Fossil of Bee
To the left the oldest fossil of the bees ancestor, the “Electrapis” found in amber (resin). To the right a fossil of bees where the parts of the bee’s body are clearly visible and the corbícula (basket where the pollen is deposited) is highlighted in the paw (Photos published in Ruttner, 1992).
In this figure paintings with apricot motifs are shown in pieces found in Egypt and Greece, dating from 540 to 600 years before Christ (Photos published in Renner, 1970)…. honey should not be heated above 50 ° C, so as not to destroy its enzymes. When it is desired to decrystallize it, one should put in a water bath in hot water where we can get by hand.