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How to make mead at home!

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After thinking a lot of how to make mead at home, everybody resorts to Internet for knowledge. At home, of course, because it’s cheaper and more “bio”. Not to mention of pleasure of DIY (of course) and the pride associated with the result. So, after a little research, we find out that making mead at home doesn’t seem so complicated. Basically, you mix honey in water, pitch yeast, and wait! Of course, there are also complicated recipes and methods. Not… Read More

What is mead wine?

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What is mead wine, or, to be more accurate “what is mead”? It’s wine made of honey. Or hydromel. Or.. there are at least 30 other names. Yes, honey seems to be good for everything, even getting you a little drunk. The word ‘mead’ comes from the Old English “meodu”, meaning an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, and various fruits, spices, grains or hops. (Hops act as a preservative and produce a bitter, beer-like flavor.) Starting from here, people have developed… Read More

Clover honey

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Clover honey is the most popular honey in the US, being widely used “on the table”. Depending on location and source, clover honey varies in color from water-white to extra light amber and has a mild, delicate flavor. What is clover? Clover (Trifolium), or trefoil, is a genus of about 300 species of plants, in the leguminous pea family, Fabaceae. Nearly all clover plants are native to the north temperate zone. A few types are found in Australia, South Africa, and South America. In North America there… Read More

Thyme honey

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As the name says, thyme honey is produced from thyme. We all know it because of its culinary, medicinal and ornamental uses. But where there are large cultures of a medicinal plant, an amazing honey can be produced. And thyme honey is one great product with many health benefits. What is thyme? Thyme is a member of the nectar-producing mint family, Lamiaceae, the source of other flavorful honeys such as mint, sage, oregano, and lavender. It is best cultivated in a hot,… Read More

Is honey a natural treatment to cancer?

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Is honey good for cancer? Can it be considered a natural treatment to cancer? Or only prevention? Scientists have studied the ANTIMUTAGENIC AND ANTITUMOR EFFECTS of honey and gave us their answer. The development of food industry is like a sward with two faces. It has made food incredibly tasty and easy to cook, but it has also brought some harmful components that enter our digestive system with that tasty food. Mutagenic substances act directly or indirectly by promoting mutations of genetic structure. For… Read More

What is a drone bee?

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The answer to ‘what is a drone bee’ is quite simple: male bees. The bee males of the hive. The ones that ensure the perpetuation of honey bee species. A honey bee colony is an Amazonian society. This doesn’t mean that they live along the Amazon river, but that female are just like the legendary Amazons, warriors and rulers. As ugly as it sounds, the truth is that males are here only reproduction instruments. They are born only to inseminate the queen.… Read More

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