- Energy Boost – Honey can provide 17 grams of carbohydrates
per tablespoon, and can be an inexpensive alternative to commercial
- Excellent Source of Antioxidants – Honey not only
has a full spectrum of vitamins and minerals, but it also contains the
flavonoid pinocembrin which is unique to honey. promotes healthy
- Antibacterial and Anti-fungal – Powerful antimicrobial
and anti-inflammatory properties that makes it an excellent
option to treat wounds with. It has antibacterial properties due to its
acidic nature and enzymically produced hydrogen peroxide. Constant
use of honey strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight
bacterial and viral diseases.
- Slows Aging – Raw honey is one of the few foods to help slow
the depletion of enzymes through the ingestion of amylase. Amylase
is the enzyme that breaks down sugars and carbohydrates. It can
restore damaged skin to give a softer, younger look.
- Treats Allergies – Local raw honey contains pollen that is specific
to your area and therefore can really help those local seasonal
allergies. Taking a spoonful of raw honey once or twice a day is a
Propolis is a sticky resin that bees gather from plants and trees such as aspen and willow. Bees use it to line their hives and to fight infection and diseases due to its anti-fungal, antimicrobial and antiviral properties which makes it a great for human medicinal purposes as well.
- Immune stimulator (colds or flu)
- Sore throat reliever
- Cold sores
- Supplement for chemotherapy patients
Around a third of the food we eat is estimated to be dependent on bee pollination. Some trees produce food that we eat and others don’t but all trees convert carbon dioxide into the oxygen that we breathe. Most trees are pollinated by bees so bees are part of the process to make the fresh air that we need.