The Benevolent Bee: Capture the Bounty of the Hive through by Stephanie Bruneau

By Stephanie Bruneau

Get the thrill on bees, honey, hive habit, and all the pieces you may make with bee items in The Benevolent Bee.

A honeybee hive produces even more than honey; it additionally produces pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. And people have discovered makes use of for most of these items. The Benevolent Bee will describe how and why the bees make those items, how they have been utilized by people in the course of the a while, and the way beekeepers harvest the goods. it is going to additionally current easy do-it your self recipes for utilizing the goods in well-being and health, physique care, foodstuff, and craft. Beekeeper, herbalist, and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six extraordinary items of the honeybee hive--honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. the right way to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from uncooked honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial "bee glue" that traces the interior of the hive; and lots more and plenty more.

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