Uses of Propolis Tinctures

Propolis is a resin-like material from the buds of poplar and cone-bearing trees. Propolis is rarely available in its pure form. It is usually obtained from beehives and contains bee products. Propolis has a long history of medicinal use, dating back to 350 B.C., the time of Aristotle. Greeks have used propolis for abscesses; Assyrians have used … Read more

Are Bees Going Extinct?

There are several factors that affect a hive of honey bees.  The most problematic issue is the use of pesticides.  Some farmers spray their crops with neonicotinoids, made from the most toxic substance nicotine. This pesticide is toxic to all insects (e.g., honey bees, wasps, hornets, butterflies, etc.) that pollinate crops.  There are many other pesticides that … Read more

Are Beehives Dangerous?

A beehive is a home for honey bees.  One healthy, strong hive can have up to 60,000 honey bees living in it.  Honey bees will protect their hive if animals or other insects try and attack the hive.   May predators love the taste of honey, (e.g., racoons, skunks, bears, etc.).  When the predators attack a … Read more

Introduction To Propolis

Maybe you’re wondering what propolis is. This Introduction To Propolis will help you understand a bit more about this sticky substance and how it can improve your life. Antimicrobial capacity The development and growth of all these microorganisms studied were seen to be inhibited in the presence of different concentrations of propolis. The minimum inhibitory … Read more

What Are The Benefits of Propolis?

Various products derived from the beehive have been studied and propolis has proved to be a product having beneficial results for human health. Propolis (Pro-before, Polis-city = defense of the city), is the resinous substance that bees gather from the leaf buds of trees and certain vegetables. The bee gathers this and transforms it in … Read more

Everything You Want To Know About Honey And Honeybees in 2020 (But Were Too Afraid To Ask)

Honey is delicious but what if you have questions before you order honey? We have you covered with Paul’s answers to commonly asked question about honeybees and local, raw Central Florida honey. If honey crystallizes, becomes solid, is it safe to eat? Almost all honey will crystallize as it ages, but is still safe to … Read more

What Can I Do With Honey? (41 Best Honey Uses!)

Do you have honey in your pantry but you’re not sure what to do with it? You may be wondering what are the best uses for honey? Here are several different uses for that incredible sweet goodness. As always, check out our store for the best raw honey! More than 40 Incredible Uses for Honey … Read more

How Do Bees Find Nectar and Get It into The Hive?

Bees collect pollen and nectar in order to eat and make honey. Nectar is a sweet liquid provided by flowers and is typically in the inside of the flower.  It is the reward the plant provides for the pollinators as a thanks for cross-pollinating them.  Bees find this sweet reward by sight and scent.  The forager … Read more

Valentines Day 2020 Honey Sale!

Valentines Day is This Friday! Have you thought about spoiling your special someone with some honey for Valentines Day? Of course, flowers and chocolate are classics but adding honey will make your day extra sweet. This week only, use code: vday15 for 15% off of your order! …the coupon code expires soon! So make sure … Read more