Sunday, November 09, 2008

Propolis Helps Heal Elephant’s Wound

Propolis Cure is the Bees Knees
Western Telegraph (UK), 11/9/2008

When beekeeper Ian Richards got a call asking if he could help an injured Buddhist elephant, he was understandably a little taken aback.

The elephant, belonging to the Skanda Vale Buddhist community, near Carmarthen, had cut its leg on barbed wire and its keeper was looking for propolis to aid the healing process.

Ian said: “One of the trainee monks got in touch with me and one of his jobs was to look after the elephant.

“I supplied them with propolis and within a fortnight they got back to me and said it had worked marvellously.”…

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