apitherapy


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apitherapy

Any therapy which uses bee products, especially bee venom.

apitherapy

(āp″ĭ-ther′-ă-pē) [L. apis, bee + therapy]
In alternative medicine, the application of bee stings or their chemical constituents for their putative anti-inflammatory effects. Apitherapy has been used by some health care practitioners to treat arthritis and multiple sclerosis.

apitherapy (āˈ·p·theˑ·r·pē),

n the use of products produced by honeybees, such as pollen, honey, royal jelly, propolis, and bee venom, for therapeutic and pharmacologic purposes. See also royal jelly, propolis, and bee venom.
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Apitherapy 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 Society, apitherapy (from the Latin apis for bee) is the medicinal use of products made by honeybees.
Treatment of simple pulp gangrene with the apitherapy product 'Propolis,'".
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.
Apitherapy 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.