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Don’t lick the band-aid!

Posted on 31 July 2012 (5)

(Part I in a series investigating the purported health benefits of honey) For most of us, “don’t lick the band-aid” is not a phrase Mom had to repeat often–but it may be in the future. Yep, “real” science supports Hippocrates and Aristotle–honey is good for treating boo-boos. In fact, honey is a powerful germ slayer, capable of killing […]

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Just a spoonful of honey

Posted on 11 January 2012 (3)

Our friends recently told us they harvested their first batch of honey from their own honeybees—3 gallons! Pretty soon, everyone around us was discussing what they could do with THREE gallons of honey. One person said local honey is good for treating seasonal allergies. Another person recommended it for treating burns or skin boo-boos. Intrigued, […]

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