Eryngo Honey

Eryngo Honey

Dominant nectar-producing plant: Different species of Eryngo (gray, Bougainvillea) Eryngo plant – scientifically known as Eryngium sp – More than 11 species of Eryngo grow in Iran. Distinct key species with the scientific name as Eryngium Billardieri.
Key zones for producing Eryngo 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: Eryngo honey—processed from the nectar of diverse species of Eryngo (more than 11 species of Eryngo 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 Eryngo can be harvested. Eryngo 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, Eryngo honey is valuable due to the lack of such chemicals as pesticides and fertilizers.

Product Specification

 

Honey Color
based on
Pfund index