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Bee venom therapy


Bee stings—something we pretty much try to avoid, right? That’s not the case in bee venom therapy, also known as apitherapy. This practice involves using beehive products like bee venom, honey, propolis, and royal jelly for therapeutic purposes. (We are focusing on bee venom here, but you can read more about those other products on Wana too!) Bee venom is chock-full of enzymes, peptides, and biogenic amines; it’s often given via injection, but in some cases, live bees are used. This ancient practice has been around for more than 3,000 years, and today, it’s used by acupuncturists, naturopaths, and even physicians. As with other complementary practices, people use bee venom therapy to support a wide range of conditions, from the common cold to multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and Lyme Disease. Just one more reason to care about saving the bees and their habitats!

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Bee In Balance: A Guide To Healing The Whole Person With Honeybees, Oriental Medicine, & Common Sense

"BEE IN BALANCE: A Guide to Healing the Whole Person with Honeybees, Oriental Medicine, & Common Sense" by Amber Rose. This is an updated version of the 1994 edition, to be released on November 2, 2013 - many updates since last printing. Amber has a PhD.,L.Ac., LMSW and has been a healer all her life. After graduating with special honors from the Universities of Chicago and Iowa, she went on to study at the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia/Laurel, Maryland. Just as her psychotherapy experience alerted her to the value of acupuncture, Amber's acupuncture experience led her to Bee Venom Therapy (BVT) or Bee-Acupuncture. Amber believes that the bee sting was the first acupuncture needle. She feels that modern day acupuncture is an attempt to recreate the bee sting: the needle being the stinger and the use of moxibustion being the heat or burning sensation from the venom. In this unique book, Amber shares her discovery of the healing miracles available with honeybees and all their products.This approach to healing is unlike anything you've ever seen before. It is a synthesis of her experience with psychotherapy, acupuncture, spirituality, and the remarkable healing power of honeybees. This book is the Bible of Bee-Acupuncture. It has already become a classic! In the last few years there have been several double blind studies with injectable venom examining the healing components of bee venom for MS, HIV/AIDS, and cancer. There are even studies using "nanobees," tiny particles delivering cell-killing bee toxin to cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells intact. This is very exciting but not surprising to Dr. Rose. Amber, who uses live honeybees, has known for a long time that bee venom helps the body heal itself. The original version of "Bee In Balance" was written in 1994, less than a year after Amber began her healing journey with the bees. It has been out of print for many years. This brand new updated 4th edition to be released in November 2013 includes over 20 years of experiences and anecdotes, bee-acupuncture for humans and animals, as well her keynote speech in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on HIV/AIDS research that she conducted herself with live bee stings from 1994-97. If you know anyone who has an auto-immune disease, a chronic illness, or chronic pain, this book is a MUST READ!

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The Life Stylist Podcast: Bees - Nature’s Little Lifesavers with Carly Stein

Many of us health enthusiasts have dropped insane amounts of money on natural products that don’t work. Carly Stein, founder of Beekeeper’s Naturals, has found some that actually do. As it turns out, bees make some incredible things. I’m not talking about wasps or yellow jackets (bees’ jerk cousins), but rather honeybees, those benevolent little insects which create propolis, pollen, royal jelly, and - of course - honey. Carly Stein grew up with a weakened immune system due to an autoimmune condition. She got sick incredibly easily and didn’t really have options; because of her condition, she couldn’t take antibiotics. Unfortunately, all of the natural treatments that she tried weren’t effective enough. As a kid, a common cold could land her in the hospital. While traveling in Italy as an adult, Carly experienced an especially awful bout of tonsillitis. Desperate for a solution, she went to a local Italian pharmacist and discovered a bee product called propolis - the first natural product that actually truly helped her. Since that moment, Carly has been a woman on a mission to save the bees and change the face of healthcare.She left her high-powered, high-paying, and high-stress corporate job and founded Beekeeper’s Naturals, a collective of small farms creating completely organic, effective bee products like propolis, pollen, honey, and royal jelly. Beekeeper’s Naturals makes it infinitely easier for us all to find natural health products that actually work. Topics Discussed In This Episode: How propolis saved Carly in Italy How to care for your immune system even if you’re allergic to antibiotics Europe’s incredibly progressive medical methods People-pleasing Canadians The spellbinding, meditative effects of beekeeping Carly’s happiness spreadsheet Our choices define us (not our capabilities) How the pay-it-forward principle can build your business Queen Cleopatra’s bee-filled beauty routine Propolis: Defender Of The City Why we eat bee puke Honey: the only product on the planet that never goes bad Go full beast mode during your workout with bee pollen Bee pollen: more protein per weight than any animal source The darker the honey, the higher the antioxidant content Why the “organic” label for honey is bullshit How to maintain your keto status and still utilize the power of bee products Honey: the carbs Pollen: the protein Propolis: the medicine Royal Jelly: the superfood Avoiding trash honey Bee sting therapy Wasps and yellow jackets: bees’ jerk cousins

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