Sunday, June 24, 2012

Video: Patients All Abuzz About Bee Venom Treatment


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A bee farmer in the Philippines uses sting therapy to treat patients with gout, arthritis, and autoimmune disorders.
Feeling the pain of a bee sting, but this sting is deliberate. Filipino bee farmer turned alternative medicine practitioner, Joel Magsaysay is performing bee venom therapy at his farm outside Manila. He's hoping the sting will start healing his patients damaged nerves, just like it healed him after a stroke that left the right side of his body paralyzed 12 years ago. He says proteins found in bee venom awakened the nerves in his torso and limbs and restored his muscle movement…
Tara Cleary, Reuters

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