Skip to content

In order to avoid any legal ramifications, it's suffice that this is Willy's healthy supplement recipe for adding to sugar syrup.

5 cups water

2 1/2 lbs. sugar

1/8 teaspoon lecithin granules (used as emulsifier)

15 drops spearmint oil

15 drop lemongrass oil

He mentioned he used a cap full per 2 gals of sugar syrup when feeding.

Willy purchases the lecithin granules and oils from Puritan's Pride. (This is not an endorsement, but just a source suggestion)

However, the least expensive container of  lecithin granules is 16 oz which is most likely a lot more than will ever be used by one beekeeper. Amazon has a 4 oz package available which is reasonable even though the price per ounce is a good bit more.