Theoretical Study Regarding the Heather Honey (Calluna vulgaris)

Adela MOISE, Liviu Al. M?RGHITAS, Daniel S. DEZMIREAN, Otilia BOBI?, Ovidiu MAGHEAR


A theoretical study about the heather honey was done in order to establish its main
characteristics. This research represents a part of a large study regarding the plant Calluna vulgaris
and the honey obtained by bees harvesting its nectar. Many bibliographical papers were studied in
order to apply in laboratory the appropriate methods for quality control and markers determination of
heather honey. The study focused especially on the papers regarding the physical-chemical
parameters, the melissopalynological exam, the mineral content and the chemical markers of heather

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