WORD OF WARNING APITHERAPY
should not be used by those who know they are allergic to bees, as it could cause a serious reaction.
is using honey bee products for therapeutic purposes--for example, eating honey and putting it on the body, or using the sting in bee venom therapy.
1] An alternative medicine branch, called apitherapy
, has developed in recent years, offering treatments based on honey and the other bee products against many diseases.
Nurse assistant Reyah Carlson is an advocate of apitherapy
, which she used to treat Lyme disease.
A New Zealand-based Manuka doctor has launched a range of anti-aging, moisturizing skin care products under the name of Apitherapy
, based on purified bee venom (PBV).
According to the American Apitherapy
(from the Latin apis for bee) is the medicinal use of products made by honeybees.
(therapy with bee products) is an old tradition which has been approached by recent research.
Treatment of simple pulp gangrene with the apitherapy
She soon studied apitherapy
and wine tasting to transfer her skills to honey tasting, and launched her own business.
Most claims of apitherapy
, the medical use of bee venom, are anecdotal and have not been proved to the satisfaction of scientists, although believers say it help relieve pain from multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis and certain other ailments.
Honey Wild Cherry Bark Syrup from Honey Gardens in Vermont, sold in natural foods markets, contains raw honey, apple cider vinegar, wild cherry bark (Prunus virginiana or P.
Consider a jar of Apitherapy
orange blossom honey ($8), a mini honey pot and bee dipper to put it in ($10), a slim bottle of extra virgin olive oil from Santa Barbara Olive Co.