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)