Beeswax Lotion Top 8 DIY Recipes

Beeswax Lotion Bar

What is beeswax used for? Beeswax lotion is one of the best uses of the wax that bees produce to make the honeycomb cells and seal the honey inside the honeycomb in the hive. When we harvest from a hive, we turn the beeswax into blocks and sell them for use in cosmetics, candles and many other uses.

Do Bees Eat Honey?

A person holds a honey comb from a beehive.

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.

Health and Honey: How Can You Benefit from Nature’s Perfect Food?

Honey has amazing health and medicinal benefits.

As Mary Poppins would say, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.” Well, isn’t it awesome that, in the case of raw, natural honey that Allisons’ Apiaries sells, the sugar IS the medicine! At some point in the relatively short history of humankind, a cave-dwelling homo sapiens (or maybe even a Neanderthal) … Read more

The Difference Between Store-Bought Honey and Raw Honey

Honey pot filled with honey and honey dipper covered with honey - Photo by Sonja Langford on Unsplash

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