Gel Apichels for BEE for use in hives
1 g of the drug contains:
thymol – 250 mg
eucalyptus oil – 50 mg
menthol – 12 mg
Method of application and dosage
Containers with the drug are placed on the frame, leaving between the surface of the container and the lid of the hive 0.5-1 cm of free space or squeezing out of the tube 4-6 tracks, evenly applying the gel on a sheet of office or parchment paper A4. A sheet or container with the drug is placed on top of the frame in the center of the hive.
The drug is used in the following doses:
• for a strong bee colony – 50 g;
• per nucleus or weak bee colony – 25 g.
After two weeks, the remnants of the drug are removed, make a new portion and leave it in the hive until the container is completely empty.
In the spring and summer, the treatment is completed seven days before the start of the main harvest. Summer-autumn processing is carried out after pumping of commercial honey at an air temperature from +15 to +27 ° C.
Personnel in contact with the product should wear protective clothing, avoid contact of the drug with the skin and contact with the eyes. Wash hands thoroughly with soap after handling. If the drug gets on the skin, wash it off with soap and water, and if it gets into the eyes – rinse with plenty of running water. Do not inhale the preparation!
Gel white or light yellow.
The drug contains active substances of plant origin, so it is safe for bee colonies and does not impair the quality of honey.
Thymol is obtained from the essential oil of thyme (Thymus vulgaris) or synthetically. It has a pronounced acaricidal, bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal action.
Eucalyptus oil is obtained from eucalyptus leaves of various species. The complex of its active substances (essential oil, cineole – not less than 60%, pinene, other terpenoids, phenolaldehydes, triterpenoids) provides antiseptic action against a number of bacteria, viruses, micromycetes and protozoa, stimulates the strengthening of nonspecific resistance to bees and increases their resistance to disease. .
Menthol – an organic substance derived from the essential oil of mint (Mentha piperita L.), has pronounced acaricidal, antiseptic and phytoncide properties.
The complex of three active substances provides a broad therapeutic effect of the drug against wax moth larvae, pathogens of varroasis, acarapidosis, mycosis (aspergillosis and ascopherosis), infectious diseases of bees (American and European rot).
Treatment of bees with varroasis prevention of acarapidosis, ascopherosis, aspergillosis, American and European rot and wax moth larvae
There are no contraindications for use in hives with worker bees, queens and brood.
In a dry, dark place, out of reach of children, away from heating appliances, separately from food and feed, at a temperature of +5 to +25 ° C.
After opening the package, use the drug for 20 days.