Raw Organic Wild Lavender Honey
Raw organic wild lavender honey is a light and pleasing herb flower honey, it has floral notes and a creaminess like vanilla. Wild lavender honey is good for protecting, soothing abrasions and burns. It is also especially good because it is so mild children love it on its own and appreciate the subtle taste.
Colour: This particular honey is a light shade of orange, going a creamy light brown colour when set.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of wild lavender honey comes from the northern mountain ranges of Madrid in Spain known as Sierra De Guadarrama.
Who produces the honey? The bees of Antonio Simon, a 4thgeneration beekeeper who takes pride in producing honey in a traditional way without adding or taking away anything. Antonio’s hives are mainly based in the mountain ranges of north of Madrid. His beekeeping practices and the land he has his hives on have been certified as organic by the Committee of Organic Agriculture in Madrid
Any information about the plant the honey comes from? The wild lavender plant is a herbaceous perennial shrub, sometimes known as cantueso in Spanish. You find it growing everywhere on mountain sides and the uncultivated common land that is so widespread in Spain. The oil from lavender is widely used as an essential oil in aromatherapy, because it is said to aid relaxation and sleep.
Common Uses: Wild lavender honey is good for protecting and soothing abrasions and burns (although obviously see your doctor if it is a bad abrasion or burn). It is also especially good poured over cheese! And because it is so mild children love it on its own and appreciate the subtle taste.
More Wild Lavender honey facts: The Greeks and Romans used it to scent their baths and their linen. The word œlavender is from the Latin verb œlavare, which means œto wash. Wild lavender honey is a favourite of many due to its beautiful delicate flavour. It is said to assist in a good nights sleep if used in a pillow.
Please know that raw honey does crystalise and this is a natural process that occurs mainly due to the natural glucose in raw honey.