Get Started With BeeKeeping In The Spring

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Spring is one of the busiest times of year to start beekeeping or check on your current beehives. This is when you start new colonies and establish what colonies made it through the winter season. Spring is finally here! We have had a long cold winter this year, and now that spring weather is here…

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Celebrate Spring With These Two Recipes

Even though we are still getting a few snow flurries here and there, it is officially spring. While we enjoy the longer days, warmer weather and the start of blooming flowers in New England it get us at Best Bee Savvy excited about honey season and working with the bees. To celebrate the tasty treat…

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How To Setup Your Own Beehives [VIDEO]

Have you ever thought about keeping bees? Bees are great garden helpers that will improve yields of gardens and orchards, and as a bonus, they’ll pay you back with sweet honey! In this video, Tricia goes over the process of starting and setting up the hive. Buy Bee Supplies:… Watch More Videos:  …

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Beat The Winter Cough With Black Pepper and Honey

Honey and black pepper are the perfect combinations to mix together to keep that winter cough in control. The winter months bring about a host of ailments that affect millions during the cold months. The cough and cold are commonly brought on by sudden temperature changes of the seasons. This is the time of year that…

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Extracting Beeswax From The Hive For Our Salve

Bees are amazing creatures that produces honey galore, but what about the wax? Honey is stored int he comb and the caps on cells that are used to retain it are made of beeswax. With a little effort it is possible to extract this amazing substance which we use in our salve. Here are some…

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Five Health Benefits Of Honey and Honey Salve To Humans

Honey Salve

Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners ingredients on earth. It has been used for thousands of years throughout civilizations all over the world. Honey usage can be traced back to more than 10,000 years ago in cave paintings according to the moment of  Honey is so good for the human body that we…

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Honey Salve Is The Miracle Cure For Winter Dry Skin

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As temperatures drop this fall heading into the winter season, we tend to look forward to hot chocolate, warm fires and the holiday season. One thing that we over look during this season is dry skin care. Honey Salve is a great way to treat dry skin during the cooler and dryer months. Lower temperatures…

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Peripheral Edema: What Is It? How Do You Treat It?

Peripheral edema is an accumulation of fluid that causes swelling in tissues that are perfused by the vascular system in lower limbs. You typically see this in legs and feet. It is not limited to those limbs, but those are the most common areas that you see fluid swelling. The Human Body is an amazing…

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What Essential Oils Are Good For Healing Eczema?

Essential Oils

The word eczema is derived from the Greek word which means “to boil out.” This is a skin inflammation that can be quite painful for the person suffering from eczema. There are different types of eczema, but anyone that has sensitive, itchy skin may be suffering from eczema. Many of the symptoms are red, warm…

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Four Natural Ways to Look and Feel Healthy Again

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I became interested in natural skin care after years of using over the counter products that didn’t work well. I was raised around bees and the beekeeping culture and have always been fascinated with bees, honey, beeswax and other natural products. There are many products on the market today that claim to give you radiant…

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