Beeswax Alchemy

Beeswax Alchemy Author Petra Ahnert
ISBN-10 9781592539796
Year 2015-04-01
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher
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This is a reference book for all things beeswax. It offers a basic introduction to extracting and purifying beeswax, as well as many items that can be made with it.

Beeswax Alchemy

Beeswax Alchemy Author Petra Ahnert
ISBN-10 9781627881609
Year 2015-02-15
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Quarry Books
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Modern beekeepers - take notice! Here we have the answer to one of the most common questions related to beekeeping: what do I do with all of this beeswax? In fact, the possibilities are seemingly endless! As beeswax has multiple holistic and decorative uses, projects can vary from beauty and health products to household items. Beeswax Alchemy is your first step towards using excess beeswax to make beautiful, useful gifts for friends, family, and even yourself. It offers a basic introduction to the art of extracting and purifying beeswax, as well as countless ideas for what to make with it. These include skin care creams, candles, and other home products like beeswax ornaments and wax fabric. So, get ready to suit up and collect some beeswax. There's so much that you can do with it - and now you know how! "This is the book I've been waiting thirty years for. It has absolutely everything beeswax--candles (and bless you Petra for the info on wicks), balms (to make you pretty), creams (to heal both body and soul), soaps (so much on soap!), and many, many home products to make and use every day! Excellent instructions. Bountiful information. Beautifully done." - Kim Flottum, beekeeper; author of The Backyard Beekeeper, Better Beekeeping, The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook; and editor of Bee Culture magazine

Honey Crafting

Honey Crafting Author Leeann Coleman
ISBN-10 9781440557552
Year 2013-05-18
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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From hive to home! From the satisfying taste of fresh honey butter to the blissful aroma of a beeswax candle, Honey Crafting celebrates everything the hive has to offer. Inside, you'll find a variety of sweet crafts for around the home, including Molded Beeswax Ornaments, Oatmeal and Honey Scrub Bar, Honey Gorgonzola Toasts, and Cocoa Lavender Lip Balm. Whether you're interested in creating delicious meals that highlight honey's robust taste, developing all-natural beauty products, or preparing home remedies that will soothe any ailment, this book makes it easy for anyone to savor the simple pleasures that come from harvesting the golden nectar. With step-by-step instructions and plenty of buzz-worthy wisdom, Honey Crafting will help you sweeten up your day with all the goodness that honeybees bring.

The Beeswax Workshop

The Beeswax Workshop Author Chris Dalziel
ISBN-10 9781612436500
Year 2016-12-20
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Ulysses Press
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TRANSFORM MIRACULOUS BEESWAX INTO ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HOUSEHOLD CLEANER, PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, CANDLES AND CRAFTS Making all kinds of amazing, all-natural stuff out of beeswax is easy and fun. Packed with over 100 step-by-step recipes, The Beeswax Workshop shows you how to make beautiful gifts, household cleaners, beauty supplies and so, so much more: HOME •Mason Jar Candle •English Furniture Polish HEALTH •Bug-Be-Gone Insect Repellent •Chamomile Sunburn Salve BEAUTY •Everyday Body Butter •Rose Lip Gloss GARDEN •Waterproof Shade Hat •Nontoxic Wood Sealant Whether you use beeswax from your backyard hive or purchase a supply, this book offers tips, tricks and techniques for getting the most out of this miracle ingredient.

The Benevolent Bee

The Benevolent Bee Author Stephanie Bruneau
ISBN-10 9781631592867
Year 2017-07-15
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher
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Get the buzz on bees, honey, hive behavior, and all the things you can make with bee products in The Benevolent Bee. A honeybee hive produces much more than honey; it also produces pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. And humans have found uses for all these products. The Benevolent Bee will describe how and why the bees make these products, how they've been used by humans throughout the ages, and how beekeepers harvest the products. It will also present simple do-it yourself recipes for using the products in health and wellness, body care, nutrition, and craft. Beekeeper, herbalist, and artist Stephanie Bruneau explores six amazing products of the honeybee hive--honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, beeswax, and bee venom. Learn how to make a salve for burns and a cough syrup from raw honey; how to make a tincture, an infused oil, and a mouthwash from propolis, the anti-bacterial "bee glue" that lines the inside of the hive; and much more.

