Probably everybody knows the benefits of honey, the pure unrefined one especially. Honey is good for skin, the nerve system, the stomach and also for cold and flu. In other words, honey is a kind of medicine.
Samos is one of the best honey producers of Greece. There is even a society, the Group of Honey Producers of Samos, to keep the name and the quality of Samos honey.
August is the month to collect honey from thyme, pine, mountain tea and various wild flowers. But again in November, honey is collected from ivy and pine.
You may purchase Samian Honey from supermarkets or shops that sell traditional products. Remember to always ask for the label on the can or jar, to get the real qualified Samian Honey that is under control of the producers society.