‘Venom’

How to treat a dog’s arthritis naturally

treat a dog's arthritis

Treat a dog’s arthritis, don’t let him suffer. He may be old or had a bad injury and now he can barely move. It is known that our conventional treatment (which is not treatment, only relief for the pain) are mainly non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, made of synthetic chemicals, which carry worrisome side effects like liver and kidney damage. If you choose to treat him naturally, there are some options you really should take into consideration. Some of them are quite cheap and include honey, as… Read More

The truth about psoriasis natural treatments: honey, propolis, bee venom or other natural products.

honey propolis and bee venom can cure psoriasis

As medicine doesn’t really work, people are searching for natural treatments to treat psoriasis. But are they trully working? Is honey, propolis, bee venom or other natural products a valid solution? And what exactly do they cure? Psoriasis is more than just sore skin! Let’s take a look at them. Is honey good for psoriasis? Yes, it its. There were studies proving that honey succesfully treated oral psoriasis. Just like it treated stomatitis (inflammation of the mouth mucose) and other oral lesions… Read More

Bee venom – a potential natural treatment for HIV

melittin, a toxin from bee venom can kill hiv

                  For some time people on Earth are confronted with a powerful virus. First, we all ask for a natural treatment for HIV, and then become so scared that go with chemicals. Yet, on 8 March 2013, the usnews.com said the science world reported a recent discovery that had potential to change the world. For the better. Natural question: what happened since? Scientists managed to find another use for our dear honey bees: they used their venom… Read More

Bee venom for therapy: general information

general info on bee venom for therapy

Since ancient times, people knew about the healing properties of a bee sting. Painful and healing, just like Eros’ arrows of love, painful but ultimately pleasant. Bee venom was probably one of the first natural cure for arthritis. Apitherapy was used in ancient civilization of China, India, Egypt, Babylon and Greece. We still wander if beekeeping appeared because of the healing stings of the bees, or because of the sweetness of honey.  A little history – Among the earliest books… Read More

Venom Immunotherapy or How to treat bee sting allergy for good!

honey bee on a hand

Known as Venom Desensitization or Allergy Immunotherapy,  Venom Immunotherapy (VIT) is a therapy that answers the question of How to treat bee sting allergy once and for all! It’s a therapy that reduces the sensitivity to the allergens in venom that cause the allergic reaction. It uses small doses of venom or whole bees, that are injected under the skin. Over time the allergic reaction decrease or even disappear completely. Immunotherapy is available to treat allergies to stings from: honey bees, yellow jackets, hornets, paper wasps, fire… Read More

Bee venom for therapy: homeopathic remedies

homeopathic apis mellifera benefits

What is Homeopathy? It’s an alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of like cures like (similia similibus curentur). Meaning that a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people will cure similar symptoms in sick people. The Gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine states: “Homeopathic medicine operates on the principle that “like heals like.” This means that a disease can be cured by treating it with products that produce the same symptoms as the disease.”… Read More

Bee venom for therapy: Multiple Sclerosis

bee venom therapy treats MS

Talking about bee venom for therapy, we know that in some countries bee venom is used to cure diseases such as arthritis, rheumatism, gout, and many other painful joint conditions. Recently there have been a serious interest in Western countries in researching bee venom effects on neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS and multiple sclerosis (MS). The enzyme ‘Hyaluronidase’ found in bee venom dissolves scar tissue on the myelin sheath, improving synaptic transmission. Other benefits include improved circulation, better bladder control,… Read More

Bee venom for therapy: arthritis. What is apipuncture?

couple of old people

The series of “bee venom for therapy” continues with another condition: arthritis. We will explain what is apipuncture and why is this form of therapy for arthritis and rheumatoid conditions used in only some countries and not in all of them. Arthritis is most surely the oldest disease of humanity. In ancient times, Homo Sapiens probably noticed that he got some relief after being stung by the bees, making bee stinging the first apitherapy received by humans. Considered the father of… Read More