Linden Honey (Bashkortostan region)
Linden honey is a premiere Russian honey. It is of a greenish color, when fresh, but in time, its color becomes clear to amber with a yellow tone. It has a very strong linden blossom smell, specific aftertaste and is rich in fructose. In Russia, this honey varietal is widely used in the treatment of sore throat, rhinitis, and laryngitis. Mixed with lemon, it is good in preventing colds. When taken with tea, linden honey is also used for the treatment of the liver and gall bladder, and it alleviates the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract.