How Many Have Tried "Honey B Healthy" ,What Your Thoughts On This Product?

Discussion in 'Beekeeping' started by Hee Haw, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. Hee Haw

    Hee Haw Well-Known Member

    Mar 22, 2006
    Honey B Healthy is a feeding stimulant liquid with essential oils,to mix with sugar water .Seen in many Bee order magazines. It clams to help promote healthy, vigorous hives,and can be used as liquid smoke, by spraying on the bees with a calming effect.
    Any experince with this product? if so would you use it again, Is it worth the cost, in your opnion?
  2. alleyyooper

    alleyyooper keeper of the bees Staff Member Supporter

    Apr 22, 2005
    I have not used it myself. A friend started useing it last year. He felt his girls got off to a better start than in the past 15 years he has kept bees.
    As far as spraying the girls with a mix with that in it I can not say. I have sprayed with just a 1:1 ratio of sugar syrup and had the same results :eek: . Can't say :confused: it rightly calms them but it does :clap: keep them busy cleaning it off each other so they tend not to worry about you so much.
    :D Al

  3. amymcg

    amymcg New Member

    Feb 16, 2006
    Andover, MA
    I've heard a number of people say it induces robbing. be careful if you have a large yard.