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Celebrate Spring With These Two Recipes

Even though we are still getting a few snow flurries here and there, it is officially spring. While we enjoy the longer days, warmer weather and the start of blooming flowers in New England it get us at Best Bee Savvy excited about honey season and working with the bees. To celebrate the tasty treat and the spring season, here are a couple of honey recipes we hope you enjoy. We found these on the National Honey Board website and Read More…

How To Setup Your Own Beehives [VIDEO]

Have you ever thought about keeping bees? Bees are great garden helpers that will improve yields of gardens and orchards, and as a bonus, they’ll pay you back with sweet honey! In this video, Tricia goes over the process of starting and setting up the hive. Buy Bee Supplies:… Watch More Videos:   Here’s a great resource in the State of Vermont to help you along the way in Beekeeping. Vermont Beekeepers Association.   Here are some photos Read More…

Water and Beeswax Salve Does Affect Your Skin: Here’s how!

This time of year in the middle of February, everything is dry. Your face and your hands are the first to be affected by the cold. Some people experience itchy arms, legs and flaky skin during the winter months. Most doctors today recommend drinking lots of water each day. Celebrities claim that drinking water is what makes their skin glow each day. There may just be some truth to this, considering the fact that your skin is 64 percent water.   Read More…

5 Ways To Improve Your Hand Health

I don’t know about you, but hand health during the cold winter months becomes a concern for many people. Cold weather and lack of moisture in the air causes dry skin and other ailments with your hands. Beesavvy balm works great for healing the skin on your hands and preventing cracked and chaffed skin. How else can you take care of your hands during the winter months? Many find it difficult to perform daily tasks because of hand mobility. Do you Read More…

Beat The Winter Cough With Black Pepper and Honey

Honey and black pepper are the perfect combinations to mix together to keep that winter cough in control. The winter months bring about a host of ailments that affect millions during the cold months. The cough and cold are commonly brought on by sudden temperature changes of the seasons. This is the time of year that makes the flu and common cold more active and people more susceptible. Most people are affected by the indoor air quality during this season by Read More…

Extracting Beeswax From The Hive For Our Salve

Bees are amazing creatures that produces honey galore, but what about the wax? Honey is stored int he comb and the caps on cells that are used to retain it are made of beeswax. With a little effort it is possible to extract this amazing substance which we use in our salve. Here are some other ways beeswax is used today. Food production Skin cosmetics Skin care Crafts Pharmaceuticals Health products Wood care products Waxing of products Seals for official Read More…

Five Health Benefits Of Honey and Honey Salve To Humans

Honey Salve

Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners ingredients on earth. It has been used for thousands of years throughout civilizations all over the world. Honey usage can be traced back to more than 10,000 years ago in cave paintings according to the moment of  Honey is so good for the human body that we include honey-beeswax in our Honey Salve. This golden treat is a mainstay in our kitchen. There are many benefits to eating raw honey on a Read More…

Honey Salve Is The Miracle Cure For Winter Dry Skin

Dry Skin - Honey Salve

As temperatures drop this fall heading into the winter season, we tend to look forward to hot chocolate, warm fires and the holiday season. One thing that we over look during this season is dry skin care. Honey Salve is a great way to treat dry skin during the cooler and dryer months. Lower temperatures mean lower humidity levels in New England. As the outside air becomes cooler, water evaporates from the skin according to Jessica Wu of Everyday Health. Read More…

Peripheral Edema: What Is It? How Do You Treat It?

Peripheral edema is an accumulation of fluid that causes swelling in tissues that are perfused by the vascular system in lower limbs. You typically see this in legs and feet. It is not limited to those limbs, but those are the most common areas that you see fluid swelling. The Human Body is an amazing complex machine that is mostly comprised of 55% – 60% water. Water in our bodies flow throughout to keep cells and tissues moist. Our joints, Read More…

What Essential Oils Are Good For Healing Eczema?

Essential Oils

The word eczema is derived from the Greek word which means “to boil out.” This is a skin inflammation that can be quite painful for the person suffering from eczema. There are different types of eczema, but anyone that has sensitive, itchy skin may be suffering from eczema. Many of the symptoms are red, warm skin, dark discolorations, rashes, swelling, blistering, peeling or oozing. Eczema depending on the severity of the inflammation can become debilitating for some people. Many things Read More…

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