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Can I keep bees in my backyard? Yes. Meet the city bees!

keeping bees in the city

Why are there bees in the cities? I know they travel a lot in search of nectar, but in the center of a city where there is basically only concrete, there shouldn’t be any bees, in my opinion. How about backyards, can I keep bees in my backyard? For me bees are connected to nature, and a city has little nature in it. But as with everything, things have changed here as well. Bees can live in a city, and the tendency… Read More

Noni honey aka morinda honey. And what is noni juice good for?

Noni. In my opinion the ugliest fruit on Earth. Not to mention its horrible smell! What is noni juice good for? Noni, aka morinda citrifolia, is widely known as one of the most healthiest superfood Nature has given us.  Its popularity is constantly increasing being more and more used as a dietary supplement, a food functional ingredient, or as a natural health enhancer. As expected, honey obtained from its nectar is an important product which brings a sweet flavored taste besides many health… Read More

You know about raw manuka honey benefits, but do you know if your manuka honey is not a fake?

how to know if it is fake manuka honey

It is well-known today that raw manuka honey benefits include a wide range of healing properties. But do you know that you have 80% chances of buying a fake manuka honey? This powerful antibacterial sweet product, with the fame of killing even MRSA, is a thick, dark-brown honey made from the nectar of Leptospermum scoparium, aka manuka tree, in New Zealand and Australia (though there is a debate whether the honey is identical or not depending on the geographical environment. see… Read More

Is New Zealand manuka honey BETTER than Australian manuka honey?

new zealand manuka honey vs australian manuka honey

Somebody asked me why New Zealand manuka honey is better than Australian manuka honey. The question was raised probably because of the general recommendation which is to buy manuka honey produced and packed in New Zealand. Not in Australia. So, why the difference? After decades of research on the properties of manuka honey, New Zealanders have managed to share the incredible health benefits that manuka honey can bring to the world. And this raised their GDP A LOT! Manuka honey is six times the… Read More

What is metcalfa honey?

what is honeydew honey made of

METCALFA HONEYDEW HONEY is a different kind of honey. They are all different, you would say, yes, but this really is something special. Everybody knows that honey is made by the honey bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. But this is not the case with honeydew honey. The term honeydew does not refer to a type of flower, or to melons. Honeydew is a liquid that honey bees find on the trees’ bark. They eat it and then… Read More

What is the best manuka honey? From what brand?

the best brand manuka honey

Lots of people have asked me what is the best manuka honey? And what brand is more trustful to be selling genuine manuka honey from New Zealand. Here is a Comvita manuka honey review because statistics show this is the brand chosen by the majority of people. First of all, why manuka? Because it tastes good and has medicinal properties, helping with digestive problems, throat and nose issues, skin conditions and helps in maintaining a strong healthy body. Who is Comvita? It’s the… Read More

Ayurvedic honeys in India. A different but natural and effective way of healing.

therapeutic honey from india

There are flowers and bees everywhere. That’s why we also have honey everywhere. But flowers may be different, bees may be different, not to mention the other factors such as weather, soil, people and industry. Yes, industry has a major impact on the environmental conditions, it pollutes large areas and the wind helps in spreading all the chemicals even in wild. This is why we search for organic honeys. It’s not easy to find organic ones, the regulations are not… Read More

Minerals and trace elements in honey

which are the minerals present in honey

We know honey doesn’t have only sugars, but also other important elements such as polyphenols, free aminoacids and proteins, phytonutrients, enzymes, vitamins and, of course, there are minerals and trace elements in honey. Blossom honeys have a slightly different composition than that of honeydew honey. They have a mineral content mostly between 0.1 and 0.3 %, while that of honeydew honeys can reach 1 % of the total composition. In early times the mineral content was determined as a quality criterion of… Read More

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