Initially it has a straw yellow color, but can vary from light amber to a shade with reddish reflections. After its slow crystallization it assumes a grayish-white hue, with a pasty consistency with fine crystals.
Its flavor is reminiscent of amarall almonds, while on the nose it smells like cherry blossoms. In the kitchen it goes well with some long-aged cheeses, such as Grana and Asiago. Harvesting takes place during the month of April.
The characteristics of this sweet elixir are not limited to just the intoxicating flavor, in fact, numerous benefits are destined for our body:
It is detoxifying
It has diuretic properties that help the kidneys in their functions;
- It is an energy source as it is rich in vitamins and minerals;
- It is an excellent tonic;
- It is antioxidant;
- It is disinfectant for typical infections of the respiratory tract;
- It is an excellent sedative for cough and sore throat;
But not only! ... You will be interested to know that it is used in cosmetics as a beauty mask for dull skins. In short, it is a rare honey because it is difficult to obtain, but at the same time rich in everything it contains.