Floral Source: The Linden tree (also called a Lime tree or Basswood tree) grows throughout many areas of Europe and North America. Linden trees can grow over 100 feet tall and live for up to 1,000 years. In Europe, they are frequently planted for shade along city streets and in town squares. The trees generally bloom in late June and into July.
Origin: This linden honey comes from the Piedmont area of Italy.This region lies at the foot of the Alps, and borders both France and Switzerland.
Color and Taste: Light amber in color, linden honey has a very distinctive taste. It is medium sweet, with a woodsy flavor, and then distinct notes of mint and lime that linger on the palate.
Health and Wellness: While all raw honey helps to promote good health and wellness, linden honey is excellent for treating sore throats, colds, coughs and laryngitis. It is also a mild sedative and helps to calm both mind and body.