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January 2014
   is the medicinal use of honeybee products.
This includes
honey, propolis,
royal jelly, pollen,
and bee venom.

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The Benefits of Propolis

Most beekeepers I know dislike propolis
with a passion. The presence of this
sticky, resinous substance in bee hives
makes opening and managing colonies
very difficult.
Why Honeybees Matter

Collapsed colonies spell disaster for our food
system, and toxic pesticide is to blame. Want to know what else disappears if honeybee colonies continue their alarming rate of collapse?
 Our food. Read more...  

What is Bee Pollen?

One of the most fascinating products from the hive gathered for human consumption is bee pollen. Pollen is defined by Webster's New World Dictionary as "the yellow, powder like male sex cells in the anther of the stamen of a flower". In Latin, the word pollen means "pine flower". Read more...

American Apitherapy Society News
Save the Date! May 2-4, 2014  
 The Charles Mraz Apitherapy Course and Conference at the National University of Health Sciences
Lombard, Illinois (near Chicago)  
Presentations and hands-on demonstrations by doctors, acupuncturists, and beekeepers. Back by popular demand are two course levels, one offering basic information for attendees new to apitherapy and level two offering advanced information for those already familiar with apitherapy.
Look for more details soon on the AAS website.  
Contact the American Apitherapy Society
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Phone 631-470-9446