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Bee Products pp 213-220 | Cite as

Bee Venom in Treatment of Chronic Diseases

  • Th. Cherbuliez

Abstract

Apitherapy, the medicinal use of the products of the Hive of the Honey Bee has appeared in the middle East and in China approximately at the same time, some two to three thousand years ago. It currently includes the use of honey, Bees wax, propolis, royal jelly, larvae, in addition to bee venom. The latter, Bee Venom Therapy (BVT), only, is the subject of this presentation. It should be understood that BVT applies as part of an overall approach which includes nutrition, vitamins supplements, minerals and exercise. These will not be reviewed here.

Keywords

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Anaphylactic Reaction Royal Jelly Hymenoptera Venom 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Th. Cherbuliez
    • 1
  1. 1.ScarsdaleUSA

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