Silk is beautiful, highly demanded and expensive. And most people know that it is produced by silkworms. But do you know how exactly? You’ll be surprised that still today the only reasonable way to produce silk in mass quantities is by killing the thing that made it. This is just one of the many mind […]
Did you know that humans and silkworms have worked together for thousands of years? Bred in ancient China for over 5,000 years, silkworms were prized for producing silk. Here are some interesting facts about these incredible insects. 1. Northern China Natives During ancient Chinese times they began to be cultivated for their silk. Around the […]
Did you know that Mulberry leaves are the only food a silkworm will eat? But mulberry leaves are also one of the most commonly used natural home remedies for a myriad of ailments. The herb is celebrated by many artists, poets, and emperors. It’s even been featured in many pieces of literature. One of the […]
Looking for a natural way to supplement your health? Mulberry leaves can help. Silkworms have a diet that is completely made up of mulberry leaves. Packed full of vitamins, minerals and amino acids, these leaves provide all the nutrients silkworms need. There’s no need for silkworms to drink water because these fresh leaves contain enough […]
Looking for something different to add to the mix as you seek a healthier lifestyle? While nothing can still beat an apple a day to keep the doctor away, in South Korea, some people eat silkworms. Its protein is said to have many health benefits. According to naturopath experts at Have Lock Healing, “although perhaps […]
What do you think is the strongest natural material is? You might de surprised at where silk ranks. Silk is an incredible material. It is lighter than cotton, but for its weight, it can be 5x stronger than steel. Thinner than a human hair, yet capable of holding weights that are hundreds of times its […]
The saying goes, variety is the spice of life. This is applicable to all areas, but particularly when it comes to pets. Changing up the food you feed to your furry and scaly friends can help keep them in optimal health. If you haven’t caught on yet we’ll make it obvious, we’re talking about silkworms…as […]
Are you thinking of purchasing a silkworms as a pet? In this article, you will know why silkworms are potential pets both for adults and children. We’ll answer your most common questions.
Are you a teacher considering bringing silkworms into your classroom? Growing silkworms in classrooms can be a wonderful opportunity to teach your students a wide range of life skills through interaction with living creatures. Silkworms in the classroom can be a great tool to teach children about the life cycle, insect behaviour and anatomy, and […]
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