey helps to cope with neurosistherefore, it is useful to take it at night before going to bed, it has antiseptic properties. Successfully fights against angina, bronchitis, acute respiratory diseases.

This beekeeping product can also help restore heart rhythm, intestinal, liver and kidney function.

White honey - the concept of the national, which includes many varieties of honey, and therefore its useful properties are different.

What turns out, what honey plant?

Since there are a lot of honey plants in white honey, the nectar harvest period is extended over time. It begins in spring and ends in autumn.

White acacia nectar harvested in the southern regions of the country in May. It is in these areas that it is distributed, so honey is obtained without impurities. This honey plant blooms for two weeks, and nectar is collected in about ten days. Despite such a short time, the bees have time to produce honey in large volumes. For example, from one hectare of acacia stands up to 0.8 tons of honey are produced.

Bee collects nectar on a flower of white acacia

White honey also comes out of limewhich blooms profusely in June-July, depending on the climatic conditions of growth. A bee collects nectar from a single honey tree to produce up to 15 kg of honey. With 1 hectare of plantings - about one ton.

Linden flowers and bee

Donnik as honey plant is especially valuable by its healing properties. This is a herbaceous biennial plant that blooms in the second year all summer and early autumn. Up to 0.3 tons of honey is harvested from 1 ha of sowing.

Yellow clover

Another honey white honey is alfalfa.that blooms from June to late summer. One flower blooms from two to four days. From 1 ha of sowing, the bees take a bribe, from which honey is produced from 0.1 to 0.3 tons. Do Esparcetand on the return of nectar and timing of flowering similar characteristics.

Bee collects nectar from alfalfa flower

Raspberry is of particular interest to bees.. It blooms from May to August - during the hottest period of the year. It depends on the variety and growing conditions. In remontant varieties, the flowering period is extended. Bees are happy to collect nectar from this plant due to its aroma. The same is obtained and honey - fragrant, fragrant and sweet.

Raspberry flower with bee

Storage conditions

In order to preserve longer the beneficial properties of white honey, its stored at a temperature of +5 to +18 degrees.

The period of crystallization depends on the honey plant and is determined by several months. Air humidity preferably kept around 60%. Direct sunlight affects the structure of honey. Under these storage conditions, it retains its beneficial properties of one and a half - two years. The best container - glass. Plastic food suitable for transportation and temporary storage.

What are the main diseases treats?

White honey helps to cope with the problems of the respiratory tract, helps with coughing, bronchitis, acute respiratory infections. With eye disease (conjunctivitis) it is enough to make honey solution and wash them several times to remove the inflammatory processes. Suffering gastrointestinal diseases it is also useful because honey restores the intestinal microflora. Therefore, when gastritis it is taken orally.

Due to the positive effect of white honey, the metabolism is normalized, the kidneys, heart and liver function are improved. Honey helps from insomnia, has soothing properties.

White honey as the collective name of many varieties of honey, has as many unique beneficial properties. It is valuable both for lovers to enjoy sweets and true connoisseurs of this bee product. Its use has a beneficial effect on the human body. and helps to cope with many diseases.

Ways to get natural white honey

Many lovers of bee products are interested in the question of what white honey is made of. Immediately, we note that making white honey is very difficult. The most important point is that the apiary should be as far as possible from the honey plants, whose nectar gives the honey dark shades. This is the only way to get white honey.

How to make white honey? Above, we have already said that the most important condition that must be observed is to place an apiary near the desired honey plant, but at the same time, there should not be areas with plants that give nectar of dark shades nearby. At first glance, a simple task is actually very difficult.

Why is white honey? After the crystallization is complete, a white deposit is formed on the surface of the nectar. It is the presence of this additional layer that caused the appearance of such a name. In addition, white scurf speaks of high quality and naturalness of the product.

How to recognize a fake?

As mentioned above, white honey varieties are very valuable. That is why scammers try to fake them. When buying bee sweets, you must be able to distinguish a natural product from counterfeit. In order not to fall for the tricks of fraudsters, it is necessary to pay attention to such signs:

  1. Natural white honey has a consistency of oil and about the same viscosity.
  2. It is best to purchase donnikovye, acacia and lime varieties, since they are easiest to distinguish from fakes.
  3. White varieties are not always pure white, sometimes light green or yellow shades are seen in them.
  4. Buy the product you need only from proven beekeepers. As visiting merchants can easily shove a fake. The situation is similar with fairs.

Cold storage

It is not necessary to keep white honey in the refrigerator, because our ancestors did without this miracle of technology. But if you have not found any other place, you can put bee sweetness here. The main thing is that the humidity meets the requirements and the temperature conditions are respected.

White honey is collected from several honey plants, so its composition may be different. The product contains 38-41% fructose, 33-36% glucose, 23-29% moisture, as well as sucrose and other trace elements.

In total, the product contains several hundred different minerals and trace elements. Among them I would like to mention fluorine, zinc, nickel and copper.

Do not forget about amino acids, which are the most important source of energy and are easily absorbed by the body. As for vitamins, there are groups B, C, K and E.

