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...

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