It seems unbelievable to say but the different kinds of honey are limitless because the variables that influence its production are many: the flowers or plants from which pollen are obtained during the flight of bees, the geographical area, the altitude and season in which it is produced all have a decisive influence in the production of honey.

As far as bee pollen is concerned, it should be remembered that bees obtain pollen from different flowers, therefore, it is impossible to have a honey produced exclusively from a variety of plants, but you’ll get pure honey that has a unique scent such as linden, orange blossom, lavender, and many others.

In this article, we’ll be discussing the different types of honey found all over the world and their health benefits. Let’s get started right away.

Rosemary Honey

This type of honey is light yellow with a unique taste. It is useful in the treatment of vascular diseases since it improves blood circulation in the body. It also enhances the proper functioning of the liver and bile. It is useful in cases of gout, high blood pressure, and rheumatism.

Goldenrod Honey

As the name implies, Goldenrod honey has a golden yellow color and contains fantastic flavor and aroma. It is readily used as a diuretic since it helps stimulate the secretion of liquids and remove toxins from the body. It is also active in cases of anxiety, nervous disorders, and acute stress.

Acacia Honey

Acacia honey has an extremely light color and a pleasant taste. This type of honey is widely accepted by many individuals because of its flavor. It is ideal for children but not recommended for children below the age of one. Acacia honey is excellent for patients who are recovering from illness.

It is also useful in the treatment of poor blood circulation and constipation. It is suitable for treating insomnia, anxiety, and tension due to its sedative features.

It is highly recommended that you drink a cup of lemon tea with a tablespoon of acacia for a sound sleep.

Chestnut Honey

Chestnut honey has a unique brownish color. Most people who consume this honey do not like it because of its strong taste. It is one of the best honey for healing diseases, due to its antibiotic effect.

Chestnut honey is ideal for jaundice, ulcers, urinary tract infections, poor blood circulation, and fatigued heart muscle. It also stimulates the proper digestion of food. It is recommended that you take a tablespoon of chestnut honey just before you sleep to prevent constipation.

Chestnut honey is good for cleaning the teeth, and it is even better than toothpaste. It is often recommended that smokers take a spoonful of Chestnut honey to remove toxins from the body.

Dandelion Honey

Dandelion honey has a unique yellow color, dominant flavor and it crystalizes quickly. It is used in the treatment of liver diseases such as cirrhosis, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, and gastric diseases.

It is also useful in treating colitis, gastritis, and constipation. It is recommended that you take a tablespoon of dandelion honey together with mineral water.

Floral Honey

Floral honey is obtained from different species of flowers, depending on your geographical area. It has a unique taste and aromatic flavor. Due to its nutritional value, it is useful in improving immunity to diseases. Floral honey gives terrific results in the treatment of seasonal allergies and severe asthma.

In cases of acute asthma, it ideal to use floral honey, since it contains pollen of all kinds of flowers that cause allergies. Take a tablespoon of honey daily for one year to properly recover and fight against allergies.

Honey from the Mountain

Mountain honey is highly appreciated for its medicinal properties. It is gotten from unpolluted mountain herbs, and it’s widely popular due to its healing features.

Mountain honey has a great antimicrobial property, even when diluted. It is used to treat respiratory problems, relieve cough, sore throat and increase immunity.

In modern medicine, mountain honey is used to disinfect skin infections and wounds effectively. It is also useful in treating inflammation caused by bacteria and viruses.

To strengthen your body, drink a cup of warm almond milk sweetened with a little mountain honey at least half an hour before breakfast.

Lavender Honey

Lavender honey is a special type of honey with intense flavor and aroma, and you can find them in a variety of colors. It is one of the best types of honey for treating diseases

Lavender honey is especially recommended for pregnant women and people who suffer from calcium deficiency, problems with bones and teeth, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, etc.

It also stimulates proper digestion, cleanses the lungs and relieves acute cough. People who are allergic to pollen should consume lavender honey daily.

Rape Honey

Rape honey is light yellow, and it contains a considerable amount of flower pollen. It crystalizes immediately after it is extracted, which makes it easy to distinguish it from bad honey. It cleanses the liver and regulates the level of fatty acids in the body.

Buckwheat Honey

Buckwheat honey has the darkest color of all types of honey. It has a robust and spicy flavor. It is very rich in minerals and antioxidants and is, therefore, the most effective honey for treating diseases.

It is useful in the treatment of anemia and works very well in cases of a persistent cough. To relieve cough in children, give them a small teaspoon of buckwheat honey before going to bed.

Forest Honey (Honey Spray)

Forest or honey spray is highly regarded by many individuals. It has a great taste and dark in color. It crystallizes very quickly. It is specially made from the molasses that are produced under certain climatic conditions. It has potent anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial property.

It is highly abundant in iron, so most nutritionists recommend it especially for anemic individuals and those who recover after a severe illness or surgery. It is also rich in minerals with low sugar content, so diabetics and athletes are often advised to take it daily.

Even pregnant women can take it during pregnancy. This type of honey is useful in the treatment of pneumonia: it is advisable to add a tablespoon of forest honey to 1/3 liter of herbal tea and take it three times daily before meals.

Eucalyptus Honey

 Eucalyptus honey is moderately aromatic, brown and has a persistent and robust taste, with a not too sweet taste and a slightly salty aftertaste.

Due to its distinct aroma, it is not suitable as a sweetener. Instead, it lends itself well to enriching seasonings for raw salad or in sauces based on butter to dress vegetables; it also goes well with tasty cheeses.

Eucalyptus honey has the virtue of being an antiseptic of the respiratory tract, which is why it is widely used during the winter season to treat colds.

Linden Honey

Linden Honey is super clear, almost transparent and has a sweet taste. It has an intense, aromatic, practically mentholated odor, reminiscent of that type of linden flowers, with a refreshing, mildly sweet and slightly sour taste.

Linden honey is perfect in desserts and suitable for sweetening hot tea and baked fruits. For its aromatic taste, it is ideal in tasty cheese

Linden honey is known as a sedative of the nervous system and is also great for excellent digestion. It promotes sweating, relieves spasms and pain. It is ideal for addressing kidney problems since it helps remove toxins from the body.

People with poor heart function should not take linden honey. Special recommendation: if you have asthma, take a teaspoon of linden honey.

Manuka honey

This last type of honey is specially produced from the flowers of the famous Manuka tree which is only found in New Zealand. It is said to be the healthiest honey in the world. It has a great antibacterial property, which is not present in any other type of honey. It helps fight against many tough bacteria such as MRSA, as shown by many users all over the world.

It is efficient in the treatment of various ailments, and it improves the immune system. Take a spoonful of manuka honey every hour to treat acute inflammations.


As you have seen, there are several types of honey with different properties for health, and it is necessary to use organic honey to treat various diseases. So, it’s up to you to choose the best one for you and your loved ones.

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