The valley of Caleu is a traditional honey-making region, due to its floral trees, which allows an important support to local economic activity. A Nursery (Maternity) for Queen Bees is one of them.
Apitherapy, known to the Chinese and the Incas, using the venom from the bee-sting (apitoxin) has gained many followers due to the positive results in the curing and relieving of the pains of lumbago, arthiritis, rheumatism and other conditions,.
Propolis – used by Egyptian priests and later by the Greeks -, has immense healing properties, as it is antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, non-allergenic and anaesthetic.
Royal Jelly, the food of queen bees has energizing properties, regularizing hormones, antioxidants and natural restoratives, especially useful for sportspeople.