Sunday, October 31, 2010

Propolis is nature's recognized preventive

Propolis is contains small amounts of pollen and other bee materials. The bees use propolis to guard the hive against bacteria or viral contamination and dangerous toxins. Beehives are a almost sterile atmosphere due to the using Propolis by the bees. Propolis can be used to slickly line the interior of brood cells in grounding for the queen's laying of eggs, a primary procedure. With its antiseptic qualities, this propolis lining insures the hive bees clean atmosphere for the rearing of brood.  

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Organic Raw Honey

Raw honey is honey in the beehive or as obtained by extraction, settling or straining without adding heat. raw honey contains some pollen and may contain small particles of wax. Most honeys found in the market are not raw honey but “commercial" honey, which has been heated and filtered so that it looks cleaner and smoother, more appealing on the shelf, and easier to handle and package. When honey is heated, its delicate aromas, yeast and enzymes which are responsible for activating vitamins and minerals in the body system are partially destroyed. Hence, such honey is not as nutritious as raw honey. 

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Story of Honey Bees

Honey bees has been used by humans since centuries ago. In the days of ancient Egypt, honey has become a household goods daily. Even in those days, the people of Egypt appreciate the honey with a very high price even match the prices of rare currency. Here is the history of honey from BC to AD:

Friday, October 15, 2010

Typical Honey Analysis

Honey is a mixture of sugars and other compounds. With respect to carbohydrates, honey is mainly fructose (about 38.5%) and glucose (about 31.0%), making it similar to the synthetically produced inverted sugar syrup which is approximately 48% fructose, 47% glucose, and 5% sucrose. Honey's remaining carbohydrates include maltose, sucrose, and other complex carbohydrates. As with all nutritive sweeteners, honey is mostly sugars and contains only trace amounts of vitamins or minerals.

Is Pure Honey Freeze?

Whatever type of honey if temperature changes occur then he will also be changed according to the substances at birth. And we know that honey contains a type of water around 12.5% - 22% of the weight. Usually, pure honey, if inserted into the freezer, will have two possibilities, viscosity and granulation. The following explanation of both: 

Friday, October 8, 2010

Bee Pollen

Natural Health Supplements 

Bee pollen is one of the most complete, totally natural health supplements available today, and is literally bursting with nutrients. Royal jelly, bee propolis, bee pollen from durham's bee farm where nature begins part one what is bee pollen while most people recognize the term bee pollen, many people do not know what bee pollen actually is or what it has to offer.

Honey as a Good Antibiotic

One of the researchers who is studying the problem of honey is Peter Nolan a biochemistry researcher from The University of Waikato - New Zealand. Peter Nolan has a favorite story about the reliability of this honey as an antibiotic, which is based on direct experience which experienced a 20-year-old British teenager who wound on his hand does not work is treated by different types of antibiotics. Adolescents were then heard about the treatment with honey and ask their doctors to treat with honey. For a variety of ways have been made, the team doctor had no objection to try the other way with this honey. After treatment with honey running for one month, was injured at the hands of teenagers is completely healed and the hand can function again. 

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Suzumebachi, Bee Predator

Suzumebachi are from Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), which has a length of 5 cm with a wingspan of about 7.5 centimeters (3 inches), its sting is about 6 mm (0.25 inches) capable of injecting a powerful poison and deadly. Suzumebachi, including the dreaded insect predators, until they kill humans though.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

How To Choose Good Quality Honey

Honey is harvested in the forest must contain flower pollen (bee pollen), pollen is usually flour will settle to the surface of the honey if left in place in several long and cream-colored or brown, and it will be seen clearly under microscope is triangular and yellow. If not found flower essence then unclear if the honey is fake. On the fake honey crystal deposition will not occur, we will see the white froth milk or no foaming at all, sometimes after a while left in place we look like clumps of moss and dirty deposits in honey and in the bottom of the bottle

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Benefits of Honey as a Medicine

Benefit of honey was recorded in Roman civilization, Indian, Arabic, Chinese and other nations. The father of modern medicine, Ibn Sina/avicenna (890-1037) in the elderly age reportedly still in good shape and looking like a young child. The secret turned out to almost every food is always mixed with honey. To cure TB disease of the lungs, Ibn Sina makes "recipe", mixing a few dozen grams of honey with a crown of roses, then eaten.

No wonder the efficacy of honey was recorded in the long history of human civilization. In the ancient Egyptian civilization is revealed, not only used for medicine, honey is used as a preservative. Mummy-mummy could last thousands of years because of preserved with honey and other ingredients.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Honey bees

God has privileged honey bees in his book Al-Quran, namely the presence of one letter with the name of An-Nahl (bees) and honey as he called one of the drugs that cure for humans. 

Surah An Nahl verses 68-69 read: And thy Lord inspired the bees: Make the nests in the hills, on trees and in places made by human beings. Then eat from every (kind of) fruit fruits and follow the path of your Lord who has been at it easy. Then the abdomen of bees came out drink (honey) that a variety of colors, in which there is healing for mankind. Verily in this there are signs (the greatness of God) for those people who think.