Like many types of honey, honey pumpkin is also used for medical purposes. Pumpkin honey is widely used. The most effective is the treatment of liver and kidney disease.
For many, this is among the valuable, because it effectively helps expel bile, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract.
Thanks to its mild laxative and diuretic effect, pumpkin honey 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 overall health.
It helps in fighting with increased cholesterol, atherosclerosis, reduces edema of cardiac insufficiency. Using honey pumpkin is also recommended for obesity.
How to prepare pumpkin honey:
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 to be filled up with sugar of your choice.
Cover with the cut part of the top and leave on for about ten days on a chilly place. It is best to put the pumpkin in a larger bowl because it will soften and will be difficult to remove.
During this time, the sugar will dissolve into the pumpkin juice. As soon as the sugar has dissolved, take off the cover and the resulting liquid into a glass container.
If, by chance, on the lid of the pumpkin caught mold, it’s not a big deal. In this case, make a hole at the bottom of pumpkin, and pour the honey through it.
Keeping pumpkin honey:
It is best to keep honey in the refrigerator in a clean glass jar with a lid. Shelf life is about one month.
In order to preserve it longer, you can boil up to tick mass, but in this case it loses of part of the useful ingredients.
How do you use this honey:
This is your choice. You can sweeten a tea with it, you can consume 2-3 tablespoons of it for 2-3 times daily, you can use it as a topping for pancakes.
Consume it as long as you want. If it is not enough, then you can immediately prepare a larger amount of 2-3 pumpkins.