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Different Roles of the Honeybee

Different Roles of the Honeybee

Honeybee colonies can include up to 60,000 bees, and while they look very similar, there are 3 distinct types of honey bee. They all have an import...

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Immunity vs. A Virus

Immunity vs. A Virus

It’s always scary when there is a global viral or bacterial outbreak, such as Coronavirus. The question is always asked – how can I take preventati...

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The Powers of Propolis

The Powers of Propolis

So, what is propolis? Bees construct propolis from trees, enzymes and beeswax. For bees, propolis is a protective material that safeguards their be...

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New Buzz Word: Bee Pollen

New Buzz Word: Bee Pollen

Bee pollen... The new buzz word in the health community. We all know what normal pollen is, so what's bee pollen? Why is it so good for me? And how...

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How a New Hive Begins

How a New Hive Begins

The beginning of a new hive, and in turn a new colony, is a process. Actually, it’s much like moving to a new house. We’ve managed to cover 3 simpl...

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The Wonders of the Mānuka Tree

The Wonders of the Mānuka Tree

The Mānuka tree has many advantages for both the planet and to us. Not only does it work with our honey bees to create the delightful Mānuka honey ...

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Mānuka oil - A secret weapon

Mānuka oil - A secret weapon

Mānuka honey has been the star of the honey scene for a few hundreds years now, but many people are unaware of the benefits of it's close relative ...

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Mānuka Honey in your First Aid Kit

Mānuka Honey in your First Aid Kit

Ever thought of putting Mānuka Honey in your First Aid Kit? Well, it can be much more beneficial than you probably ever imagined! But don’t just ta...

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Top Mānuka Myths

Top Mānuka Myths

Modern medicine is often suspicious of the natural properties of organic products that make big healing claims for themselves. It is right to quest...

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Superfood & Science: Defining Mānuka

Superfood & Science: Defining Mānuka

Mānuka is a tree that has been used in the Māori tradition for generations but has only relatively recently become known to the rest of the world. ...

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6 Things You Never Knew About Royal Jelly

6 Things You Never Knew About Royal Jelly

2018 has been a big year for royal fever with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s real life fairytale. But did you know that you don’t actually have t...

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Ready For Winter

Ready For Winter

Whether already dealing with the bitter cold or preparing for it, any advice is always welcome to make the miserable days a little more bearable. L...

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