Story: Beekeeping

Bee cured

Bee cured

The medicinal and healing properties of honey have been known for thousands of years. Because of its antibacterial properties, honey has been used in the formulation of wound dressings, such as this Comvita product.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - Products', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 April 2024)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008