There has been a lot of talk about Bee Venom Benefits, So lets take a closer look...
A long time ago, a very wise man told me that " A bee won't sting you unless you need it." Well, I've been stung a lot and still get stung several times a day.
Lets look at some uses of bee venom...
No, longer does one need to get stung by honey bees to get the benefits of their venom. Beekeepers are able to collect and market bee venom with out harming the bees.
Powdered bee venom is in many cosmetics today. Yet, quite expensive.
Women can plump up their lips with glosses containing bee venom. Kinda like botox with out the sting.
Bee sting therapy...
First, I must mention that if you are or think that you are allergic to bee venom this is not for you!
The following article is from ALTERNATIVE Daily.
Given a choice, a bee sting is something you would probably choose to avoid. Yet, a growing number of people are actually choosing to be stung by bees as an alternative form of medicine called apitherapy. But are there real benefits linked to bee venom?
An animal study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that bee venom helps prevent arthritis in rabbits. Bee venom seems to prevent arthritis through hormones called glucocorticoids. These hormones help regulate inflammation and may even slow the progression of inflammatory arthritis. Open found evidence that supports bee venom acupuncture as a viable treatment for symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in humans. Those who used bee venom reported fewer swollen joints, tender joints and less morning stiffness than those who were given a placebo.
Nanoparticles carrying a toxin found in bee venom can destroy human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) while leaving surrounding cells unharmed, reports Washington University’s the Source.
Oh, and lets not forget cancer...
From ScienceDirect we read the following.