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What is the Best Honey in the World? Apimondia can give an answer.

THE BEST HONEY IN THE WORLD IS THE ONE YOU ENJOY THE MOST

Every beekeeper says about his honey that it is the best in the world. And he is not far from the truth. The situation is similar to that of a child for a mother. The best child in the world! For that mother. Of course if you are interested in an absolute truth, then such a thing is impossible to exist. A child can be the best in swimming, in mathematics, in basketball… It cannot be in everything. For that… Read More

The Honey Bee Algorithm – another help from the honey bees

what is the honey bee algorithm

There is a question in the IT industry which is often heard: “What is the most efficient and profitable way to allocate computer servers to ever-changing internet traffic?” Honey bees have helped us here as well. Compared to them, humans have one major disadvantage: do not understand their language. But this hasn’t kept them from always observing and trying to understand them. And in the IT business, the foragers hold the answers we were looking for. The way the foragers… Read More

Propolis is a natural supplement for asthma management.

is propolis a natural treatment for asthma

Propolis is a very efficient natural supplement for asthma management. Studies have also proved its beneficial effects on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer, but only recently researchers proved it is good for asthmatic people, too. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the air passages that carry air from the nasal area and mouth to lungs and vice versa. When having asthma, a person finds it difficult to breathe, feels suffocated and congested. Nobody knows exactly what is the… Read More

Gallberry honey – one of the best honeys in Georgia and Florida

Georgia and Florida take a well deserved pride in their gallberry honey. As its name says, it’s a monofloral honey made from the nectar of gallberry – a bush that grows only in those areas. Gallberry is a name given to two related plants: Ilex coriacea and Ilex glabra, both native to coastal areas in the United States from Virginia to Texas, both shrubs in the Holly family (Aquifoliaceae). Both providing good quality nectar for honey bees to collect. Ilex coriacea gives a mild flavored, light… Read More

What is sourwood honey?

Sourwood honey is one of the three most famous honeys in America: sourwood, gallberry and tupelo honeys. It won “The Best Honey in The World” twice, in 2005 and 2007, at the prestigious Apimondia World Honey Show, a bi-annual world conference for beekeepers and the honey.  Americans always say “When it comes to quality and taste, no other honey can match Sourwood Honey.” Name: Sourwood (the name comes from ” sour”, which describes the sharp acid odor of the leaves, due to their… Read More

Contraindications and side-effects of royal jelly

contraindications and side effects of royal jelly

It is possible to develop some bad symptoms if you take royal jelly, though some posts might tell you different. There are people who are allergic to royal jelly, the only problem is that we don’t know if we belong to that category or not. We’ll see here who are the people at risks and what can we do to prevent it. The allergic reactions could be generated by the basic composition of royal jelly (mainly 2 main proteins), but can… Read More

Royal jelly is an efficient natural treatment for diabetes type 2

natural treatment for glycemia

If you have been searching for a natural treatment for diabetes type 2 and still haven’t decided on anything, take a look at what royal jelly can do. There already have been lots of studies showing the role of royal jelly in reduction of serum glucose and lipids in animals and healthy subjects. But recent studies have also proved the beneficial influence on patients with type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes represents the fourth major public health problem worldwide. And natural… Read More

What supplements lower cholesterol and normalize blood pressure? Have you tried royal jelly?

benefits of royal jelly

Royal jelly is one of the best natural supplements available. It is one of the most studied bee products, yet there are still unknown factors that contribute to its biochemistry and biological activity, that bring so much benefit to our health. All these have lead to a wide use in commercial medical products, health foods, and cosmetics. It has been demonstrated that Royal jelly (RJ) possesses several pharmacological activities in vitro, in vivo in experimental animals, and also through clinical studies, including… Read More