The use of birch for medicinal purposes goes back centuries. Its sap (birch water) was reputed to promote the body's elimination functions. In the 16th century, it was called the "nephritic tree of Europe".
Bees produce honey from nectar gathered or from honeydew. There are many different varieties of honey, with different geographical origins and produced from different plants. Honeys are characterized by their texture, color and flavor. Thyme honey is an amber liquid. It has a strong scent and a complex flavor, which is fruity, tangy and lingers in the mouth. Thyme honey is characterized by a rather complex pollen spectrum.