Beehive Alchemy - How to Use Honey, Propolis, Beeswax and Pollen to Make Your Own Soap, Candles, Creams, Salves, and More

Author(s): Petra Ahnert


From crayons to cough drops, cookies to candles, Beehive Alchemy offers a comprehensive introduction to incorporating the miracle of bees into everyday life.

Beehive Alchemy is a continuation of Petra Ahnert's best-selling Beeswax Alchemy. With this new book, beekeepers (and bee lovers) will learn about the benefits and attributes of beeswax, honey, propolis, and more alongside a full range of projects and techniques to process and harness the amazing gifts of bees. Inside, you'll find instructions to make Ahnert's award-winning hand-dipped birthday candles, the classic French dessert canele bordelais, and much more, including:

Alchemy for the Body

  • Liquid soap with honey

  • Beard balm

  • Olive and honey lotion

Alchemy of Light

  • Taper candles

  • Tea lights

  • Pillars

Alchemy for the Home

  • Furniture polish

  • Waxed cotton food wraps

  • Woodcutter incense

Alchemy in the Studio

  • Beeswax crayons

  • Encaustic

  • Batik

Alchemy in the Kitchen

  • Cookies and candies

  • Beverages

  • Fermentations

Whether you keep bees or just love them, Beehive Alchemy will become your go-to comprehensive guide for hive-to-home creations.


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General Fields

  • : 9781631594915
  • : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • : Quarry Books
  • : 0.598742
  • : August 2018
  • : ---length:- '10'width:- '8'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Petra Ahnert
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 638.17
  • : 160