Thursday, August 07, 2008

Apitherapy is the Cultivation of Health

The Flower & The Bee (South Africa)

In the beginning there was a flower and a bee. Dana Sumar reports.

…While herbalism seems to be comfortably well accepted by the West, apitherapy has been forgotten. A revival started only 20 to 30 years ago.

As a philosophy, apitherapy is a form of harmony between the individual and the environment…

As a medical principle apitherapy is primarily the cultivation of health and its re-establishment when sickness interferes. Prevention of disease is not only about avoidance of illness, it should be more about celebrating health and living in health. I see the products of the beehive celebrating life in a wonderfully active, productive and compelling manner…

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