Beekeeper’s Naturals: Superfoods from the Hive

Beekeeper’s Naturals is a natural bee product company dedicated to bringing you all the wondrous health benefits from the hive. We are very passionate about nutrition, health, and saving the bees!

We’re sick of mainstream “remedies” that are packed with artificial ingredients and come with nasty side effects. Call us crazy, but we think you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your values to feel better.

That’s why we’re on a mission to reinvent the medicine cabinet – and save the bees while we’re at it. (Yes, we believe in dreaming big.)

 

 

Certified Products:

Propolis Spray

Feeling a tickle in your throat? Forget about those hyper sweet lozenges. Propolis soothes and supports your body naturally—without any nasty ingredients or a sugar hangover.

That’s all thanks to our star ingredient, bee propolis. With natural germ fighting properties, lots of antioxidants, and 300+ beneficial compounds, we like to think of propolis as nature’s ultimate defender.

Propolis Throat Spray for Kids

Don’t let runny noses and scratchy throats slow your little ones down. With antioxidant-rich buckwheat honey and propolis, this gentle, kid-friendly duo is naturally tough on germs, but also super soothing on scratchy throats.

B. Powered

Experience the benefits of the most powerful honey in the world. This therapeutic blend of royal jelly, bee pollen, propolis, and raw honey is designed to support those heavy, low energy days. Try a spoonful on those sleepy mornings, napless afternoons, and before intense workouts.

B.LXR Brain Fuel

Having trouble concentrating and getting your work done? Don’t reach for another depleting cup of coffee. Nourish your brain instead.

B.LXR is caffeine-free, plant-powered, and packed with brain-loving adaptogens to naturally support focus and brain health. Featuring royal jelly, ginkgo biloba, and bacopa monnieri, B.LXR is essential for anyone looking to hunker down and get things done.

Bee Pollen

Meet nature’s multivitamin. Packed with B vitamins, minerals, free forming amino acids, and protein, bee pollen is the perfect dose of clean energy for active humans.

Our raw bee pollen comes from remote green apiaries in the lush mountains of British Columbia, where our bees enjoy a rich variety of wildflowers for foraging. BKN pollen packs a nutritional punch compared to the typical store-bought, dried-out varieties, as it comes from the highest quality foraging grounds. You can really taste the difference, as our pollen is never heated or treated in order to preserve all the natural enzymes and vitamins.

Raw Wildflower Honey

Beekeeper’s Naturals raw wildflower honey is a pure, all-natural, and healthy. Our raw wildflower honey comes from sustainable, local apiaries in Ontario, Canada and it’s truly farm to bottle. We never overharvest or mix our honey with other ingredients (like fructose, agave or corn syrup)! Our 100% pure wildflower honey contains naturally occurring nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, the way Mother Nature intended us to enjoy it.

 

Our purpose is simple: to inspire honest, healthy living and nurture a greater awareness for saving our bees! That is why our all natural propolis spray is made with high quality propolis (95% extract!) that is sustainably hand-harvested by experienced beekeepers in Canada.

One of our core values is to practice, share and promote sustainable beekeeping. What exactly does that mean? We put the bees first in the process of making our products and want our bees and customers alike to thrive so we ensure that our bees are healthy, in safe locations and we never over harvest leaving our bees with plenty of honey, pollen and propolis of their own.

Through our partnership with the Canadian Honey Council and creating a platform for education and awareness regarding the plight of the bees, we feel that with your help, we can really make a difference!


Carly’s Story

 

For Carly ,it all started with a semester abroad in Europe. Four months of sightseeing and wine drinking finally caught up with her in Florence, where her tonsils ballooned to the size of a meatball. Facing the prospect of cutting her trip short for surgery, she desperately searched for a less extreme solution.

With her chipmunk cheeks filled with gelato (her stop-gap remedy of choice), she stumbled across an Italian pharmacy full of wonderful bee products. She somehow managed—between her swollen mouth and broken Italian—to communicate her symptoms to the pharmacist, and he suggested propolis. Skeptical, but willing to try anything, Carly forked over €7 and squeezed a few drops. Within days, her tonsillitis was in retreat and she was taking in the art at the Uffizi Gallery.

After a wonderful propolis-fuelled trip Carly said ‘au revoir’ to Europe and returned home to finish her final year of university. But within a few months Carly’s tonsils flared up again and surgery was looking unavoidable. This time she knew what she needed. Unable to find bee propolis on the shelves of her local health food stores and pharmacies, Carly had to dig deep to find her secret weapon. She sought out a local beekeeper to learn more about everything bees and beekeeping and what the bees have to offer.

