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Goldenrod honey is an extremely valued and rare honey. It owes its healing properties to goldenrod flowers. It has a bactericidal, diuretic and diastolic effect. Find out what is the use of goldenrod honey and its price.

Goldenrod honeyis made from goldenrod flowers. Goldenrod, also known as mimosa or golden virgin, is a very valued plant. Goldenrod flowers are yellow in color, bloom from July to September. Goldenrod is an expansive plant. It spread across Poland on a very large scale. For this reason, it is often treated as a weed. On the other hand, it is extremely desirable among herbalists and beekeepers due to its healing properties. Goldenrod has a strong diuretic, antibacterial and diastolic effect. It supports the treatment of wounds and ulcers.

Contents:

  1. Goldenrod honey - properties and application
  2. Goldenrod honey for the urinary tract
  3. Goldenrod honey for colds
  4. Goldenrod honey - effect on the skin
  5. Goldenrod honey and the circulatory system
  6. Goldenrod honey - how to use?
  7. Goldenrod honey - taste, crystallization
  8. Goldenrod honey - price
  9. Goldenrod honey - where to buy?

Goldenrod honey - properties and application

Goldenrod honey owes its healing properties to the flowers from which it is obtained, i.e. goldenrod. Thanks to it, goldenrod honey contains flavonoids (including quercetin) and tannins, organic acids. It is rich in vitamins and bactericidal substances.

Goldenrod honey, due to its healing properties, is mainly used in the kitchen. It is most often added to a variety of dishes, such as cereals, porridge, pancakes, sandwiches, fruit or natural yoghurt. It is also used for baking. Goldenrod honey can be added to tea or coffee instead of sugar. It can also be eaten on its own.

Goldenrod honey is also used in cosmetics as an ingredient of masks, hair conditioners, body scrubs and lipsticks. It can also be added to healing baths.

Goldenrod is used to produce a yellow dye for dyeing fabrics.

Goldenrod honey for the urinary tract

Due to the strong bactericidal effect due to the content of anthocyanins and flavonoids. It is also a diuretic. Goldenrod honey supports the functioning of the kidneys and the urinary system. It also helps in the fight against cystitis and kidney stones.

Goldenrod honey for colds

Goldenrod honey exhibits antibiotic activity, one of the highest among other honeys. It also works diaphoretic. For this reason, it is perfect for colds and flu. Supports the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections. In addition, it strengthens the body's immunity, therefore its consumption is recommended as a preventive measure, especially in the autumn and winter season.

Goldenrod honey - effect on the skin

Goldenrod honey has a bactericidal effect and soothes inflammation. So it can be used to cleanse and improve the condition of the skin. A honey face mask for the face will effectively nourish the skin, help get rid of blemishes and soothe irritation. In addition, it can prevent the formation of wrinkles.

Goldenrod honey and the circulatory system

Thanks to the content of quercetin and rutin, goldenrod honey strengthens blood vessels. It also lowers blood pressure and improves blood circulation.

Goldenrod honey - how to use?

For goldenrod honey to have a positive effect on our he alth, it should be consumed regularly. The daily recommended dose of goldenrod honey should not exceed 40 g. It is also worth making a solution of honey with water, because the organic substances contained in honey dissolved in water become better absorbed.

It should be remembered that goldenrod honey, like other honeys, is quite caloric, therefore people who are slimming and suffering from diabetes should not consume too much of it.

Goldenrod honey - taste, crystallization

Goldenrod honey, like most honeys, is sweet. It has a characteristic, lemon-like sour aftertaste. It is honey with a pleasant aroma. It crystallizes relatively quickly, creating a creamy consistency. Goldenrod honey comes in shades of yellow to amber. It becomes much brighter after crystallization.

Goldenrod honey - price

Goldenrod honey is quite expensive due to the difficulty in obtaining it. The price of a liter jar is about PLN 40 and above.

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Goldenrod honey is quite difficult to obtain, because the plant from which it is obtained blooms at the end of summer and throughout the autumn. For bees, it is a time of getting ready for winter. For this reason, the production of goldenrod honey is very limited. Goldenrod honey is often abee food for the winter.

Goldenrod honey - where to buy?

Honey is best bought directly from beekeepers. Then we are guaranteed to buy a real and natural product. They can also be purchased in organic food stores or online stores. However, it is important to buy them from reliable sources.

About the authorWeronika RumińskaA graduate of Polish philology with an editorial and publishing specialization at the University of Warsaw. She developed her interests related to the editor's work already during her master's studies, actively cooperating with Poradnikzdrowie.pl on the editorial path and social media. Privately, a lover of good crime fiction and horse riding.

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