Bee Pollen and Bee Propolis

A MEDICALLY RENOWNED HEALTH CONTRIBUTOR Did you know that bee pollen propolis is used as a traditional medicine? Its effects on the human body have proven to be very beneficial and health experts around the world are recommending that it is used as a supplement by people looking to acquire more nutrition. Vitamins, minerals, enzymes, … Read more

How Do Bees Communicate?

Bees can communicate in multiple ways. However, one of the ways they communicate is through trophallaxis, or the mutual exchange of regurgitated liquids. Trophallaxis Trophallaxis allows for the sharing of a mass of chemical substances that contribute to communication within the colony. The bees communicate what type so flowers they are gathering nectar from during … Read more

Stingless Bees: Is there such a species?

Yes! There are stingless bees. That is, there are bees that don’t have the capability to sting humans or other animals. You’d be surprised to find out where one species of stingless bee comes from. Australia is a continent that has gained a reputation of being a land that wants to kill humans. Indeed, it is … Read more

Do Bees Eat Honey?

Not only do bees eat honey they produce in the hive, they love it! Honey is their main food source, so they store and seal it carefully in the hexagonal cells of the honeycomb of the hive for consuming. Bees eat honey in both times of plenty and times of scarcity.

The Difference Between Store-Bought Honey and Raw Honey

Store-bought honey vs. raw honey All honey is the same, isn’t it? You must “bee” joking! There are some pretty big differences between what we produce at Allisons’ Apiaries and what you’ll find on the average supermarket shelf. Where does store-bought honey come from? Did you know that typical store-bought honey can come from almost … Read more