Better Beekeeping

Better Beekeeping Author Kim Flottum
ISBN-10 9781610580281
Year 2011-08-01
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Quarry Books
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"Better Beekeeping is the most lucid call to action ever written about land-based beekeeping."—Tammy Horn, author of Bees in America and Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market "There are numerous beekeeping books on the shelves that instruct on 'how to,' but Better Beekeeping is a book that explores 'why to,' which is essential for this ever-changing world of beekeeping today."—Jennifer Berry, research coordinator at the University of Georgia's Honey Bee Research Lab, commercial queen and nuc producer, and columnist for Bee Culture magazine Backyard beekeepers everywhere agree: a successful colony is a thing of beauty. Thousands of beekeepers have started beekeeping thanks to Kim Flottum's first book, The Backyard Beekeeper, and they have added to their repertoire of skills with The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook. Now, Better Beekeeping answers the question, "What do I do now that I'm a beekeeper?" This book takes serious beekeepers past the beginning stages and learning curves and offers solutions and rewards for keeping bees a better way. Better queens, better winters, better food, and better bees await any beekeeper willing to take on the challenge of having the right number of bees, of the right age, in the right place, in the right condition, at the right time.

The Beekeeper s Journal

The Beekeeper s Journal Author Kim Flottum
ISBN-10 9781592538874
Year 2014-02-01
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Quarry Books
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Store your notes, journal entries, and daily beekeeping records, observations, and to-do lists within the pages of this beautiful and inspirational journal. The Beekeeper's Journal is the perfect tool for beekeepers and beekeeping enthusiasts to keep their thoughts, recipes, inspirations, sketches, to-do lists and more. Photographs and illustrations on each spread complement the helpful tips, anecdotes, ideas, recipes, how-to and images from beekeeping expert, Kim Flottum. This book is not only a useful tool, but the perfect keepsake for avid beekeepers and those who aspire to keep bees.

The Beginner s Guide to Beekeeping

The Beginner s Guide to Beekeeping Author Daniel Johnson
ISBN-10 9780760344477
Year 2013-07-15
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Voyageur Press
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"The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping is a fully illustrated, explicitly detailed resource for would-be rural and suburban beekeepers"--

Beekeeper s Lab

Beekeeper s Lab Author Kim Lehman
ISBN-10 9781631592683
Year 2017-05-01
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher
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Fill the year ahead with weekly activities from around and about the hive, including art projects, recipes, experiments, garden activities, and more! If you keep bees or are interested in keeping bees, Beekeeper's Lab is the book for you. Filled with 52 beekeeping and hive-inspired projects to keep you involved with your bees and hive all year long. The tutorials are brief, accomplishable, and rewarding. Try a new technique each week with how-tos and sidebars with tips that are perfect for including the whole family. Beekeeping a fun and educational for the whole family to enjoy and is a highly impressive skill to possess!

Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment

Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment Author Tony Pisano
ISBN-10 9781603428552
Year 2013-05-20
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Save time and money by building your own beekeeping equipment. Learn to craft equipment that is tailored to your particular climate and setup. Full of insightful tips and covering a variety of hive types, Pisano includes all the basic infrastructure you need to keep your bees happy and active — and your pantry full of honey.

Candlemaking the Natural Way

Candlemaking the Natural Way Author Rebecca Ittner
ISBN-10 1600597807
Year 2011
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Lark Books (NC)
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"Go eco-friendly by creating a variety of gorgeous candles with all-natural and readily available beeswax, palm wax, and soy wax. You'll learn the fundamental techniques of the craft, including dipped, rolled, and molded methods" -- Cover verso.

Bee Propolis

Bee Propolis Author James Fearnley
ISBN-10 0285635220
Year 2001
Pages 172
Language en
Publisher Souvenir PressLtd
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Propolis, a substance processed by bees from resin which they gather from trees and plants, is used to safeguard the health of the hive, and research studies have shown that its powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agents can be beneficial to humans too. It has proved effective in treating skin complaints, wounds and burns, respiratory problems such as asthma and bronchitis, and in alleviating arthritis, rheumatism and gastro-intestinal complaints. Most importantly, it has shown that it could be a natural alternative to antibiotics and that it may have the ability to boost the immune system. The author explains how to use it as part of everyday care, what products are available and how to make your own preparations. Full resources and references are included.

Honey

Honey Author Joe Traynor
ISBN-10 0960470417
Year 2002
Pages 106
Language en
Publisher
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Folk medicine lore is replete with tales of the curative properties of honey. Now numerous studies document honey's medicinal properties providing ample supporting evidence for anecdotal claims. Honey is an effective treatment for a variety of ailments. This insightful book summarises the medicinal value of honey and explores honey as a gastronomic treat.