It is harvested from the famous wild Cretan thyme that flourishes in the mountainous regions of Crete.
Late spring till early summer
It has a strong taste, golden color, and botanical aromas.
Thyme honey is widely used to fight infections. It has antibacterial, antioxidant and antiseptic activity. It acts as a natural boost for the human body.
It’s excellent flavor pairs well with yoghurt, walnuts, buttered toast, Feta and goats’ cheese.
It is prized with Great Taste Award 2014.
-It is widely used in alternative medicine and cooking.
-If you feel congestion, then thyme is the herb that will eradicate it. Thyme is a powerful natural antiseptic and has antibiotic and antifungal properties. It is known in mountainous Crete as a herb that relieves flu symptoms, it is considered ideal for the protection of the lungs and bronchi as well as for respiratory tract inflammation and asthma.
-Things made thyme gargle for gingivitis & bad breath
Having followed the beekeeping tradition of his family since 1920, Manolis Stefanakis established the apiary “Meligyris” which engages in the production of rare types of honey from wild herbs of the Cretan land.
Manolis’ scientific background, as a graduate from the Agricultural University of Athens as well as his longtime involvement in the family business, led him to associate the microclimate in different geographical areas (according to altitude, relative humidity and soil composition) with the organoleptic & biochemical characteristics of the produced honey.