Interesting antioxidant effects can be associated with chestnut honey, as the regenerative action is more considerable in dark honeys. Rich in mineral salts such as potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium, it is a very useful source of energy for athletes, children and the elderly. Thanks to its antispasmodic virtues it is also recommended to soothe menstrual pains. Its intake is also recommended to treat ulcers as it speeds up healing by hindering the onset of infections. It is a very strong and decisive taste.