Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive

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Imagine having honey on tap directly from your beehive in the convenience of your backyard. If this is something that sounds appealing, you can enjoy just that. With the "Flow" hives and frames you can have a little bee house wherever you live. These innovative hives are available in many countries around the world. Made of western red cedar which has long been known to be resistant to decay and rot, each hive has a look of it's own with the characteristic deep colored wood. The "Flow" hive classic is a beehive kit that is perfect for beekeepers of all levels of experience. There are also beekeeping accessories available like smokers, beekeeping outfits and more. You can also purchase just the frame to be used in a bee box that you have built on your own. This is an amazing concept and something you are most likely going to start seeing more and more of. What better way to enjoy honey than with a beehive of your own. It's also a great way for children to learn early on, the healthy benefits of honey, and how important bees are to the planet. Prices for the "Flow" hive classic, hives and frames are between $259 to $699.

There are all sorts of health benefits of honey whether you enjoy organic honey or regular honey. Honey may help to prevent cancer and heart disease. As honey contains flavonoids, and antioxidants which help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Honey may help to reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders. Recent studies show that the use of honey may help disorders such as ulcers and bacterial gastroenteritis. All honey is antibacterial, because the bees add an enzyme that makes hydrogen peroxide. Honey is also antibacterial and antifungal. Honey may help to increase athletic performance. The Ancient Olympic athletes consumed honey and dried figs to help enhance their performance. Honey is more useful in maintaining glycogen levels and improving recovery time than other sweeteners.Honey may also reduce a cough and throat irritation. Honey helps with coughs, especially buckwheat honey. In a study done with children a single dose of buckwheat honey was just as effective as a single dose of dextromethorphan in helping to relieve a nocturnal cough and allowing proper sleep. Honey has been used in Ayurvedic medicine in India for over 4000 years and is considered to help affect all three of the body’s primitive material imbalances positively. Honey may also be useful in improving weight loss, eyesight, urinary tract disorders, bronchial asthma, and nausea. The best part about honey is that it tastes so good, the possible health benefits are simply the icing on the cake.

You can find the Flow Hive Classic, the Super, and frames on the "Flow" site. This exciting idea comes from the Anderson family who has been beekeeping for three generations. This lovely bee house allows you to have a constant supply of honey to enjoy all year long. If we look after the bees, the bees will look after us. *

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