- Basswood Honey
From the Western Appalachian Mountains about 15 miles from TN, this honey if from the linden tree. Sometimes referred to as the "Lime Tee" (Europe). The honey has citrus notes with a mild bitter aftertaste. Unique and beautiful this honey is renowned for it's medicinal claims.
Linden flowers contain essential oil, bitter tannins, flavonoids, coumarin, saponins, wax, sugar, glucose, carotene, vitamins, micro-and macronutrients. Medicine from them increases urination, perspiration, improves the flow of gastric juice, increases the secretion of digestive glands and facilitates the flow of bile, also act as anti-inflammatory and relaxing.