Manuka's Magic

  Manuka Honey is really a true power food with countless benefits. Consuming Manuka Honey can strengthen the body’s immune system, reduce cough and throat irritation as well as regulate the body’s blood sugar levels. Compared to white sugar, honey is a much healthier alternative as it contains only simple sugars! Not only is honey good for maintaining good health,...

A Love As Sweet As Honey

Honey was believed by numerous ancient cultures to symbolise love and matrimony and was often included in the rituals of marriage. The golden nectar is definitely a fitting representation for the sweetness of love and life. Even Cupid was said to have dipped his arrows of love in honey before pairing couples! In Celtic Mythology, honey wine, or mead, was...

The Honey Bee's Associative Learning

It's really incredible to note just how honey bees make use of waggling as a form of communication with each other for the location of food. Now, you will know just how honey bees learn how to get the best food, as I quote from the entry from Scientific American:   "How does a bee learn this? Well, the simplest...

How To: Homemade Honey Facial Cleanser

Here’s something for the ladies to check out – homemade honey facial cleanser. Ingredients: 3 teaspoons of raw honey 1teaspoon of coconut oil 1 teaspoon of liquid castile soap 5-10 drops of essential oil of your choice   Blend all the ingredients well in a bowl to make a coarse paste, which would be your facial cleanser. Use it like...

2016 Set To Be Second Largest Annual Loss of Honey Bee Colonies On Record

Breaking News: According to the Washington Post , it seems like 2016 is set to be the second largest annual loss of honey bee colonies on record in the last ten years for American beekeepers.   What was alarming for scientists was that honey bee losses in the summer was just as heavy as that in the winter, especially when honey...

Sustaining Honey Bee Populations with DNA and Supercomputers

Recently scientists in America have been using DNA sequencing concurrently with the help of supercomputers in order to understand which species of plants honey bees collect their pollen from. According to them, studying and understanding the proportions of various plant types found in pollen samples collected from various beehives will help to determine the nutritional needs of honey bees, and...

Honey Bees to Replace Sniffer Dogs?

Strange but true, because researchers from a German police laboratory are now turning to honey bees to help them sniff for drugs.   According to them, recreational cannabis use was recently legalized in two US states and is decriminalized in many others. Therefore, a sniffer dog “alert” is no longer sufficient evidence to allow police searches without permission, a warrant,...

More Reasons For You To Go For Organic Food

It is a given fact that organic food has a lot of good benefits for you. Basically, it does a lot of great things to your health. It is the best alternative to your usual diet. But what makes organic food important? Truth be told, there are a lot more reasons why it is better to choose organic. Choosing organic...

Useful Things You Can Do With Honey

Honey is a well-rounded gift from the bees. It is a comfort and luxury sweet food that doctors don’t actually It can be eaten, it can be used to treat wounds and inflammation, and it can be even used for some beauty routines. Honey in recipes Honey is a healthy sweetener for any dish, especially when it comes to different...

The Healing Benefits of Manuka Honey

Healthy eating is becoming a trend nowadays. After all, who would not want to live a long and healthy life? Luckily, there is a wide variety of of organic food in the market today. From red rice to organic tea, you can easily find a healthy alternative to the things you usually eat. If you seek a healthy sweetener for...

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