Stocking fillers for beekeepers

A great idea for stocking fillers as Christmas fast approaches is making candles, polish, beer, soap, lip balm and more. Bee Craft Magazine is hosting a #BeeCraftLive on Hive Products on Wednesday 17 December.

Pop Bee Craft Magazine a question ahead of #BeeCraftLive here: http://bit.ly/1yQ7zZD

Want to try to make a lip balm ahead of the chat? A simple recipe for honey and lavender lip balm:

Ingredients:

  • 40 ml olive oil
  • 10 g beeswax
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

Method:

  1. Heat the oil gently in a saucepan over a low heat.
  2. Add the beeswax, stirring till completely melted.
  3. Mix in the honey then pour into a warmed bowl.
  4. Add the lavender essential oil and stir quickly before the balm starts to set.
  5. Pour the warm balm into small pots and leave to set, then lid and label your honey and lavender lip balm.

Enjoy! Emma

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