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Did You Know

See below for a list of ‘Did You Know’ articles relating to Honey to heal.

All worker bees are female.

A bee produces a teaspoon of honey (about 5 grams) in her lifetime.

To produce a kilogram of honey, bees fly the equivalent of three times around the world in air miles.

The type of flower the bees take their nectar from determines the honey’s flavour.

Male bees (drones) have bigger eyes to help them find the Queen Bee.

Bees mate high in the sky. Afterwards the male bee loses his reproductive organs and dies.

A Queen Bee can produce 2,000 eggs a day. Fertilised eggs become females and unfertilised eggs become males, with the help of pheromones.

To get more bees in your garden grow more colour.

Bees love blue and love cluster plants like lavender and rosemary.

Bees don't want to sting you because they die.

There are over 20,000 different species of bee, found on every continent except Antarctica.

Honey has been shown to have many health benefits both when eaten and when applied to the skin. The darker the honey the better.

The bee is the only social insect to be partially domesticated by humans.

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