This little expedition sparked a passion. Two years later with her tonsils intact, Carly is running Beekeeper’s Naturals and hopes to share propolis and all of its benefits with North America. Our first product is—you guessed it—a propolis spray, created with students, professionals, parents, and anyone with a busy lifestyle in mind.

Carly is also a tireless advocate for the preservation of the waning global bee population and, through Beekeepers, supports the protection of hives across North America. Her mission is to improve the health of bees and humans alike.

"I like natural things. I like hiking and getting lost in nature and I like my foods and health remedies without chemicals. But I had a dilemma: where do I find natural health products that actually work?

My inspiration for creating Beekeeper’s Naturals came about organically. I wasn’t planning to start a company, I was simply looking for a natural health product that actually delivered. In that quest, I encountered all of the newest magical health elixirs but ended up spending a lot of money on ineffective health-store powders, or over-the-counter synthetic immune boosters that temporarily dampened my symptoms but never got rid of them.

Science is amazing. It can cure horrible diseases, cancers and disabilities. But what about your sore throat or stubborn cold? At Beekeeper’s we love science – we use science to formulate and test our products obsessively. But we also think Mother Nature is pretty incredible. Bees are nature’s consummate workers and the ultimate team players. Thinking back now, it should have been obvious that bees were the answer. Bees naturally produce propolis to protect themselves and their hives from bacteria. You can think of propolis as the immune system of the hive and a key factor in overall hive health. Bee propolis is nature’s ultimate protector, showing powerful healing properties for bees and luckily us humans too! It’s a must for anyone leading an active lifestyle and who hates getting sick. It’s simple. It’s natural. And it works. At Beekeeper’s Naturals, we are dedicated to sustainably sharing the world of “beegan” superfoods with you to keep you functioning at your best."

Carly - Founder of Beekeeper's Naturals


Why the Honeybees Need Our Help:

Starting in 2006, there has been a drastic increase in the disappearance of honey bee colonies in North America with approximately 25-30% of colonies dying every year. This phenomenon where a colony’s worker bees abruptly disappear, is called Colony Collapse Disorder. There is a similar phenomenon occurring with bumble bees who are another important pollinator for many crops native to North America.

You probably didn’t know this, but we rely on honey bees for nearly 1/3 of our entire food supply! Nature’s modest little superheroes play a crucial role in pollinating many important plants and crops that make up an important part of the human diet. Some of the delicious foods that we take for granted that we wouldn’t have without our buzzing friends are almonds, apples, oranges, tomatoes, onions, avocados, garlic and coffee to name a few. While various factors are cited for contributing to Colony Collapse Disorder and the decline of the bees, many researchers point to neonicotinoid pesticides as the main culprit. These pesticides have been banned in Europe (albeit temporarily and with limited scope), but similar action had not been taken in North America until the recent Ontario government proposal to reduce the use of neonicotinoid pesticides in corn and soybean seeds.

Obama caught on and established the Pollinator Health Task Force in June 2014 to research, educate and develop a strategy to “reverse pollinator losses and help restore populations to health levels”. The impact that bees have on our environment runs much much further than you can imagine. They play a vital role in our global ecosystem, with more plant, animal, and insect species relying on them than we can count! Make sure to keep yourself up to date with what’s happening by reading our weekly blog posts.

Propolis Spray - Beekeeper's Naturals - Certified Paleo, Keto Certified by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: High-grade bee propolis extract, non-GMO vegetable glycerin, purified water
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Propolis Throat Spray for Kids - Beekeeper's Naturals - Certified Paleo, Keto Certified by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Bee propolis extract, buckwheat honey, non-GMO vegetable glycerin and purified water
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B Powered - Beekeeper's Naturals - Certified Paleo by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Raw enzymatic honey, royal jelly (745mg*), raw bee pollen (532mg*), and bee propolis extract (43mg*)
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BLXR - Beekeeper's Naturals - Certified Paleo, Keto Certified by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Royal jelly (500mg), bacopa monnieri plant extract (300mg), ginkgo biloba leaf extract (400mg), non-GMO vegetable glycerin, and purified water.
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Bee Pollen - Beekeeper's Naturals - Certified Paleo by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Raw, sustainably sourced, wildflower bee pollen
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Ingredients: 100% Raw Wildflower Honey (500g)
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Any feedback? Want to talk bees or even just say hi? Send us a message or drop us a line!

