Mount Athos Heather Honey – H. M. of Docheiari


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Genuine Mount Athos Heather Honey (or Sousoura Honey) with distinctive strong flavor and delicate aroma. It stands out for its excellent quality and high nutritional value. It helps stimulate the body and good functioning of the digestive system.
Net Weight: 950gr

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Authentic Mount Athos Heather Honey from Holy Monastery of Docheiari

Mount Athos Heather Honey is a genuine monastic product. It is collected and packed by the monks of Holy Monastery of Docheiari, with respect to nature. Beekeepers monks of Mount Athos follow only traditional methods for harvesting honey and packaging it.

Mount Athos Heather Honey or Sousoura Honey stands out from other kinds of honey for its rich nutritional ingredients and its characteristic flavor. It is a fine honey, ideal for both young and old.

What is Sousoura?

Sousoura is the autumn heather, one of the most important bee-keeping plants in Greece. It has astringent, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory and sedative properties. It effectively contributes to the management of digestive problems as well as stomach upsets. Thanks to its tranquilizing qualities, it helps in the treatment of nervous overstimulation, nervous exhaustion and insomnia.

Mount Athos Heather Honey: Properties

Mount Athos Heather Honey has dark color, characteristic and rich flavor and delicate aroma. Its texture, light and buttery, leaves a pleasant feeling in the mouth.

Because of its high content of pollen, it has high nutritional value for the human body. It is one of the best food choices for stimulating and strengthening the body.

Scientific research has shown that heather honey has the highest content of phenols compared to other kinds of honey. Thanks to its high content of antioxidants, it contributes to the anti-aging process and improves the health of the body.

Athonite Heather Honey has, also, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in normal functioning of the digestive system and in the reduction of bad cholesterol.

Mount Athos Heather Honey is collected from September to November. During this period heather is in a particularly rich flowering.


Origin: Holy Monastery of Docheiari
Net Weight: 950gr

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Weight1.320 kg


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