Like many types of honey, pumpkin honey, also is used for medical purposes.
Areas of application of this honey are very diverse. The most effective is the treatment of liver and kidney disease. For many this is a valuable honey, because it effectively helps expel the bile, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract.
Thanks to its mild laxative and diuretic effect, the pumpkin honey, great helps with constipation and various diseases of the colon.
At the same time, due to the high content of vitamins and carotene, this honey is an excellent immunity booster and the general tone of life.
It helps in fighting with increased cholesterol, atherosclerosis, reduces edema of cardiac insufficiency. Using the pumpkin honey is also recommended for obesity.
How to prepare honey pumpkin:
To prepare honey, you will need one ripe yellow pumpkin.
All you need to do is cut off the top and remove the interior (seeds and fiber).
The resulting large opening should pour sugar, according to your wishes.
Put cutt off cover from above and leave on for about ten days in chilly place.
It is best to put the pumpkin in a higher bowl because it will soften and will be a difficult move.
During that time, the sugar will dissolve in the pumpkin juice. As soon as the sugar is dissolved, remove the cover and pour the resulting liquid in a glass container.
If, by chance, the lid of the pumpkin caught mold, it is no big deal. In this case, make a hole at the bottom of the pumpkin, and through it, pour honey in a bowl.
Keeping pumpkin honey.
Best is to keep honey in the fridge in a clean glass jar with a lid. Shelf life is about one month.
In order to preserve it longer, you can boil it until it thickness, but in this case you lost part of useful substances.
And how you will use this honey – it’s your choice. You can sweetened tea with him, you can eat independently 2-3 times a day, 2-3 tablespoons, you can use it as a topping for pancakes, or invent its own version, everything depends on your fantasy. Consume it as long as you want. If you is not enough, you can immediately prepare a larger amount of 2-3 pumpkins.
P.S. If by any chance you can not (or do not like) to consume honey made from sugar, fill the pumpkin with a real bee honey.