Phone: +1 (844) 503-4242
Email: customercare@beekeepersnaturals.com

What are the ingredients in your all natural bee propolis throat spray?

Answer: Just 3 simple ones: bee propolis, non-GMO vegetable glycerin, and purified water.

How much bee propolis extract is in your propolis throat spray?

Answer: Our propolis spray contains a 95% propolis extract!

How many propolis sprays should I take per day?

Answer: Depends what you’re using our propolis spray for! In general, we recommend taking 4 sprays, 1-3 times per day with or without food. We also like taking a few sprays in the morning or afternoon as a dietary supplement and for a source of antioxidants.

I really, really don’t want to get sick. Can bee propolis prevent colds?

Answer: When you start sniffling, feel the tingle of a sore throat, or are in close proximity to sick people, break out your propolis spray! To help bulletproof your immune system and defend your body from bugs we recommend spraying up to 4 sprays 3-6 times per day.

What is the shelf life of your propolis spray?

Answer: Our propolis spray is good for 3 years from the date it was manufactured. Check the expiry date on the back of your bottle for the specific date. Our propolis spray is natural and contains no artificial preservatives.

Your propolis tastes sweet, shouldn’t medicine taste bad? Are there any added sugars or flavors?

Answer: We believe in keeping things the way nature intended, so we don’t add any sugars or flavors to our bee propolis. Our propolis has zero grams of sugar and naturally tastes sweet!

How many sprays are in each bottle of your bee propolis throat spray?

Answer: Each bottle contains approximately 240 antioxidant-filled, immune supporting sprays. It will typically last anywhere from 3 weeks to a few months depending on how often you use it.

I love your spray! How old should my kids be to take it as well?

Answer: We recommend that your child be at least 2 years old to use our propolis spray. You should always check with your doctor first to ensure there are no allergies.

Should I avoid honey, bee propolis or B.LXR while pregnant?

Answer: We always recommend that pregnant women consult their healthcare professional before taking honey, bee propolis, or other bee products.

Is your honey pasteurized?

Answer: No way! We are health nuts and would never tamper with the natural magic of honey. Our raw honey is pure, fresh, nutritious and, of course, unpasteurized.

Is your propolis gluten free?

Answer: Yes, our bee propolis spray is absolutely gluten free!

I follow the paleo diet. Can I use your products?

Answer: You most certainly can! All of our products are certified paleo by the Paleo Foundation and are awesome superfoods to include in your primal lifestyle. Fun fact: prehistoric farmers were actually beekeepers. It turns out that humans have been enjoying the fruits of honeybees’ labor for around 9000 years…now that’s Paleolithic!

Where do you source your bee products from?

Answer: All of our products come from small scale and remote apiaries primarily across Canada and the US, as well as exotic regions around the world such as the Brazilian rainforest. We work with our apiary partners to ensure that our bee products are sustainably sourced and of the highest quality and that the bees are always put first.

How do I turn my crystallized honey back into a liquid?

Answer: As annoying as it can be to spread on your toast, crystallized honey is a good thing because it’s a sign that the honey is raw and unpasteurized. Depending on its floral source, the time it can take for your fresh, raw honey to crystallize can vary from weeks to even years. If you want to soften your crystallized honey, heat water in a pot and put your honey container in the pot of hot water until the honey turns back into liquid form. This gentle transfer of heat to the honey helps turn it back into liquid form without overheating the honey.

What is B.LXR Brain Fuel?

Answer: B.LXR Brain Fuel is an all natural nootropic that’s formulated with the purest ingredients to help you focus, enhance your memory and cognitive function. Our nourishing supplement does more than help you to get in the zone, it’s beneficial for one of your most vital organs, your brain. The plant based and bee made ingredients in B.LXR have been widely studied for both memory and cognitive enhancement and preventing neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s and dementia. Our healing shot is safe to take on a regular basis to help take care of your brain or in times of elevated stress or pressure when you really need to be on your “A” game.

How do you use B.LXR?

Answer: B.LXR can be used daily as a cognitive enhancing brain supplement to protect the brain or in times of need such as an exam, presentation, big meeting, sporting event, or more. Anytime you need to focus, reduce “brain fog” and make sure that you’re “on”, B.LXR is the natural supplement to help you succeed. We recommend that you take ½ to a full vial in the morning to help fuel your brain throughout the day (or in the afternoon for a pick me up!).

