It is a type of honeydew honey which produced by bees that collect honeydew (sugary secretions) from a scale insect species called Marchalina hellenica, which lives on the sap of certain pine trees. It is produced from vast pine forest of eagean and mediterranean regions in natural conditions.
In addition, pine honey has a lower glucose and fructose content. Therefore, it does not leave a burning sensation in the throat.
It is very powerful disease preventive for lung diasases, tonsillitis, removal of intestinal gas and inflammation. In addition, it has a natural pain relieving effect that helps with pain in the body. Also it is good for colds, coughs and throat burns. Turkey is the world’s largest producer of pine honey with 92% of global production.