Thyme is a herb. In Greece, thyme has fanatic lovers, however, bees are also thyme lovers. It is a high quality honey. Thyme honey is considered a top type of honey, known worldwide for its special and vivid honey colour, its extremely pleasant flavour (with an intense aftertaste), and its wonderful light amber colour. It is a sweet type of honey. Due to its high fructose content it causes a slight “burn” to the pharynx.
It is collected from thyme meadows in South – Eastern Peloponnese at an altitude of 300m – 1300m. Many of these areas are included in the NATURA 2000 Network, which is a network of nature protection areas in the territory of the European Union.
It contains many simple and complex sugars necessary to the human body, organic acids, aromatic substances and enzymes. It contains calcium, potassium, sodium, zinc, magnesium, iron, copper. It has antiseptic properties. Frequent use of honey regulates bowel function and promotes wellness.
Thyme honey is an excellent strengthening food, because it adds on the natural strength of the human body.