- Region: Spain
- Colour: light
- Crystallization: medium (into fine crystals)
- Taste: floral (the highest aromatic content found in fresh honeys)
- Sweetness: very sweet
- Most suitable for: Use it with herbal tea before sleep. It pairs well with cheeses from Italy and Spain. Great if used for breakfast and as a sweetener in cold drinks.
Orange Blossom honey is typical for the Mediterranean countries like Spain, Italy and Greece. It is often made from mixed citrus nectars (Citrus ssp.) including oranges, grapefruit, lemons, mandarins, limes and many others. In Italian orange honey is the second honey after acacia for popularity and volumes of consume.
Orange blossom honey influences beneficially human sleep, mainly because it stabilizes blood sugar levels and contributes to the release of melatonin, the hormone required for recovery and rebuilding of body tissues during rest. It decreases the affects of alcohol intoxication.