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BENEFITS OF TAKING PROPOLIS

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WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TAKING PROPOLIS?  Years ago, it was not difficult to treat diseases as it is today. The few disorders that existed could be easily treated without going to professional doctors and undergoing expensive surgeries. The rise of new diseases today has led to the urgency of inventing more medicines that contain lots of chemicals to make people sick-free. Unfortunately, some of these medicines prove to be ineffective and react negatively to humans. As a result, the medical department has opted to go back to the old years' drug, bringing propolis into the picture.  Bees are known...

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Bee Pollen description.

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BEE POLLEN Have you ever used bee pollen for any reason? Was it useful? Well, for an extended period, herbalists have peddled bee pollen. They alluded to it as an outstanding food with high nutritional value. They further said it has medicinal significance, thus can treat some illnesses. This article teaches about bee pollen benefits and all you need to know about it. Keep reading to acquire more information. Definition What is bee pollen? It refers to flower pollens that gather from bees’ bodies. It’s loaded with nutrients, including minerals, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and lipids. Most people confuse it with...

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How do you recognize real honey in the store? How to buy honey?

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First of all, it's best to buy honey not at the store, but from a local beekeeper. What if we don't have that option? It is a bit difficult because we cannot open the jar but here are some tips for buying honey in the store : Check the price. It is impossible to buy real honey for 5 pounds for a big jar. If the local beekeeper takes 15 pounds. Stay away from that kind of honey no matter what. Avoid honey which jars have bulged lids. They mean that the honey is fermenting, which is a sign of too...

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What is Bee bread exactly ?

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Bee bread is  pollen processed by bees. In the first place, it serves as food for the bees themselves, especially for the queen and her young. Production of the bee bread begin even on the flower itself, when bees wet the pollen. Then they transport it to the hive - nature has equipped them for this purpose with a special basket, located at the legs. Then the pollen is stored in the plaster cells, beaten and enriched with enzymes and honey. Processes taking place in bee bread are similar to pickling cabbage or cucumbers. The increased content of carbohydrates and lactic acid prevents...

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