Bee Products

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    Beeswax Alchemy

      Petra Ahnert

    Create Natural beeswax products - candles, soap, balms, salves and home decor for health and home. "This is the book I've been waiting thirty years for. Excellent instructions. Bountiful information. Beautifully done". (Kim Flottum, Editor Bee Culture Magazine).

    The Honey Cookbook

      Charlotte Popescu

    This is a cookbook to celebrate the versatility of that wonderful sweetener, honey, which has been used in cooking since ancient times. Included in this cookbook are more that 180 delicious honey recipes from starters, supper dishes, salad dressings and sauces to puddings, breads, cakes, biscuits, and drinks. Puddings include mouth-watering ice-creams, among them watermelon and raspberry cream ice, redcurrant…

    Super Formulas

    Arts and Crafts

      Elaine C. White

    Hours of creative fun .. The perfect gift for beekeepers, herb enthusiasts, and do-it-yourselfers!​​ • How to make more than 300 useful products that contain honey and beeswax.​ • Step-by-step directions for making and using each product.​ • Mail order sources listed for all ingredients.​ • Includes pattern for "Honey Bear" and "Worker Bee" stuffed dolls.

    Honey in the Kitchen

      Joyce White

    A recipe book full of honey delights. Joyce White lived in Suffolk and well-known both as a cookery demonstrator and a lecturer in beekeeping. The first edition of Honey in the Kitchen was printed in Scotland in 1978 and the British Bee Journal said it was "An economical bouquet of country goodness - recipes are inexpensive and not likely to…

    A Manual of Beekeeping

      E. B. Wedmore

    For over 70 years Wedmore's Manual has been the reference book of choice for answers to all practical beekeeping questions. This updated reprint, with contributions from an eminent panel of contributors is one that all serious beekeeper should have on their bookshelf.

    Producing Royal Jelly

      Ronald F. van Toor

    This book is an essential manual for beekeepers wishing to increase their knowledge of bees and to add another income stream to their activities. Whether you own one or thousands of beehives, this manual will take you step by step through the royal jelly production process, covering in detail: Why bees produce Royal jelly, therapeutic uses of the product, detailed…

    Manuka, The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey

      Cliff Van Eaton

    Not so long ago, in a small island nation in the South Pacific, beekeepers produced a most peculiar honey. It was much darker than clover honey everyone put on their toast in the morning, and it tasted very different. In fact the honey was a problem: it was hard to get out of the combs, and even harder for beekeepers…

    Two Million Blossoms. Discovering the Medical Benefits of Honey

      Joe Traynor

    This volume, the sub title of which is Discovering the Medicinal Benefits of Honey deals with honey and its health giving benefits from ancient civilisations until the advent of antibiotics together with the uses of honey in wound care. The book is intended as a guide to its benefits, based on historical research and the published results of laboratory experiments,…

    Mead and Honey Wines

    A Comprehensive Guide

      Michael Badger

    This is a comprehensive guide to the many aspects of meads and honey wines available for the mead vintner, written by a leading authority on the topic. The author describes every aspect of the process from the varieties of honeys, their characteristics and qualities for the production of a superior wine; the yeasts types available; to the various methods of…

    Pollen Microscopy

      Norman John Chapman

    Pollen is fascinating material for anyone interested in looking down a microscope, or discovering where their bees have been foraging. The variety of sizes and shapes gives clues as to the ingenious ways plants utilise the weather and insect behaviour to deliver pollen to its intended destination. This second edition of the book shares techniques on successful microscopy accompanied by…

    Managing Bee Health

    A Practical Guide for Beekeepers

      John Carr

    The crucial role that bees play in the Earth's ecosystem is well known. Over the last decades a dramatic decrease in bee health has been seen on a global scale. This deterioration is seen on a global scale in both domestic and wild bees, precipitating a wider ecological impact. Veterinarians, animal scientists and bee husbandry specialists increasingly need to be…

    The Hive and the Honey Bee (Dadant)

    A New Book on Beekeeping Which Continues the Tradition of "Langstroth on the Hive and the Honeybee"

      Joe M. Graham

    This book represents the continuation of a beekeeping textbook publishing tradition that began in 1853 with the Rev. L.L. Langstroth, the father of American Beekeeping. In 1881 Langstroth entrusted the continuation of his book to his trusted friend, Charles Dadant and his son, C.P. Dadant. Since that time the Dadant family has kept that trust, while modernising and expanding the…

    Beauty and the Bees

      Dr. Sara J. Robb

    Oxidative stress plays a role in aging and disease, with cellular damage, aging and death delayed by anti-oxidants. In Beauty and the Bees, Dr Sara Robb explain how honey, beeswax, and propolis can be used to decrease the signs of aging. Bee products, in particular honey, are valuable as dietary supplements, as functional foods, in home remedies and in cosmetics.…

    Honey Identification

      Rex Sawyer

    This is a practical book, designed both for small-scale beekeepers and for those engaged in the honey industry, to explain the principles that can be applied to determine a honey's origin. Such investigations involve the microscopic examination of pollen and other particles in a honey which reveal its nectar sources, honeydew content, and region of production. In view of the…

    Mead

    Making, Exhibiting & Judging

      Harry R.C. Riches

    Written by the winner of the House of Lords wine goblet awarded for mead at the National Honey Show Golden Jubilee in 1981 this is a very good overview of mead making for all who wish to turn the golden nectar into drink. Harry Riches, a Past President of The British Beekeepers Association, won numerous prizes for his mead which…

    Honey Potions

      Dr. Sara J. Robb

    Dr Sara's Honey Potions is a collection of methods and recipes for making interesting products using honey and beeswax. What is more, most of Dr. Sara's recipes do not require any special equipment and can be made with ingredients you can buy at the grocery store.

    Beeswax Crafting

    With Craft Contributions by Margo Barraclough, Michael Bossom & Elizabeth Duffin

      Robert Berthold Jr.

    Beeswax is Nature's wax. Humans have found countless ways to use beeswax – from candles to cosmetics, from batik to encaustic painting. Here is a book for both the beekeeper and the craftsperson. Learn how to process and use beeswax for your personal use, or for sale. Dr. Robert Berthold Jr, is well-known for his range of experience with beeswax,…