Citrus Fruits and Acacia

Acacia honey is one of the best known and appreciated qualities. Pseudoacacia L., scientific name of the plant belonging to the Mimosacee family. Like other types of unifloreal honey, also that of acacia is also subject to the particular climatic conditions of each year. Its rich content of beneficial substances are found in every way very useful for the treatment of some patents breathed and not only.

Characteristics of acacia honey

Characteristics of acacia honey
The organoleptic characteristics of acacia honey are mostly similar to those indicated by the varieties of lavender and on the. The color is therefore very clear, from a very light yellow to a straw yellow. This occurs in the liquid state, which however covers most of the storage period.

The coloring can become cloudy due to a partial crystallization, which in any case will never reach a complete stage. The scent is vaguely floral, with hints of acacia flowers, while the taste is sweet without a particular aftertaste or level of acidity.

Curative and beneficial properties

Sweetener with a great energy power, acacia honey can be considered in all respects a natural energizer able to supply the nervous system with new energy. Its high digestibility and the content of proteins, vitamins, mineral salts and amino acids also makes it an appreciated tonic.

A natural remedy that can also be used by light diabetics, since its sugar content is largely due to fructose and therefore does not require insulin for its metabolization.

It is also effective in the treatment of sore throat, although to a lesser extent than the varieties of manuka or honeydew, as well as detoxifying the liver and a laxative remedy.

Acacia honey is also considered by some pediatricians suitable for use even in children under the age of 12 months as a natural sweetener. It is finally considered a valid aid also against stomach acid and for the well being of the digestive system.