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Honey kills bacteria, and it works in lots of ways -it is high in sugar, it contains hydrogen peroxide and antimicrobial compounds, and it is acidic.  The ancient Egyptians used honey on wounds.

Honey bees in a hiveJust a reminder – don’t give honey to babies. In rare cases, it can cause botulism.

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Honey bees have five eyes.

Honey bees may be used as ‘security‘ at a historic site in Wales to deter vandals. A great idea – keep damage down, make honey and pollinate flowers, though people are talking about health and safety issues already.

A protein in royal jelly, called royalactin, turns bee larvae into queens.

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