August 27, 2019

Bee Venom

Bee venom is the bee’s weapon against its enemies. It is a complex mixture of chemicals which affects the physiology of an organism. Its main ingredient is the Melittin peptide which, when released into the tissue, releases histamine that breaks down the red blood cells, thereby causing pain and edema. The venom’s medicinal effect has [...]
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καλλυντικα κερι μελισσας
August 27, 2019

Pure Beeswax

Beeswax is produced by the wax-producing glands of worker bees and is used for the construction of honeycombs. It is produced by young bees after fermentation and mixing with salivary gland secretions. The beeswax used to coat the mature honey contains antibiotic substances which help maintain and ripen the honey. It is produced by melting [...]
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προπολη
August 27, 2019

Learn about Propolis

Propolis is the resinous adhesive substance which bees collect from various plants, enrich with wax, pollen, enzymes and other substances and use to seal and disinfect the interior of their nest. Propolis does not allow the development of odors and germs inside the hive; it is, therefore, a natural disinfectant. Its color depends on its [...]
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royal jelly
August 27, 2019

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is the creamy substance produced by the hypopharyngeal glands of worker bees aged 15 to 20 days. It is fed to bee larvae and for this reason it is also called “bee milk.” The name “Royal Jelly” relates to the fact that larvae intended to become queens are fed exclusively on a large [...]
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μελισσα και γυρη
August 27, 2019

Meet Bee Pollen

Bee pollen is the product which bees collect from various flowers. It is the natural food that is the richest in proteins, vitamins, essential amino acids, enzymes and other useful elements with high biological value to both the bee and the human body. Bee pollen is rich in Rutin, also known as vitamin R (60mg [...]
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best honey
August 27, 2019

The best honey

The best honey is that which has undergone minimal processing and has not been mixed with sweeteners, and its producer has followed the beekeeping rules and regulations. After having satisfied the above conditions, we can choose from the above types of honey based on taste preference or based on organoleptic elements and physicochemical characteristics.
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honey types
August 27, 2019

Types of Honey & Characteristics

Depending on its plant origin, honey differs in color, taste, scent, density, pollen content, sugar composition and organoleptic and physicochemical characteristics. Honey gets the name of the plant from which its largest percentage is derived. Nine types of honey have been identified in our country. Each type has its own distinctive characteristics which differentiate it [...]
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August 27, 2019

What is honey?

What is Honey? According to legislation, honey is the sweet natural substance produced by Apis Mellifera bees that collect nectar, plant secretions or insect secretions. The bees then process and enrich what they collect with their own substances which help the mixture become honey and they deposit, dehydrate and store the mixture in the honeycombs [...]
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