I love this episode because it’s all about bees and how to protect and appreciate them for all they do. Today’s guest Carly Stein founded a company dedicated to doing exactly this. It’s called Beekeeper’s Naturals and I used their bee propolis spray nonstop this winter to keep the flu away. (I think it’s safe to say now without jinxing myself… it worked!)
In the face of a declining bee population, this is such an important topic to understand. Our planet would look completely different without bees and we’d lose many of the crops we know and love. I’m grateful to Carly for being here… let’s dive in!
Beekeeper’s Naturals: More Than Honey
Not only is Carly a beekeeper herself, she developed very innovative bee-made nutraceuticals that provide effective natural solutions to a lot of modern health problems. And it isn’t just honey, either. Honey has a lot of great benefits of its own, but Carly also explains how bee pollen and bee propolis can help fight illness, allergies, and poor nutrition. You can even use bee pollen as a pre-workout boost!
I also love Beekeeper’s Naturals because they have such a strong commitment to raising awareness and funds to help the bee cause in general. This interview helped me understand even more how important and fascinating bees really are, and steps we can take to make sure they stay around for our kids’ generation and beyond.
In This Episode You’ll Learn
the reason we are seeing bee populations decline
changes in pesticides and farming practices that are causing big problems for the bee
what will happen if the bee population continues to decline
an introduction to bee pollen and bee propolis and how to use them for allergies, nutrition, and more
how honey helps you sleep (and why)
why you should create a bee hotel in your backyard and how
how to find the only honey products that are third-party tested to be free of pesticides
what Aristotle has to do with bees
the unique honey you can substitute for cough syrup
I’d love to hear what you think! Do you use honey, bee pollen, royal jelly, or bee propolis for health benefits? Let me know in a comment below, or leave me a review on iTunes. I read each and every one, and my guests often do too and might answer your questions!
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