Bee & Honey Blog

  • Bee Anatomy - It's all about the inside!

    The honey bee is a wonderful creation that nourishes us with honey and in the process helps flowers to reproduce. It is designed in a way that is both functional and exquisite. To better understand how the bee produces honey let us take a look at its anatomy. Head: The head is dominated by large eyes, sensitive antennae, and a complex arrangement of mouthparts. Eye: Each of the bee's eyes contains over 6500 separate facets, allowing it to see in front, to the side, above, and below itself. Bees can also perceive all the colors visible to humans except for red,...

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  • The Composition of Raw Honey

    The main constituents of raw honey are the carbohydrates glucose and fructose which make up 95% of raw honey’s dry weight. These sugars are the main taste-building compounds. Generally raw honey with higher fructose content is sweeter compared to honey with higher glucose content. In the process of digestion after honey intake, these principal carbohydrates are quickly transported into the blood and can be utilized by the body for its energy requirements. A daily dose of 20 g of honey will cover about 3% of the required daily energy. Beyond carbohydrates, raw honey contains many other compounds including proteins which...

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  • Honey Treatments for Dry and Damaged Hair

       Hair is pretty incredible. Although technically dead when it is outside of your scalp, it can still be “healthy” or damaged. Today we put so many products into our hair, and apply high levels of heat to it, just to sculpt it a certain way, and achieve a certain look, without a second thought about what we’re doing. In my opinion, beautiful hair is healthy hair, and healthy hair is not the product of what you find on the shelves in stores, but rather in your kitchen.Why Honey (and the other stuff)?If you have dry or damaged hair, honey...

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  • What is Pollen? What can it do for us?

    Bee Pollen is made by honeybees. It is considered one of nature's most completely nourishing foods as it contains nearly all nutrients required by humans. Bee-gathered pollens are rich in proteins (approximately 40% protein), free amino acids, and vitamins, including B-complex, and folic acid. Bee pollen is a complete food and contains many elements that products of animal origin do not possess. Bee pollen is richer in proteins than any animal source. It contains more amino acids than beef, eggs, or cheese of equal weight. About half of its protein is in the form of free amino acids that are ready...

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  • The healing Power of Raw Honey

    (Natural News) Raw honey – which has not been pasteurized or filtered, and is ideally taken directly from the hive – is a treasure chest of nutritional value and medicinal remedies. It contains an abundance of vitamins and minerals and is a natural and powerful medicine, both internally and externally. The list of honey's beneficial functions is a long one. Honey increases calcium absorption; can increase hemoglobin count and treat or prevent anemia caused by nutritional factors; can help arthritic joints, when combined with apple cider vinegar; fights colds and respiratory infections of all kinds; can help to boost gastrointestinal...

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  • Raw Honey for skin

    Our most common approach to honey is by consuming it. Quite rarely do we consider that it can be used topically to maintain healthy skin along with treating various skin conditions. Raw honey can be a beauty tonic for all skin types because of its potent yet gentle healing benefits to the skin. Raw honey can help with acne, rosacea, eczema, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, and sensitive, mature, dull lifeless skin. In addition, it can help heal superficial wounds or burns and it can be very effective in doing so.  MAINTAINING A HEALTHY PH IS AN IMPORTANT ANTI-AGING SECRET The less stress your skin...

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