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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Bees

The Bee-Master of Warrilow

Tickner EDWARDES

1914

2017-01-19

'Yet though we may recount these things, and speak of this mysterious essence called bee-milk as really the mainspring of all effort and achievement within the hive, it is doubtful whether we havesolved the greatest mystery of all about it. Of what is it composed, and whence is it derived? ...Bee-milk, it would seem, is still a physiological mystery, and so may remain to the end of time." - The bee-master of Warrilow, 1921

'[Bee milk/Royal Jelly] is secreted from the glands in the hypopharynx of worker bees' 'Royal jelly is composed of 67% water, 12.5% crude protein, including small amounts of many different amino acids, and 11% simple sugars (monosaccharides), also including a relatively high amount (5%) of fatty acids.' - Wikipedia

Apparently you can buy bee milk. Someone will have to experiment with feeding an infant on it. See if they become a Queen Human.