The Linden tree (also called a Basswood or a Lime tree) grows throughout many areas of Europe and North America. These trees can grow to over 100 feet tall and live for hundreds of years. In Europe, they are frequently planted for shade trees along city streets and in town squares. Linden trees bloom in late June and July.
This Linden honey comes to you from the Piedmont region of Italy, at the foot of the Alps.
Light Amber in color, Linden honey has a very distinctive taste. It is medium sweet, with a woodsy flavor. Strong flavors of mint and lime will linger on the palate. Linden honey is excellent for treating sore throats and upper respiratory ailments. It also has a mild sedative effect, which helps to calm the mind and body.