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The benevolent bee : capture the bounty of the hive through science, history, home remedies and craft / Stephanie Bruneau.

By: Bruneau, Stephanie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry Books, 2017Description: 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781631592867 (paperback); 1631592866 (paperback).Subject(s): Bee products -- Nutrition | Bee products -- Recipes | Bee products -- Health aspects | Bee products -- Therapeutic useDDC classification: 638/.16 Summary: "Get the buzz on bees, honey, hive behavior, and all the things you can make with bee products in The Benevolent Bee. A honeybee hive produces much more than honey; it also produces pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. And humans have found uses for all these products. The Benevolent Bee will describe how and why the bees make these products, how they've been used by humans throughout the ages, and how beekeepers harvest the products. It will also present simple do-it yourself recipes for using the products in health and wellness, body care, nutrition, and craft. Beekeeper, herbalist, and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six amazing products of the honeybee hive--honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. Learn how to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from raw honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial "bee glue" that lines the inside of the hive; and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
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Get the buzz on bees, honey, hive behaviour, and all the things you can make with bee products in The Benevolent Bee .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Get the buzz on bees, honey, hive behavior, and all the things you can make with bee products in The Benevolent Bee. A honeybee hive produces much more than honey; it also produces pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. And humans have found uses for all these products. The Benevolent Bee will describe how and why the bees make these products, how they've been used by humans throughout the ages, and how beekeepers harvest the products. It will also present simple do-it yourself recipes for using the products in health and wellness, body care, nutrition, and craft. Beekeeper, herbalist, and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six amazing products of the honeybee hive--honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. Learn how to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from raw honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial "bee glue" that lines the inside of the hive; and much more"-- Provided by publisher.