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  1. Bee Forum
    Have read/heard many comments about using HBH and or other EO in 1:1 syrup for feeding hives that robbing would be started. Even if all the hives are being feed the same syrup? Is this a fact or is it just another rumour that has turned into "fact" If it is true than what is the cause of the...
  2. Bee Forum
    hello all.. here's my normal hbh mix - open feed only 2.4lbs sugar 1 quart of hot water 2-4 tsp lecithin as the emulsifier 2 tsp lemongrass 2 tsp spiramint oil all blended up to make a concentrate whereby i add 1 tsp/quart sugar water. In my tired state yesterday, I added 2 tsp of...
  3. Bee Forum
    Correction, the authors/creators contradict themselves concerning the amount of essential oil in a teaspoon of HBH. The first source mentioned there being 1cc in two teaspoons. The second (an abstract) says that each teaspoon contains a cc of oil... I'll repost if I learn something.... I'm...
  4. Bee Forum
    After doing some research on o/w (oil in water) emulsions it seemed to me that the soy lecithin granules should be incorporated into the oil first... I posed the question to a professional in the food and beverage industry and I received the following reply: There's some experimenting to be...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    Took some time this morning and played around with HBH recipes I have seen. I stopped buying it years ago because of the price. The typical ones you see floating around make about a quart size portion and the consistency and color aren't the same. I have a batch that is pretty darn close. I...
  6. Bee Forum
    4 oz lemongrass 4 oz spearmint 70 oz sugar water (3 parts sugar 1 part water) 5 tsp lecithin granules 4 oz warm water Combine lecithin and warm water let sit for an hour. Blend with 2 cups warm sugar water Cool to room temp Add oils and blend on high for one minute. Add cool sugar water...
  7. Diseases and Pests
    Hey all, Listened to a speaker on Honey B Healthy a few days ago. The talk really caught my interests, and the claims being made caught my attention. But alot of what was being said didnt have any science to back it. Most all the claims were being made from personal and antedotal...
  8. Bee Forum
    Looking for the homemade receipe for HBH. Good stuff but to expensive.
  9. Bee Forum
    i was wondering if anyone has used honey bee healthy or products like that, or if you have personal recipes that you use. also what results you've had using it?
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