>> Honey has well-established antioxidant & antimicrobial effects, used to heal wounds for thousands of years, & is one of the richest sources of healing enzymes.
>> Bee pollen is approx 40% protein—and one of the most nutritionally complete substances found on earth.
>> Propolis contains antibiotic & antifungal properties, stimulating the formation of antibodies that build the body’s resistance to many diseases.
>> Half your diet is derived from crops pollinated by bees.
>> A ‘99 Cornell University study concluded that honey-bee pollination contribution to U.S. agriculture is…$14.6 billion a year!
>> 1,600 commercial beekeeping operations in the United States produce 60% of our honey.
>> In the winter of ’06-’07, more than 25% of 25 million bee colonies were wiped out by C.C.D. That’s tens of billions of bees.
hot on elephant
The story behind the Elephant-headed God. 377 shares Visual Yoga Blog: Refresh your Eyes the Yoga Way. 165 shares Boomers vs. Millennials: Will We stay the Course or Change It? 383 shares Instead of Sabotaging another Relationship, here’s how to Run into your Fear. 993 shares Join: Elephant’s Winter 2017 Academy. 9 shares The Benching Mind-F*ck: Worse than Ghosting. 1,697 share The Fourth Kind of Love. 1,988 share What Teens need from their Parents. (Hint: It’s not Grounding & Punishment.) 1,630 share How Open-Hearted Men can Show Up for Strong, Independent Women. 2,355 shares “I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers.” 1,379 share