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Beekeeping industry shows potential to thrive with Milea’s health care products with natural healing abilities

The beekeeping industry in the Philippines could thrive as micro-enterprise Milea has modeled a successful commercial health care venture that zeroes in on bee products’ “propolis” and other antibacterial properties that promote natural healing. From a company that imports bee products from the United States through traders, Milea Bath and Body Wellness Essentials is now [&hellip

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Medicinal Uses of Honey

Research shows that honey has more nutrients than milk and egg. It contains 40.5% fructose, 34.0% glucose, 17.7% water, 1.9% sucrose, 1.5% dextrin and gums, 1.2% ash and traces of lecithin. According to a researcher of the Central Luzon State University Bee Research Project in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, honey can cure the following: 1. Cataract, [&hellip

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Making apiculture industry sustainable through stingless bees

The bees are important in the pollination of flowering plants including agricultural crops like fruits and vegetables. Pollination is one of the most important mechanisms in maintaining and promoting biodiversity. Unfortunately, the numbers of pollinators are declining, a problem that continues to haunt the world apiculture industry, according to Dr. Cleofas R. Cervancia, president of [&hellip

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Exploring the income-generating potential of beekeeping

Honey is one treat that is both healthy and delectable. Honey is a food created by bees for their own consumption come seasons when they are unable to gather nectar from flowers around. Honey is the source of energy for the workers, larvae, and queen bee alike as it is made up of simple sugars [&hellip

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