Honeybee Products

HONEY – The natural sweet substance produced by honeybees from the nectar of flowers.

Uses of Honey

– As food (eaten as row)

– As sweetener for coffee and other food preparation that needs sweetener

– As ingredient for processed food

– As ingredient for processing cosmetics like lotion, etc.

– As ingredient in medicine like-products

– Food for the bees

POLLEN – Male sex cells of plants gathered by worker bees from the anthers of flowers.

Uses of Pollen

– Food for the bees (source of protein)

– As food (a highly nutritious organic human food)

– As medicine and ingredient of processed medicine and foods
PROPOLIS – Material that honeybees and some other bees can collect from living plants, and use alone or with beeswax in the construction and adaptation of their nest

Uses of Propolis

– As medicine and ingredient of processed medicine

– As a preservative being an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal

– Utilized by the honeybees as cementing agent inside the hive

BEESWAX – A substance secreted from the wax gland of young worker bees.

Uses of Beeswax

– Utilized by the bees in building wax combs for brood and for storage of honey and pollen

– For industrial uses like in cosmetics, beeswax candle and pharmaceutical companies – as ingredients for medicine

BEE VENOM – A toxic substance found in the poison sac at the base of the honeybee stinger.

Uses of Bees Venom

– Used by honeybees to fight against enemy

– Used as medicine

– Treatment for rheumatism and arthritis

ROYAL JELLY – A creamy substance secreted by the young worker bees.

Uses of Royal Jelly

– It is the main food of the queen and the first two-day food of larvae that soon become worker bees

– Utilized as food to extend life’s vigor and vitality

– Utilized as medicine

BEE BROOD – Young and adult bees considered as food and starter colonies.

Uses of Bee Brood

– As food (young brood

– As package bees (adult bees)

– As starter colony (both young and adult bees)