What Is Bee Venom
Amazing Bee Venom Therapy Video: (Apitherapy Video)
Bee Venom Therapy is the use of bee venom for the treatment of a number
Bee Venom is collected from bees, and is specially prepared in a sterile
solution for injection.
The therapy has a long tradition of use, and in fact Hippocrates (the
father of medicine) used pulverised bees and bee stings in his medical
Who Should Have Bee Venom Therapy?
Bee Venom Therapy is available to most people, and there are many
conditions that will respond to the therapy. The many indications
for Bee Venom Therapy are listed on the following link: Indications
for Bee Venom Therapy. Bee Venom Therapy is not suitable for
conditions listed on the following link: Contra-indications
for Bee Venom Therapy.
Bee Venom would be particularly suitable for the following conditions:
The effect may be similar to those effects brought about by treatment
with steroids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Thus any
inflammatory condition may be suitable for Bee Venom Therapy.
Following an initial assessment, a course of treatment will be
Bee Venom Therapy is carried out by the administration of a series of injections.
Bee venom is injected into the skin at various sites – depending on the
condition being treated – to mimic being stung by a bee.
As the injections will in most instances need to be administered three
times a week, usually on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, you – or a partner or
family member – will be taught how give the injections at home.
When you – or your partner or family member – are confident enough to
administer the injections yourself, then you will be supplied with the
necessary equipment and the bee venom to continue the treatment at home.
The treatment is usually very effective. However, benefits
are not usually felt immediately, but build up over a period of time, usually a
number of weeks, or in some conditions, months.
However, in certain conditions, such as low back pain, only a few
treatment sessions will be required.
An initial course of treatment will be for 8 – 10 weeks, with injections
initially administered in the Clinic.
Specific advice regarding the expected duration of treatment and the
likely results will be discussed with your practitioner during your treatment
For certain conditions certain dietary recommendations may be necessary,
and certain nutritional supplements may be advised. Herbal
medicines may also be indicated.
It may also be combined with other therapies such as Acupuncture,
Magnetic Field Therapy or Electro-Magnetic Therapy.
Bee Venom can cause a severe allergic reaction in a small number of
individuals, and should only be used by trained practitioners.
Less severe allergy reactions may also occur, including rash, abdominal
cramps, upset stomach, swelling at the injection site.
The Bee Venom injections themselves can be uncomfortable, and may also
cause a flu-like illness for a short time after administration.