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.
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The results of our study show that more than half of the nurses and technicians themselves use the methods of local traditional medicine and apitherapy (56.6% vs 54.2%), then homeopathy (19.3%), phytotherapy (43.4%), yoga (37.5%), constellation work (21.7%) and aromatherapy (36.1%).
Although apitherapy has been thought to be useful in neurodegenerative diseases due to its neuroprotective effects in a recent study, it has been stated that apitherapy is a neuropsychological approach and that new studies have to be conducted in order to understand the mechanism of action (21).
"Apitherapy is the use of substances from honeybees (eg, honey, propolis, royal jelly, or even venom), to relieve various medical conditions.
Munstedt, "Apitherapy: usage and experience in German beekeepers," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Stangaciu, "Apitherapy: holistic healing through the honeybee and bee products in countries with poor healthcare system," in Beekeeping for Poverty Alleviation and Livelihood Security, pp.
Our study 6% (3/54) allergy subjects were iatrogenic exposure, indicating cautious consideration of apitherapy.
Another marvelous health service of bees is "Apitherapy or bee sting therapy" by which bee venom is used in the treatment of some conditions like multiple sclerosis, arthritis, wounds, pain, gout, shingles, burns, tendonitis, and infections.
The company is a pioneer in the application of apitherapy to skin care.
It's a 1,000 of years old treatment called apitherapy" Gwyneth Paltrow suffers in the name of beauty.
The 43-year-old actress said she went through the process, called apitherapy, to sooth ailments.