HOW TO COLLECT
Looking for an easy and safe way to collect bee venom?
Our SMART-BEE bee venom collection sets make the process easier than ever before. These sets can be powered in three different ways: via USB, solar, or built-in battery. This means you can choose the power source that works best for your needs and location.
Our collection sets are designed to provide you with reliable operation, excellent yields, and maximum bee care. With our high-quality equipment, you can rest assured that you’re getting the most out of your bee venom collection efforts. Whether you’re a professional beekeeper or just starting out, our bee venom collection sets are the perfect solution for all your bee venom harvesting needs.
How to collect bee venom?
Once you have completed all the necessary pre-collection steps, including inserting the glass into each panel and connecting them to the collector using the cables provided with the kit, it’s time to place the panels at the entrance of the hives with the wires above and the glass below. Next, connect the device to a power supply and turn it on. It will begin sending impulses to the connected panels. The bees will respond to the electrical impulses by stinging the glass beneath the wires, allowing for the safe and non-invasive collection of bee venom. This causes the release of venom in a liquid state, which quickly dries on the glass. The venom can be removed by scratching it off and stored in a glass jar in powder form. Make sure the jar is tightly sealed and store it in the freezer at -15°C to preserve its healing properties for at least five years. To clean the panels after collection, do not use cleaners with strong odors. Instead, use a woolen or cotton cloth soaked in 60-70% alcohol.
Bee venom can be collected from early April to late September. With our latest generation of collectors, the best results are obtained when the collector is used on hives for about 30 minutes, and then these hives have about 30 minutes of rest. You can use the collecting panels for other hives during “rest” time. You can repeat the procedure on the same hives after a 2-3 day break.
Based on our experience, the expected yield of bee venom per hive over a 30-minute period ranges from 0.2 to 0.5 grams. The actual amount may vary depending on factors such as the health and strength of the hive, outdoor temperature, and season.
It is important to note that the mild impulses produced by this device are strictly controlled on every output, ensuring that the device is harmless to bees.