Definitions

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  • n. The medical use of bee products such as honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly, and bee venom.

Etymologies

apis ("bee") + therapy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you've ever been stung by a bee, you already have firsthand experience of the basics of bee-venom therapy (also called apitherapy).

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  • Such is Ethiopians 'love of honey that apitherapy clinics offer treatments for many ailments.

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  • "A bee sting is said to treat ailments from cancer to multiple sclerosis," says Seymour, giving the stinger still stuck in my hand a quick swipe away, while explaining all about apitherapy - the medical use of honey bee products.

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  • China and beyond in bands of apitherapists because in the rest of the world, apitherapy is actually an accepted reality.

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  • Theo tells great stories of travelling to China and beyond in bands of apitherapists because in the rest of the world, apitherapy is actually an accepted reality.

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  • Dear Reader: The medical use of honeybee products is known as apitherapy.

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  • Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., has begun a preliminary one-year study funded by the Multiple Sclerosis Association to research apitherapy as a potential treatment.

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  • Most claims of apitherapy-the medical use of bee venom-are anecdotal and have not been proved to the satisfaction of scientists, although believers say it helps relieve pain from multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis and certain other ailments.

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  • Since ancient times, healers have practiced apitherapy, the use of honeybee products for curative pu ...

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  • An apitherapy practitioner checks bees that will be used for apitherapy in a beehive at Cibubur Bee Center on April 15, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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