Zul Honey

Zul Honey

Dominant nectar-producing plant: Different species of Zul (gray, Bougainvillea) Zul plant – scientifically known as Eryngium sp – More than 11 species of Zul grow in Iran. Distinct key species with the scientific name as Eryngium Billardieri.
Key zones for producing Zul honey: Zagros vegetation in provinces of Azerbaijan – Lorestan, Kurdistan, and Alborz mountain range
Honey harvesting Season: July – August
Color of honey: amber
Crystallization period: crystalize in several months approximately


Medical properties: Zul honey—processed from the nectar of diverse species of Zul (more than 11 species of Zul are grown in Iran’s mountainous areas and plains, and most of these species are highly attractive to bees for their nectar). Namely, Eryngium from the Umbellifers. This plant is found mostly found in the mountainous regions to the west, and the vegetative zones of the Zagros, wherein such areas the honey with a predominance of Zul can be harvested. Zul honey is one of the tastiest and colorful kinds of honey produced in the heights of the mountainous regions of Iran. Not to mention that high quality, It is high in phenolic and flavonoid compounds that bear such therapeutic effects as being diuretic, alleviating, sexual enhancive, sedative, beneficial to diabetic and liver diseases. Similar to many other types of honey, which are harvested from mountainous regions of Iran, Zul honey is valuable due to the lack of such chemicals as pesticides and fertilizers.

Product Specification


Honey Color
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Pfund index

Zul honey