Traditional home of bee colonies, the hive is not only a shelter, but also a veritable production plant. Indeed, several unique products with unsuspected compositions come from the bees’ mark. Focus on the main hive products and their benefits.
What are hive products and what advantages do they offer?
The products from the hive are numerous and impress with their benefits.
Royal jelly is the rarest product of the hive. It is a substance produced by worker (nurse) bees, thanks to their glandular system. It is the exclusive food of the queen bee. Royal jelly is a source of:
- vitamin B11 which facilitates the proper functioning of the heart,
- vitamin B5 which promotes brain performance,
- vitamin B3 which contributes to the proper functioning of the nervous system,
- vitamin B2 which contributes to a good energy metabolism and normal vision.
These components of organic royal jelly also allow it to maintain the level of red blood cells in the body, to protect DNA, to limit oxidative stress
- , reduce fatigue, etc.
Produced from the vegetable resin of certain plants, propolis is also a product of the hive. It essentially serves to protect the hive from micro-organisms coming from outside and prevents them from infiltrating. In the human body, propolis stimulates the immune system and protects the body against all kinds of bacterial infections and viral. Propolis also has antibiotic properties that allow it to alleviate the symptoms of certain diseases. This product is used to stimulate the regeneration of the skin, in a healing process.
Essentially used to feed young larvae, bee pollen is very rich. Its composition makes it a food widely used in herbal medicine, for the prevention and cure of several pathologies. Pollen reinforces the body’s vitality and immunity.
Honey is the best-known bee product. It is made by bees and serves as food for them during the winter season. Honey is a very complete food for the body of man, because it offers many benefits. It is composed, for example, of phytonutrients, which serve to limit cellular oxidation. Honey also has antibacterial, antifungal, etc.
Use hive products at home to improve health and well-being
Bee products as presented above have many benefits for the body. Using them makes it possible to prevent or treat several diseases related to the digestive system, the nervous system, the respiratory system, the urinary excretory system. They also act on the circulatory system, the hormonal system, the immune system as well as on the skin.
For example, bee products can reduce chronic stress, to have a restful sleep and a better defense against foreign organisms.
Why the products of the hive more and more popular with the French?
France is recognized as one of the largest beekeeping countries in Europe. Indeed, the country is full of many areas of beekeeping activity. This large-scale breeding favors the manufacture of a large quantity of hive products which are then placed on the local market.
Given their manufacture in France, these products are mostly sold at competitive prices, compared to those imported from elsewhere. This is the main reason that pushes the French people to consume products from the hive.
Beehive products produced in France also have the particularity of being organic. They are therefore without additives, healthier, and more popular with the French.
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