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One amazing fact about bees: cannot fly over a mirror or a still lake!

bees cannot fly over mirror of a still lake

Did you know that bees cannot fly over a mirror or a still lake? It’s true, they can’t. They crash into the ground because they cannot gauge their altitude. Sometimes, the same thing happens to human pilots. It is a biological fact called spatial disorientation. When pilots are unable to see their ground speed, they struggle to maintain their altitude. But don’t worry about that, in our help we have the airplane instruments that measure the altitude. These instruments help… Read More

Is the best honey in the world really the best honey of all? Meet the winner of 2019!

who chooses the best honey

The experts agreed: the bear is right. Turkish honey is the best honey in the world. At least for the year 2019. It is a trend now with Turkish honey… Elvish honey – the most expensive in the world (€5000/kg), Anzer honey – the tastiest (as confirmed by the bears), Mad honey – with medical and psychedelic properties, and now, a simple multifloral honey gets the highest prize! And where is manuka honey placed? We all know it is the… Read More

A visit to Bee Museum, an amazing place I found in Rhodes, Greece

the amazing bee museum I found in Greece

Greece has been recently hit by a strange set of storms, mostly in the central and northern parts. There has been a lot of damage, even dead people. But Greeks are special. They had to pass through a very difficult economic time and they did it successfully. How come they know what to do? Their land is not productive, they are not recognized technical geniuses with high technology (like Japan for example), don’t have factories or industrial plants. What they… Read More

What is PDO honey and PGI honey?

PDO logo found on honey jars

Have you ever seen this label on a jar of honey? Ever wondered what is PDO honey or PGI honey? They do not refer to the source/type of honey but to Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and Protected Geographical Identification (PGI). Honey is not only something sweeter than sugar. While it is essentially composed of water and sugars (mainly fructose and glucose) there are other different valuable substances that make all the difference: vitamins, minerals, enzymes, flavors, free amino acids, and numerous… Read More

Euphorbia honey aka Spurge honey or Daghmous honey is the most appreciated honey in Morocco

what is spurge honey

Morocco is one country that knows to appreciate honey. Euphorbia honey (aka Spurge honey or Daghmous Honey) is used a lot in traditional medicine for sore throats, cardiovascular disease, allergic asthma, digestive issues and infertility. Euphorbia, aka spurge, is one of the largest genera of flowering plants in the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). With over 2,000 species, euphorbias can range from tiny annual plants to large and long-lived trees and look completely different. Even the beautiful Poinsettia, that we know as Christmas Star, belongs to this huge euphorbia family. Some are used as ornamentals… Read More

What are the health benefits of eating honey from Malaysia?

the benefits of eating natural honey from malaysia

The health benefits of eating honey cannot be comprised in a single article, that’s why this website was born. But here are some of the health benefits of natural honey found in Malaysia, a country with monsoons, rainforest and different kinds of bees. The phrase “medicinal honey” refers to honey in general and also to “medical grade honey“. Malaysia is proud of having 3 exceptional types of medicinal honey: tualang, gelam and kelulut honeys, all produced by wild bees. (the… Read More