Monday, December 03, 2012

Apitherapy Overview

Apitherapy (from Lat. apis – bee) – is the general name of methods of treatment of various human diseases with the use of live bees and bee products. The main products used in apitherapy for healing are honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, drone homogenate, dead bees, ambrosia, beeswax and bee venom. People make ointments, tinctures, tablets from bee products. They are used in therapy as well as bee stinging.
Apitherapy uses various bee products such as royal jelly, propolis, pollen and bee venom.
Bee is a disposable syringe with a unique drug. By its therapeutic potential, it has no analogues.
Bee venom has a positive impact on human health, enhances immunity. Bee products contain all known vitamins and many minerals. They have antiviral, antimicrobial, immunostimulating, radioprotective, and also antihypoxic properties.
For the treatment with bee venom doctors have developed charts and tables. Each disease has its specific stinging area. Bee venom is a very powerful catalyst of almost all physiological processes in the body.
Apitherapy uses live bee stings. You must first make a biological sample to see if you can be treated with the bee venom. Usually apitherapy cures a patient in 2 – 4 weeks. During the treatment they sting bioactive body areas. Each patient should get the individual dose of bee venom. This dose depends on the list of human diseases.
What can be cured with apitherapy?
1. Nervous system.
Bee venom in small doses gives exciting effect, and in large doses – relaxing. It effectively helps to cope with the pain of different origin, has an anticonvulsant effect. In addition, apitherapy improves mood, memory, cures insomnia.It reduces the swelling of the brain, increases cerebral blood flow,  reduces alcohol and nicotine dependence. It is used in the treatment of osteochondrosis, neuritis, neuropathy, stuttering, trembling limbs, ticks, migraines, cerebral palsy, the effects of strokes, spinal disc herniation, depression, phobias, hysteria, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, paresis, paralysis and poliomyelitis.
2. The cardiovascular system and blood system.
Apitherapy can expand blood vessels and lower blood pressure. It improves work of the the heart, reduces the level of harmful cholesterol. Bee venom is used as an anticoagulant, antiplatelet agents, it has anti-arrhythmic effect, leads to an increase in blood volume. Apitherapy is used for the treatment of following diseases: coronary heart disease, angina, heart attack effects, hypertension, varicose veins, thrombosis of lower extremities, arrhythmias, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, anemia.
3. The respiratory system.
Apitoxin enhances bronchial and thinning mucus. It has expectorant effect. It has shown excellent results in the treatment of chronic bronchitis, asthma, pleurisy effects, pneumosclerosis.
4. The digestive system.
Apitherapy stimulates gastric and the intestinal tract motility, work of the liver and increases the number of digestive enzymes, gastric juice and bile. Bee venom has antiulcer effect and is used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and duodenal ulcer, chronic gastroduodenitis, cholelithiasis and chronic hemorrhoids.
5. Musculoskeletal system.
It treats osteoarthritis deformans, infectious and allergic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, muscle contracture and Dupuytren’s contracture.
6. The endocrine system .
It enhances the production of adrenal corticosteroids. Improves the thyroid gland and gonads. Reduces the level of sugar in the blood. Treats thyrotoxic goiter, diabetes of 2 types.
7. Dermatology : psoriasis, eczema, atopic dermatitis, itching of various locations, dermatitis.
8. Eye diseases : glaucoma, progressive myopia or hyperopia, iridocyclitis.
9. Urogenital : pathological menopause, menstrual disorders, tubal and hormonal infertility, chronic adnexitis of women, chronic prostatitis, impotence, prostate adenoma of men…

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