100 g of "bee gift" contains 320 kcal.

Types of Desserts with Honey

If you look wider at the situation, you may find that in addition to white honey, there are several delicacies that are tried to give a milky shade in order to increase its value:

  1. Honey of any kind can be made white, for this it is enough to whip it at low speed. Western beekeepers came up with this trick, and more recently, they have begun to actively use ours. Many cooks use this technique in the preparation of cream honey or cream souffle. Make this dessert at home can anyone.
  2. There is another method of obtaining white honey - dramatically increase the amount of sugar in the diet of bees. But such a product does not bear any benefit and does not possess the healing properties of natural white nectar. In addition, large amounts of sugar in the feed can greatly harm our workers.
  3. Some beekeepers add royal jelly to it to increase the usefulness of white honey. So, the resulting product really acquires unique healing properties, but has one major drawback - not long stored. Buying honey with royal jelly on the market, be extremely careful, because there is a high risk to purchase a fake.
  4. The Americans came up with another way to make white honey. But they present it not as a healing product, but as a delicacy. To make an American dessert, mix honey, gelatin, cardamom, hops, water and bring to a boil over low heat. After that, the mixture is drawn and the result is a delicious dessert.

Summing up

White honey varieties have unique characteristics and a large number of useful properties. This nectar is considered to be elite and highly rated among beekeepers. Actively used in medicine for the treatment of various diseases. Unscrupulous beekeepers are trying to fake white honey, so be extremely careful and buy bee sweetness only from proven beekeepers.

Taste and appearance

If we talk about an absolutely pure bee product without dyes and additives, then it will have a slightly creamy color, since it is simply impossible to force the bees to collect nectar exclusively from those plants that are best suited. Consequently, some of the "raw materials" will give a darker shade, so the product will have a color from dark yellow to light cream.

As for taste, then everything depends on the honey plant. For example, if most of the nectar was collected from the clover flowers, then the sweetness will have a vanilla flavor. It is precisely because each individual honey plant gives its unique taste and aroma, to describe the general notes that are present in any white honey is almost impossible.

Popular varieties

Popular products include such products, for which nectar from plants common in the CIS is required.

These include the following variations: raspberry, white clover honey, alfalfa and cotton.

These are the most common variants of light-colored honey. There are other honey plants, from which you can get white sweetness (mint, canola, sage and others).

Rare varieties

The most rare variety is kandyk honey, as this plant is listed in the Red Book, and its area of ​​growth is annually reduced. It is incredibly difficult to find a product from a kandyk, so it is expensive

Other rare varieties include cypraic, tavolgovy and apple-cherry.

Chemical composition

The composition of white honey consists of phenolic acids, flavonoids and other substances, such as apigenin, crisin, pinocembrin and acacetin. It contains more vitamins, enzymes and active substances than other varieties. Also contains water (up to 20%), organic acids (up to 0.1%), cane sugar (up to 0.4%), inverted sugar (up to 82%), glucose (37%), dextrins (8%) , ash (up to 0.65%) and fructose (up to 41%).

Can I make white honey at home

It should immediately be said that it is extremely difficult to get 100% natural white honey at home without using any other impurities. However, there are several options that will give the desired color of sweetness without harm to taste and rich composition.

The first option - a mixture with royal jelly. Perhaps this is the most natural and useful product. By adding royal jelly, you not only get the desired color, but also increase the value of the original product. The point is that it is quite difficult to take royal jelly in its pure form, since it is possible to exceed the dose, which will have a negative effect on the body. But using a mixture of two bee products, you get a huge amount of useful vitamins and trace elements and do not worry about the dosage.

The second option - beating fresh honey. This option provides for the machining of freshly pumped product, after which it acquires a creamy color and retains it until crystallization (about a year). It looks like margarine, it does not stick to fingers and leaves no greasy marks. Some varieties even improve their performance (rapeseed) after such manipulations.

How to distinguish a fake

Now we know what white honey is and what a product of an unusual color is made of. Since some qualities of white sweetness are overestimated, its price is several times higher than the price of darker varieties than unscrupulous sellers use, offering various fakes.

You should start with the fact that the product should not be whiter than the container in which it is sold. Most often, to emphasize the unusualness, a fake is made too white, which is why it looks like sour cream.

The second indicator - the consistency. As mentioned above, the only honey that initially has white color (before sugar consumption) is threshing. If you are sure that this plant does not grow in your region, it means that the product is false. If the color turned out as a result of machining, then check it is not difficult (does not leave stains on clothes).

The third indicator - the smell. Any bee product should smell like flowers. In the case where the sweetness gives caramel, cocoa or anything else that is not comparable with the natural smell of flowering plants, then you have a fake.

This concludes the discussion of white honey. Do not exaggerate the beneficial properties of this sweet, as any bee product is extremely useful for humans. If you want to increase the utility, then you should add bee milk. Use our recommendations to distinguish the original from the fake.

