Raw Organic Wild Lavender Honey - 40g tester
Raw, Unpasteurised & 100% Organic.
Pleasant light shade of orange going a creamy light brown when set.
Subtle floral flavour with a hint of vanilla like creaminess.
Comes from Rioja in Spain, a largely untouched, wild and diverse region in northern Spain.
What does the raw Lavender Honey taste like? This is a light and pleasing herb flower honey, it has floral notes and a creaminess like vanilla - but doesn't have quite as strong a flavour as honey from cultivated lavender. This honey comes from bees feeding on the wild lavender bushes in Spain. It is different from the tree sap honey which is often dark in appearance and strong in taste, this honey tends to be very mild, light and softer in taste.
Colour? This honey is a light shade of orange, going a creamy light brown colour when set.
Where does the honey come from? This variety of chestnut honey comes from Rioja in Spain, a largely untouched, wild and diverse region in central to north Spain. The soil here is very rich and his hives are in a series of wild and mountainous national parks.
Who produces this honey? This oak variety comes from Alvaro, a beekeeper with a passion for producing raw honey of the very highest quality. His honeys have a full, rich flavour typical of many products from the region.
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 “lavender” is from the Latin verb “lavare”, which means “to 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. For more information on why honey sets visit this article and for a more scientific explanation go to wikipedia.
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*Product photo is representative of this product. Honey colour and texture may vary depending on the season and level of crystalization. Please check the product title and description for accurate contents.*
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