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Author Bruneau, Stephanie, author.

Title The benevolent bee : capture the bounty of the hive through science, history, home remedies and craft / Stephanie Bruneau.

Publication Info. Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry, 2017.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  638.16 BRU    AVAILABLE
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Description 160 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary "Get the buzz on bees, honey, hive behavior, and all the things you can make with bee products in The Benevolent Bee. A honeybee hive produces much more than honey; it also produces pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. And humans have found uses for all these products. The Benevolent Bee will describe how and why the bees make these products, how they've been used by humans throughout the ages, and how beekeepers harvest the products. It will also present simple do-it yourself recipes for using the products in health and wellness, body care, nutrition, and craft. Beekeeper, herbalist, and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six amazing products of the honeybee hive--honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. Learn how to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from raw honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial "bee glue" that lines the inside of the hive; and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-153) and index.
Subject Bee products -- Nutrition.
Bee products -- Recipes.
Bee products -- Health aspects.
Bee products -- Therapeutic use.
ISBN 9781631592867 (paperback)
1631592866 (paperback)
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