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The 45th Apimondia Congress. A great success for honey bees and humans alike.

apimondia congress 2017

And it was the 45th Apimondia International Apicultural. Which it was also the 120th Anniversary of Apimondia Congresses. The most important congress for all beekeepers and honey producers. People say it was the best Apimondia Congress ever! It was held in Istanbul, Turkey, and in those 5 days the BEE, the most amazing creature we all love, was literary worshiped. There were 13,000 participants from 128 countries. 350 exhibitors. Some with impressive facilities and equipment, with innovative hives and digital techniques, with diverse… Read More

What are the health benefits of bee bread?

health benefits of bee bread aka beebread or perga

Heard of it but don’t know what are the health benefits of bee bread? Our elders use it for many conditions but our science has confirmed only some of them. Bee bread is fermented bee pollen. Not artificially made (here is how you can do bee bread at home), by humans, but by bees, which add some of their saliva and some honey over bee pollen. Starting from here we can only guess that the qualities of simple bee pollen… Read More

What is the difference between beebread, aka bee bread, and bee pollen?

bee bread is better and healthier than bee pollen

Have you ever heard of beebread? Or bee bread? It’s like bees’ bread only that is excellent for humans, too. Even better than fresh bee pollen. Honey bees make honey and we know they are doing it to eat it. But this is not their only food. When they are babies (larvae) they eat royal jelly and then they eat honey and pollen. But not the pollen as it is in flowers or the bee pollen that we find in… Read More

Your grandpa isn’t eating enough? Try a natural supplement recommended for old people: bee pollen.

the best natural supplement for elder people

Your grandpa doesn’t want to eat enough? Have you noticed he doesn’t have an appetite anymore, he catches a cold more often or has lost some weight? Try a natural supplement to improve its health state. Children and old people have this problem of malnutrition. Although this is a rather tough word, basically it means their diet is poor. For one reason or another. Children want only sweets. And old people want food with a specific taste: some want only sour foods (though… Read More

Here is another natural treatment for pollen allergies. Start taking it in autumn!

how to naturally treat pollen allergy

Looking for a natural treatment for pollen allergies? Bee pollen can be one of the solutions to your problem. It sounds a little unbelievable, yet it is true. There are some sayings in English you’re surely familiar with: “Fight fire with fire”, “One fire drives out another’s burning”, “habit cures habit” or “One devil drives out another”. And I know there are more than I can remember here. Or the homeopathic concept “like cures like”.  While some early studies show this is not true… Read More

What supplements to take in enlarged prostate? Or prostatitis?

how to naturally treat enlarged prostate and prostatitis

If you have ever wondered what supplements to take in enlarged prostate or prostatitis, you should know that bee pollen and flower pollen extract are very efficient in treating them. Foods and supplements are oftentimes enough to prevent prostate conditions or to treatment them. And bee pollen gains more and more trust, being widely used by lots of people. But first, do men need to worry about prostate? The best answer would be that they should be aware of all possibilities.… Read More

How to take bee pollen

how should i give bee pollen to my child

What should I know before buying bee pollen? And what should I know about how to prepare it for eating? And how much should I put in my smoothie? The only thing that we can do when buying it should be a sensory examination. Meaning look at it, smell it, feel it. Keep in mind that there is no standard for them, and the color, appearance, odor and taste may differ according to their botanical and geographical origin. But there are some… Read More

Bee Pollen Composition

what is the composition of bee pollen

Bee pollen composition has been studied for decades and scientists have reached relevant conclusions, including big differences among each pollen type. The differences are also given by the way bee pollen is stored and processed. There are more than 200 substances present in bee pollen. What is bee pollen? To collect bee pollen, beekeepers place traps inside the hive and when bees arrive with their loads of pollen attached to the hind legs, they must force their way through. Because of the… Read More