Bees are pollinators; pollinate 30% of the world’s crop while 90% of world’s flower. This is not only the main reason to take care of them. But in fact, the bee’s sting is the more fascinated thing for the scientists. Although it may causes allergy, inflammation and pain but the sting is actually the venom transfer. Bee venom is the proven healer in complex medical conditions and the therapy known as apitherapy. The bee venom is next best thing happened to human ever after bee’s honey.
Besides just venom, bee sting provides 18 to 20 naturally occurring antibiotics in the body. The anti-inflammatory agent Melittin present in bee sting; triggers natural healing mechanism in the body that usually remains dormant.
HIV attacks immune system (the defense mechanism) of the body. Melittin in the venom can kill the HIV by destroying its surrounding envelope.
By the time, doctors in US claimed that bee sting can treat multiple sclerosis and immune system disorders that attack skin or nerves.
Paralysis and cancer treatment
A Filipino farm owner, at his clinic, treats the patients of hypothyroidism, paralysis and cancer with Bee Sting Therapy (BST). The bee venom activates the nerves and heal itself. In 2004, the patient recovered after stroke and with right side paralyzed.
Honey is although effective against insomnia, anorexia, constipation, osteoporosis and laryngitis. Thousands of year ago, Egyptians use bee products in treating arthritis.
Children treatment is effective and positive changes are observed in bee venom therapy in bronchial asthma, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis.
Bee sting therapy is effective in nervous system diseases, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory system diseases, gastrointestinal tract diseases, urinogenital diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, systematic treatment, endocrine and metabolism diseases as well as in dermatological diseases. A lot of research required to widen the facts behind the bee sting or apitherapy hence, bee’s survival become even more important. The blessing in disguise though!