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Bee venom for therapy: arthritis. What is apipuncture?

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

Bee venom for therapy: Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's brain

Bee venom is known to have beneficial effects on the central and peripheral nervous system, which is why we use bee venom for therapy. It helps in heart diseases, arthritic and rheumatic conditions, and, with very good results, in immunotherapy for honeybee sting allergies. But there are also many reports on the use of it on different degenerative diseases of the nervous system. Among them: Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Or in effectively destroying viruses like HIV. A few things about Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s disease… Read More

Bee venom a possible natural treatment for Parkinson’s disease

parkinson's natural treatment

Searching for a natural treatment for Parkinson’s disease, I have discovered promising results obtained with bee venom acupuncture. And yes, we are talking here about treating, not about preventing. In Russia, the apitherapy school in Russia says that bee venom reduces the Parkinson symptoms, and it is successfully used in Parkinson’s patients. This effect is due to the positive biological effect of bee venom on the brain: the blood supply and the supply of dopamine in the brain is improved, it increases… Read More

Honey and Alzheimer’s natural treatment

prevent Alzheimer's with a tablespoon of honey right before bedtime

Lots of people are searching for Alzheimer’s natural treatment and wonder about honey’s effect on it. Many alternative medicine practitioners say that honey helps in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As a healthy product with no side-effects, it’s very easy to recommend it. In fact, being so full of good nutrients it can only help, no matter the condition. But there have been other serious approaches to this, in the hope of discovering what exactly helps, what are the best types of honey to help in… Read More

Honey in history: Ancient Greece

bee coin from Ephesus, Ancient Greece

Greece has always been a land with beautiful and various flora. Honey bees have always been at home here. Today their excellent honey is sold all over the world, Ikaria honey puzzles everyone visiting the island. The pine honey from Thassos is also very well know everywhere. Their honey was famous all the time. In Ancient Greece, The Greek Great Mother was known as the Queen Bee, and her priestesses were called Mellisae, the Bees. The honey bee was a sacred symbol… Read More

Honey in history: Ancient India

indian vedas talk about honey and bees

Ancient India There are lots of mentions about honey and bees in the sacred Indians writings, The Vedas, around 2-3000 BC. The early Hindus considered honey as the food of gods. In Hindu marriage ceremonies, honey was used to send away the evel spirits and ensure a happy couple life. Deccan Hindus used honey and curds to make a traditional food the groom has to eat when he visits the home of his future wife for the first time. Some stories… Read More

Honey in history. Prehistory, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China.

bees and honey in history

Prehistoric times Talking about bees and honey in history must always include Ancient Egypt and Ancient China. But starting from the very beginning of times, we must say that bees are actually one of the oldest forms of animal life, since Neolithic Age, preceding humans on Earth by 10 to 20 million years. When they appeared, humans did whatever the other animals were doing at the time, meaning, stole the bees’ honey to feed themselves. Homo Sapiens and honey were together since the Stone… Read More

Sunflower honey

sunflower

Sunflower aka HELIANTHUS ANNUUS L. from Asteraceae family, is probably one of the most known flowers. It’s an annual plant, meaning it has to be planted every spring, because it cannot survive over winter. It grows high, up to 3 meters, and the flower head can measure 30 cm wide. It’s yellow, like the sun it likes to look at! Their resemblance to the sun brought them the name. They grow best in fertile, wet, well-drained soil with a lot of mulch. Sunflowers need full sun,… Read More

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