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June 2014

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

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 Is Bee Sting Therapy Buzzing Into The Mainstream? Clinical Trials Underway For Chronic Pain
 An ancient folk remedy for chronic pain could be buzzing into mainstream markets. Axis Clinical Trials in Los Angeles is testing honey bee venom for treatment of osteoarthritis. Dr. Lydie Hazan spoke to  Lisa Sigell about her experience treating patients with Apimed, otherwise known as standardized and purified
 "venom in a vial". Read more... 

Follow the Honey: 7 Ways Pesticide Companies Are Spinning the Bee Crisis
If you like to eat, then you should care about what's happening to bees. Two-thirds of our food crops require pollination-the very foods that we rely on for healthy eating-such as apples, berries, and almonds, just to name a few. That's why the serious decline in bee populations is getting more attention, with entire campaigns devoted to saving them. Read more...

Apitherapy News
Reflections on the Charles Mraz Apitherapy Course and Conference...It was a beautiful spring weekend in Chicago with the sun shining most of the time, a balmy 65 degrees and blossoms flowering on all the trees, welcoming 65 conference participants from all over the U.S.A. and other countries...Read more

We are continually seeking articles pertaining to Apitherapy for submission in our monthly Newsletters or in the Journal of the American Apitherapy Society published quarterly and distributed to members of AAS. If you have written an article, a testimonial, or have a source of an appropriate article we invite you to please forward it to the AAS office at asoffice@apitherapy.org. Any literary contributions are welcomed and  greatly appreciated.

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