Beeswax for Skin Care: Using Natural Solar Processing

May 9, 2017 Beeswax 0

When making organic, non-preservative laden soaps and balms, a key ingredient that helps with the beneficial qualities of moisturizing and healing is beeswax.  Beeswax is produced by worker bees which use it to build comb within their hives. The comb is used for rearing young, and for storing pollen and honey.  But after the honey is extracted, the comb itself contains the wonderful wax, which itself has many anti-allergen, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant benefits for the… Read more

Healing Properties of Raw Honey: More than just a sweet treat!

April 3, 2017 Honey 0

The health benefits of honey have been discussed for thousands of years (and even makes an appearance in the Bible).  In our modern world, many of the health benefits (which have been well documented by numerous scientific research institutions) are related to eating honey. And when we are talking about healthy honey at Monte-Bellaria, we mean raw honey (that is pure, unfiltered—which means it includes pollen and other bee byproducts, is unheated, unpasteurized, and unprocessed… Read more