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What Is The Varroa Destructor & How Will This Mite Impact Honey Bees?

The varroa mite is an external parasitic mite which directly attacks the honey bee.

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What other pollinators contribute to agriculture and the environment?

Everyone knows of the importance of pollinators. And, of course everyone is familiar with the honey bee as a pollinator. But,

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How does a bee hive work?

For individuals who are wondering how does a bee hive work, it is important to know what comprises the hive.

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Pollination - What is it and why does it occur?

Pollination is the process in which bees transfer pollen grains from the male flower (anther) to the female flower (the stigma).

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Honey Nutrition

Before we discuss honey nutritional facts, it is important to make a clear distinction between raw honey and processed honey.

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The art of hunting honey

Honey hunting from wild bees is an old craft which involves following the honeybee to their colony, in an effort to go honey harvesting and collect honey.

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Important Nutritional Facts About Honey

Even the ancient philosopher, Aristotle, wrote about the many important nutritional facts about honey.

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Honey Bee Coin

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has unveiled (August 1) a new coin paying homage to the humble honey bee, or Apis mellifera. The honey bee is an integral part of our lives, providing honey while pollinating flowers and plants that provide the human race with needed sustenance.

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Understanding Bee Science and Bee Behavior

The behavior of bees and bee science refers to what bees do as a colony, but also as individuals.

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Can bee venom really target and shrink tumor cells in cancer patients?

There have been a number of studies done on how to shrink tumor cells, many which have relied on the use of bee venom in the treatment process

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Spoiled Honey- Is this an area of concern? Expiry Dates?

Many people worry about foods spoiling; spoiled honey however is not one of those foods you have to worry about.

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Honey Recipes

Honey is a natural ingredient and it’s the reason why it is included in many of the recipes, from cakes and sauces to meat.

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An Overview of the Important Honey Beauty Tips

The compounds in honey are responsible for its benefits in promoting beauty.

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Honey Face Mask Recipes

Why? Fortunately, you can create your own honey face mask and combined it with other wonderful ingredients.

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Beeswax Candle Making Kits

One of the best ways to reconnect with someone is to invite them over to share a common crafts project. Beeswax candle making kits are perfect for this.

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Digestive Enzymes And The Role Of Raw Honey

Digestive enzymes are made in the body by its organs and are found in the gastrointestinal tract. They are secreted in the salivary glands, stomach, pancreas and the small intestine.

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Crystallization of Honey

Crystallization of honey is a natural procedure through which liquid raw honey becomes semi-solid.

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Having appropriate bee hive supplies for beekeepers

Whether you are new to beekeeping, have been a bee keeper for years, or fall anywhere in between, the appropriate bee hive supplies are going to make beekeeping far easier.

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Honey Bee Control

How do you go about controlling the swarming hives, these are a few simple methods to consider trying out.

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Why Use Raw Honey - What Are The Benefits?

For hundreds of years, raw honey has been widely used for treating a number of health conditions.

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Effective Bee Hive Removal

Here, you will learn more about the steps on how to remove a beehive safely without jeopardizing the life of these insects.

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Moving Bee Hives

Moving bee hives in boxes is one of the most common practices which a beekeeper, especially those which are new to beekeeping, are going to have certain concerns about.

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Honey and Cinnamon Benefits

Whether consuming it, using it as a topical treatment, or using it as a wash or scrub, there are a number of benefits of using cinnamon and honey for varying reasons.

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Honey and cinnamon for weight loss - Does it work?

If you haven't heard of the hot water, honey, and cinnamon diet, or if you are looking for something new, you may be wondering if and how honey and cinnamon for weight loss will work.

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Key Facts You Should Know about Ceylon Cinnamon

Here, you will learn more about cassia and Ceylon cinnamon, the difference between the two and health benefits that they offer.

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Can Honey Really Help You Lose Weight?

Most of us have heard that when you want to lose weight you need to stop eating sugary things.

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Calorie in Honey – Does It Differ From Sugar?

Many people wonder if honey has more calories than sugar. It does, there are 64 calories in one tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of sugar has 46 calories.

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Beeswax Lotion

Honey and bee products have a long-standing history of benefits in both the allopathic and the naturopathic worlds of medicine.

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Artificial VS Natural Honey Sweetener

Several artificial sweeteners such as Aspartame, Acesulfame, Saccharin, and Sucralose are on the market today.

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Beeswax Lotion Bar

At first, you might be wondering, “what is a beeswax lotion bar, and how is it different from a normal bar of soap that I might see in the store?”

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Organic Beekeeping

Curiosity is the first step amongst those who eventually step into the field of natural beekeeping and organic beekeeping

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Fundraising

Save the Bees Fundraising, Lets give forward.

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Honey For Acne? Honey Will Help Reduce The Signs Of Acne

Honey for acne - Home remedies which will help reduce signs of acne

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Fascinating Facts About The Honey Bee Brain

The Honey Bee Brain Is Tiny But Very Powerful

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Beekeeping Questions

Answering your Beekeeping questions personally.

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10 Honey Bee Facts

10 Honey Bee Facts, a useful insect and plays a great role in our existence by helping with the pollination process as well producing healthy and nutritious honey.

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What Is Manuka Honey?

What is Manuka honey? It is a monofloral honey that is made by bees that have fed on the flowers of the Manuka plant.

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Tupelo Honey: The Champagne of Honey

Tupelo Honey is considered the "champagne" of honey and is one of the most sought after varieties of honey in the world.

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Honey Farms: Take A Tour And Become Part Of A Larger Movement

Honey farms are becoming an increasingly popular cottage industry. Almost anyone can start a backyard beekeeping sideline business.

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What Do You Call A Honey Bees House?

A honey bees house is an enclosed naturally occurring or artificial structure where the bees of the genus Apis dwell and raise their pupae.

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When to Harvest Honey

For beekeepers, knowing when time to harvest honey, is a matter of waiting for the end of a successful nectar flow.

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Cooking With Honey - How To Substitute Honey for Sugar In Your Dishes

Cooking with honey, as an alternative to traditional white grain sugar, brown sugar, or other high calorie alternatives, is a simple way to reduce caloric intake

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Planting a Bee Friendly Garden

Planting a bee friendly garden will not only provide hours of entertainment to your house cat looking out the window, bees will also pollinate your vegetable garden, fruit trees, and bushes.

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Honey Myth or Fact - What Do You Know?

Whether you are a big fan of honey or are just curious about it, the list below will help you understand some very important information about honey.

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Making Beeswax Candles

Are you looking for a perfect alternative for scented paraffin candles?

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Mayan People and Their Stingless Honeybee

The Mayan people and their stingless honeybee are known for their unique beekeeping techniques, which have gained the attention of researchers and scientists throughout the world.

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Buy Beeswax

Here you will find several good reasons to buy beeswax cosmetics and other beeswax beauty products.

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Raw Honey Benefits

When we talk about the health benefits of honey, we are specifically talking about raw honey benefits.

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Hair Loss Remedy With Honey - Why It Really Works

Are you concerned about hair loss? Hair loss treatments that use honey were actually used in ancient times, but they are little known to most people today.

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