Ahmed G. HEGAZI
Apitherapy had been well documented in traditional medicine for treating systemic immune diseases, allergic diseases, viral diseases and organic-specific inflammatory diseases since more han one thousand years. Apitherapy or the medical uses of honeybee products are ranged from royal jelly to bee venom. It was used by the ancient Egyptians as a homeopathic remedy for rthritis. The history of apitherapy extends back to ancient Egypt, China and Greece. Apitherapy (the term comes from the Latin apis, which means “bee.”), or bee therapy. Bee venom, bee pollen, raw honey, royal jelly, wax, propolis, and bee bread are products from bees that are generally considered to have medicinal effects. These products are effective against a wide range of ailments, from arthritis and chronic pain to multiple sclerosis and cancer, although few scientific studies have proved their benefits.
* THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.