Saturday, April 24, 2010

Honey, Propolis have Health Benefits

The Amazing Honeybee
By Debbie Croft, Sun-Star, 4/24/2010

Honey is the original candy and a wonderful, healthful energy food which may also help people who have pollen-based allergies.

Propolis is the sticky substance bees use to seal cracks in the hives. With its astounding anti-bacterial qualities, if a mouse were to crawl into a beehive and die, the bees would cover it with propolis, inhibiting decay indefinitely.

Manuka honey is now officially certified as a wound dressing, Jupe continues, because it sucks the water out of bacteria, so that the infection-causing germs in the wound cannot live if honey is applied in the bandage…

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