What are Nootropics?

Answer: Nootropics are cognitive enhancing supplements that improve cognition, memory, and facilitate learning. Learn more on the nootropics that are in B.LXR in this post.

What are the benefits of B.LXR?

Answer: Memory Cognitive enhancement Focus Reduced brain fog Supports brain health

What is in B.LXR?

Answer: B.LXR contains an all natural formula of healing herbs and beegan superfoods! Each shot of B.LXR contains 500mg of royal jelly, 300mg of bacopa monnieri (plant extract) and 400mg of ginkgo biloba (leaf extract), all in a base of purified water and non-GMO vegetable glycerin.

Once opened do I have to refrigerate B.LXR?

Answer: Nope, B.LXR is shelf stable! If you want to reuse a vial just make sure to reseal it to consume on a later date.

How old do you have to be to use B.LXR?

Answer: B.LXR is recommended for individuals 12 and up.

What Time of day should I take B.LXR?

Answer: B.LXR may help improve focus and promote energy so we recommend that you take it earlier in the day.

Should anyone avoid B.LXR?

Answer: Ginkgo Biloba is a root with well-documented effects on the brain, however it can have a negative impact if you are on blood thinners. If you are on any of these medications please avoid B.LXR and any other products containing ginkgo biloba or consult your doctor.

Is B.LXR safe to take if I’m already taking ADHD medication?

Answer: B.LXR is formulated with high quality all natural ingredients and should be fine for anyone who is not on blood thinners, however we always suggest that you consult your doctor when adding new supplements to your routine.

Is B.LXR a good supplement for post concussion syndrome?

Answer: Concussions are incredibly personal, but we have had many customers successfully use B.LXR as a part of their post concussion regimen. The ingredients in B.LXR Brain Fuel work together to help support the brain and reduce inflammation, and may be beneficial to incorporate into a post concussion supplement regimen.

Where can I find scientific studies on the ingredients inside B.LXR?

Answer: Check out our blog post on B.LXR. This post cites many high quality placebo controlled studies. All references are linked at the bottom of the page.

Is B.LXR Paleo?

Answer: Absolutely. B.LXR contains only pure royal jelly, extracts of ginkgo biloba, bacopa monnieri, non-GMO vegetable glycerin, and purified water. Each being paleo compliant.

Will B.LXR kick me out of ketosis?

Answer: Short answer is no! There’s no added sugar, nor are there any carbohydrates in any of the ingredients. The sweet taste comes from the non-GMO vegetable glycerin.

Is B.LXR safe for diabetics?

Answer: There’s no sugar in B.LXR. The sweetness comes from non-GMO vegetable glycerin. As always, check with your primary care physician before taking any new supplement.

Why should I take a brain supplement?

Answer: Are you a creator, hustler, or just someone looking to get the extra edge without drinking 4 cups of coffee? B.LXR Brain Fuel is an all natural tool to use to your advantage that not only helps you focus, it is good for overall brain maintenance. Consider this, we live in a world of short attention spans, social media, high stress levels, and global competition. Today we put more pressure on ourselves to perform better than ever before. Given all this stress, pressure, and distraction, we need to make a conscious effort to care for our brains. Many people drink green juice for their bodies and take probiotics for their gut, but what are they doing to support brain health? B.LXR is more than a memory tool, it’s a means of nurturing one of your most vital organs!

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Established in 2010, The Paleo Foundation was first organized for the purpose of improving the tolerability of the paleo diet, and to help adherents easily identify products that met its basic tenets.  Since then, thousands of products have been certified through the Certified Paleo, Keto Certified, and lab -tested Grain-Free Gluten-Free certification programs.

 


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The ketogenic diet is a restrictive, demanding diet that can be difficult to maintain, and tolerability of the ketogenic diet is the single most important factor limiting individual acceptance for initiation.  Therefore, improving the tolerability of the ketogenic diet is crucial to preventing diet discontinuation, warranting further investigation into methods for improving palatability, improving the availability and convenience of foods that are compliant with the ketogenic diet, as well as addressing cultural and social acceptance.

The Keto Diet product market may be in a unique position to improve tolerability, especially in social and cultural environments that typically feature carbohydrate-rich “special occasion” types of foods. In 2016, the Paleo Foundation launched the world's first Keto Certified program for products with standards that were developed for adherence to a classical ketogenic diet.