What is whipped honey

Nature has taken care that bees, collecting sweet nectar from plants, create a useful natural product. The man came up with a way to improve it, while maintaining its taste and properties. Whipped honey is a beekeeping product with a creamy consistency, obtained by applying a special technology to obtain a light color and crystallization. You can make a honey delicacy at home using a blender or mixer, but whipping the sweet mass will take at least half an hour or more.

What are white honey made of?

The air consistency is maintained for a long time, which is facilitated by the mechanical processing of the freshly collected and pumped out bee product. The crystallization process will take a whole year, which will confirm the quality of the delicacy with a delicate taste, if a natural beekeeping product is used to make it. White honey is made with the addition of royal jelly, but offers to buy such a creamy delicacy cheaply should be alerted - this is a very valuable and rare composition, therefore the price for it is consistently high.

Why is he white

The natural or mechanical method, in which it is necessary to observe the temperature conditions, is a simple explanation of why honey is white. Fresh bee product is collected from certain honey plants, and it whitens, retaining a greenish or amber shade, after crystallization. Since the volume of this pure white honey delicacy is very small, a large amount of rich and delicate delicacy can taste if you beat the usual honey and make it freeze.

The benefits of lime

Natural light shade of lime honey has a delicate balsamic aroma. After crystallization, which lasts six months, the honey delicacy of linden flowers does not cease to possess its unique smell, but becomes thick, becomes light yellow in color and still retains excellent healing properties. It will not be difficult to find an application for the beneficial properties of linden honey - from colds, diseases of the liver, kidneys, bladder, heart, nervous system to the general strengthening of the body.

The benefits of raspberry

Blooming raspberries attract bees so much that these insects can simply ignore other honey plants, collecting nectar from their home or wild shrubs. Fragrant, nutritious, rich in vitamins, with a mild taste without bitterness - this is a list that complements the beneficial properties of raspberry honey. The creamy structure of the delicacy melts nicely in the mouth, so this variety is suitable for the treatment of stomatitis. If you dilute it with milk, you will quickly cure the respiratory system, and for prophylactic purposes, nectar from raspberry flowers will help strengthen the immune system.

White acacia

If you want to buy a natural beekeeping product with universal characteristics in an online store at an inexpensive price, you should order acacia honey through the catalog. Transparent in appearance, not milky-white, but when it evaporates, it becomes thick, resembling a whipped cream. The main difference between the properties of honey of white acacia is the lack of restrictions for people suffering from allergies, so a tasty honey treat can be given to children without fear.

Cyprus

When you need to cope with insomnia or calm down loose nerves, you should find this product of beekeeping among the gifts of nature. Bees can collect pollen from the honey plant, known to science as willow herb, on the fields or roadsides, because these purple or bright red flowers are much more famous under a different name - Ivan-tea. The exceptional properties of honey to white sausage provided the composition, among the valuable substances: tannin, ascorbic acid, a set of vitamins of group B, antioxidants.

A short list of problems associated with various diseases, the treatment of which is recommended to use this honey delicacy, looks like this:

  • body aches with flu, ARVI,
  • removal of sore throat, pain relief when swallowing,
  • chronic heartburn, constipation,
  • increased acidity of the stomach,
  • anemia,
  • frequent headaches
  • dysfunction in the male reproductive system,
  • weak walls of blood vessels
  • convulsions.

Bashkir White Rose

The tradition of making this rare and very valuable beekeeping product is passed from one generation to another. A peculiar taste in which the shade of mowed herbs, mint, is captured, which makes it possible to stand out among the other varieties. Another distinguishing feature is the rich palette, which varies from transparent to yellowish brown. The white rose is capable of surprising Bashkir honey. In addition to well-known honey plants (linden, acacia, sweet clover, clover), bees can collect nectar from the wild rose.

The medicinal plant gives the nourishing properties to a honey delicacy generously, therefore, in its pure form it is used in such cases:

  • when the body is depleted after illness,
  • to strengthen the immunity before the season of colds,
  • for wound healing
  • to strengthen the walls of blood vessels, with atherosclerosis,
  • with fatigue, tendency to depression, stress.

Valery, 32 years

From a trip to the Altai Mountains, I brought a large jar of taiga honey. At a cost not much more expensive than good vitamins from the pharmacy, but a natural product, and even with the cedar scent of taiga! I ate on an empty stomach in the morning on a tablespoon all winter and spring. There was no cold, not even a cold in the whole time, there was enough cheerfulness and energy, a good sleep. Very pleased with the purchase.

I was sure that honey itself is such a product that causes allergies. And then it turned out that if sugar is used in manufacturing, the reaction cannot be avoided. I was looking for a variant of a useful dessert for the child, so they advised me to buy acacia honey, but it must be clean, free of impurities. Then it is considered safe for allergies.

I was surprised when I heard the question of whether there is white honey? It happens, and even some! I was lucky to try cotton, rapeseed, Bashkir White Rose, from alfalfa. Each taste is unique, as well as healing properties. I stock up on jars for the future at the honey fair, where prices are low, and rare varieties of 600 rubles per kilo can be found.

Watch the video: Review of russian honeys: polyfloral honey, buckwheat honey, linden honey (October 2019).

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