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A Winter Tale of Bees, Honey, and Blooms in Perth

A Winter Tale of Bees, Honey, and Blooms in Perth Despite the cold temperatures, the crisp air and cool breezes of winter sweeping across Perth, there is a riot of colors and scents and the bees highlight the resilience of nature. Our bees continue their tireless work even throughout winters here, unlike in the northern hemisphere where they would 'overwinter' exclusively in their hives. These industrious insects are the unsung heroes of the winter landscape, buzzing from flower to flower, collecting nectar and pollen with unwavering determination. The hive, a bustling city of its own, is a testament to their intricate teamwork and dedication. As bees venture out into the cool air, they play a vital role in pollinating the...

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Honey's Role in Combating Winter Colds

As the chilly winds blow, we all know that winter has brought with it the common cold. But did you know that one of nature's sweetest treats might be your ally in combating those pesky winter sniffles? Discover the soothing and medicinal properties of raw honey!

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Bee pollen and health - what does the science say?

Bee pollen is a valuable apitherapeutic product greatly appreciated by the natural medicine because of its potential medical and nutritional applications. It demonstrates a series of actions such as antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, anticancer immunostimulating, and local analgesic. This is a direct quote from the peer-reviewed journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Pretty amazing stuff, right? Wait, it says bee pollen is 'anticancer'... can bee pollen really cure cancer? Let's start with the basics - pollen as a food While most people are aware bees produce honet to store food, many people don't know that honey is for the adult bees whereas the larvae and young bees consume large amounts of pollen to grew and develop into healthy bees! Basically honey is...

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