Eucalyptus honey is a honey that is first of all grown California. The eucalyptus tree came from Australia and there are over 500 species of eucalyptus trees today and their flowers have different colors: they are pink, red, white and sometimes yellow. Because of the great variety in species and flower the name of eucalyptus honey can hardly describe a specific flavor of honey.
Usually eucalyptus honey brings slightly herbal flavor with a bit of of menthol. It‘s also not as sweet as some other honey flavors. It can be perfect for purpose of sweetening a herbal tea or a strong black tea. Many people also have used eucalyptus honey for rheumatism, sprains, stiff muscles, lumbago and general aches and pains. The honey is rubbed into the skin in a circular motions.
Honey contains a variety of nutrients, such as vitamin C, calcium and potassium as well. These nutrients play an important role in a healthy diet. Eucalyptus honey is the one that has eucalyptus oil added in it. Some people use this oil for conditions such as infections, but the reaserch have not proven anything yet. In fact, large quantities of eucalyptus oil might have a toxic effect, so please use any eucalyptus products with great caution.