Archive for May, 2011

Wordless Wednesday

chandelier tree with bikes riding through photo

Source: Treehugger.com

Does local honey reduce seasonal allergies?

I have always heard that consuming local honey helps to reduce the effects of seasonal allergies. I have yet to test this theory but I’m sure many of you have.

It is said that since local bees pollinate local flowers, small amounts of the pollen prevalent in your area will end up in the honey. Eating the honey on a regular basis will help build up your immunity to these allergens.

It sounds like a pretty solid theory. Not only are you supporting local businesses by buying honey from producers in your community, it also reduces emissions from the transport of honey. This is a win-win for the economy and the environment.

But how much honey would I need to consume? How long would this take? Let me know what you think? Do you believe this really works….why or why not?

Source: Mother Nature Network

Photo: Cltampa.com

Wordless Wednesday

Source: India On Rent

What they left out of the brochure…..

 
 
 
 
 
 Sources for “good U.S.” map:
 
Sources for “bad U.S.” map:

Source: Mother Nature Network

Like this on Facebook

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 233 other followers