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Bee Farming

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How to cultivate bee? This question of course become the key on how to cultivate bee because bee is not keep in the cage like birds but bees still can fly to everywhere to find out flower to take the nectar and take honey from many flowers or from certain flower.

Apis mellifera is a special bee that can be cultivated and breed fast and not run away from the cage. This character needed to be an animal cultivated, because will no use if everything is gone. This bee easy to farm and control. This bee easy to adapt to many flower season, because in many country there are several season and ofcourse there several kind of flower will bloom in certain month.

There are many kind of honey because there are many kind of bloom season of certain flower. Special in Indonesia there are rambutan flower so that the honey will name by  rambutan honey and there are manggo flower so that will result manggo honey, klengkeng honey and many other kind of honey and some time have different taste and benefi…

Honey Source

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Honey Production and Source
You have known that honey is always sell in supermarket and other small shop center. But do you know if you buy really real honey that come from the real source. Honey is taken from the bee nest. Bee to produce honey are may differ from one honey with others. But all honey is taken from the bee nest. The below picture all are bee nest, but not all bee nest produce honey.


Honey has two meaning in general, honey sometime used to called for their people they love, but honey on this blog tittle is honey that produce from bee, from plant and may from other source. Honey from bee is produce by bee that accumulate from plant that exert their substance from their plant body usually from their flower.

Honey have many kind, this depend on the kind of bee itself, certain bee is collected honey from certain plant while other bee more prefer to collect honey from other kind of plant, so this why the kind of honey is different of every kind of bee. Basically bee have …

Cancer Treated with Manuka Honey

A cancer hospital in New Zealand is importing Manuka Honey to test the healing power to the patient. The doctor turned to Manuka Honey to treat mouth and throat cancer patient after surgery. The powerful of honey have been revered by ancient Greeks and Egyptians as a powerful medicinal agent and used to help heal burns and sores.

Scientist believe the healing properties of Manuka honey because the presence of glucose oxydase enzyme, which produce hydrogen peroxide as an antiseptic and high sugar concentration, which inhibits of bacterial growth.

Some patient may resistant to antibiotics, so about 60 patients at Christie hospital an international leader in cancer research and development are taking part on the study to see if honey can prevent infection.

Over the last 15 years, survival rates for throat and mouth cancer patients have improved because of the effective combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. But side effect of using this kind medication like mucositis is performe…

Honeycomb Model and Supplier

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Honeycombs structure are very interesting, it realy arrange in good arrange. Look to honeycomb type that build by many kind of bees:







What is Manuka Honey

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Manuka honey is a single kind of flower honey, the science said this is monofloral honey. This kind of honey can find in New Zealand and Australia from the nectar of the Manuka tree. Manuka honey is produced by introduced honey bees feeding on the manuka or tea tree, which grows uncultivated throughout New Zealand and Southeeastern Australia.

Manuka honey has high viscosity compare among studied honeys. This property of Manuka honey due to the presence of a protein or colloid and is its main visually defining character, along with its typical dark cream to dark brown color.

The Benefit of Manuka Honey:

Manuka honey believe and used since ancient times to treat multiple condition, and as the finding of science research that pure honey has natural antibacterial qualities. Honey can stimulates production of cells that can repair tissue damaged by infection. Honey also has an anti inflammatory action that can quickly reduce pain and inflammation once it is applied.

Manuka honey on the st…

Forest Honey bees from Buton

Bee Apis dorsata forest, sometimes called Giant bee is one prolific in producing honey. They nest in tall trees. The distribution area covers bee Apis dorsata Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Nusa Tenggara.

For addicts of honey should be to visit Buton, Southeast Sulawesi. Unlike the usual honey may you drink, do not try this honey drink immediately. Because, as mentioned by some traders in Buton, forest honey is very hard, if it be drunk directly can damage the intestine. So, if you want to drink, honey should be mixed with water first.

The wild honey make their nest in ironwood. Wood with very dark brown color and tend golden. Sweet aroma when the lid burst open container of honey bottles. Other kind of honey come from bity wood, the color more dark like oil. Local residents said that forest honey is very good consumed to maintain stamina, cold medicines, and keep digestion.

To find out genuineness of honey, place enough honey in the refrigerator input. If honey become sedime…

Honey Bee Keeping Equipment

You want to keep honey bee to produce honey, you must use bee keeping equipment that usually use for. There are professional people to produce this, and not too expensive. One new hive with honey bees and basic equipment cost about US$ 150. You need the following equipment:
Bee hive Bottom board from wood to stand the hive rest. Frame and foundation, a wooden frames hold the sheets of beeswax. Hive body of brood chamber, large wooden box that hold 10 frames of comb. Queen excluder, a spacer between the brood nest and honey supers. Honey supers, shallow supers with franes of comb Inner cover, prevent bees from attaching comb to outer cover and provide insulating dead air space Outer cover, provide weather protection Smoker, for working with bee Veil and Gloves Feeders, hold sugar syrup for bees feed

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