May honey as it is also called the first honey is collected by bees from the first flowering is in May, the garden trees. Therefore, honey flavor is formed by willow, maple, wood sorrel, wild cherry, wild strawberry, sage, currant, cherry, apple, and many other plants blooming in May.
The color of May honey can be different: from yellow and ending with brown that is depends on from what plants or trees bees have collected nectar .
Immediately after the pumping May honey does not stand out too much, but after maturation May honey gets unique bright mint flavor with a cooling taste. May honey is the sweetest one among the other sorts of honey.
May honey is collected in early June. At the spring time hives become the nursery, where thousands of young bees require nectar and pollen for growth and development. Therefore, all collected in May is given to babies and the pumping of honey starts in June.
May honey is full of fructose that allows it to be assimilated by our body faster than compared to other varieties. A fructose uptake, even in large quantities, does not require insulin and therefore do not develop diabetes. Fructose makes a very beneficial effect on the blood-forming processes in the body. May honey returns vitality, vigor and high spirits. It was found that May honey is useful for atherosclerosis, insomnia and nervous diseases, disorders of vision. May honey is used in improving thyroid function and heart failure when in May grasses dominated hawthorn.