Chocolate Mint Moisturizer Bee Balm

Where to begin: My first attempt at using beeswax was to make a skin balm for my daughter. She had suffered for months with extremely dry and cracked skin hands. We had tried all my wife’s expensive hand creams to no avail. Within two days of using a very basic bee balm we were able Read More

Honeybee venom can kill aggressive breast cancer cells: study This is an interesting new study that has shown how bee venom in mice has been shown to be effective at shrinking certain types of (triple-negative) breast cancer. Click the link above or watch the video below to learn more. (These are all outside links and I have no affiliation with the research or Read More

Cork Clad Hives: a natural insulator I Just came across this link on twitter. It lead me to a very interesting website. Cork hives sound like great way to insulate hives and could likely be an option to keep on all year long. The website above claims that the cork provides the insulation of 4″ boards. It would be interesting Read More

Chemists Find Biologically Active Sugar in Honey of Stingless Bees | Biology, Chemistry

Scientists have found some interesting biology in the honey of stingless bees. Stingless bees are similar in many ways to the typical honey bee (Apis mellifera Linnaeus). Often labeled melipona honey, some describe it as the sweetest most extrordinary liquid on the planet. That is a bold statement. It seems like the demand for stingless Read More