Sunday, September 24, 2006

American Apitherapist Profiled

All A-Buzz: Stamford Beekeeper Puts in the Stinger
By Bonnie Obremski, North Adams Transcript, 9/23/2006

STAMFORD, Vt. — Lloyd Vosburgh stings people with bees — on purpose. "This is what a retired person does," he said Monday, joking about his "bee-venom therapy" practice, which he has used on people with arthritis and other chronic pain for the past 10 years.

Vosburgh, 73, uses honey bees from his backyard hives on Henry Hill to inject venom into those interested in the alternative pain treatment.

He makes no pretense of being a doctor or a holistic healer but says he knows one thing:

"It works."…

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