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Apitherapy The True Medicine of Bees

Since the dawn of the century people have marveled at bees for their magnificent design and their capability. Scientists have proved again and again how essential that capability is to the human body. Apitherapy the true medicine of bees helps to keep your body at a natural state.

Honey, royal jelly, propolis, pollen, beeswax, are real rejuvenation extracts and are concentrated energy. Drugs or natural antibiotics, bees bring the full force of nature for our health.
Based on traditional knowledge developed since ancient times, apitherapy belongs to all of medicine called “natural” by the use of bee products (honey, propolis, royal jelly, pollen, wax), or that are not associated with essential oils of plants for medicinal purposes.

According to the papyrus of Thebes, dating from 1870 BC, the Egyptians already used the products of the hive to feed and care for their children. Hippocrates used the products in many preparations and remedies, and recommended it for external use for treating wounds.

Studies worldwide have shown for a very long time the therapeutic effects of proteins, vitamins, trace elements, sugars, minerals yet all these precious molecules are contained in honey, royal jelly, propolis, pollen, beeswax. These rejuvenation extracts, are concentrated energy, are natural medicines and antibiotics, that bees bring the full force of nature for our health.

Honey

Honey is excellent for strengthening the immune system and to fight against sore throat, especially if combined with propolis. Associated with royal jelly, it helps to get fit and tone. Thanks to its high sugar content, honey is also very good for skin: softening, moisturizing, toning, it nourishes the skin cells and helps them to multiply. It can be used for all skin types, especially for mature skin as well as tired. By its healing and antiseptic properties, honey is also recommended for acne skin. Honey is also indicated in shampoo or conditioner mask for hair.
Warning: If you favor a purchase to “the hive” make sure it is honey, unheated, unpasteurized and cold extraction.

Propolis

This substance, with exceptional qualities, is collected by bees in early spring. It comes from the thin layer covering the buds of certain plants such as pines, alders, poplars, etc….Mixed with their salivary secretions and wax, resin plant that will serve as a disinfectant for the hive. A colony can produce between 100g and 300g of propolis each year. Scientific studies have proved in the 80s, that propolis enhances cellular metabolism. Red, brown or green propolis has virtues recognized antiviral, anticancer and antibacterial, antiseptic and antimicrobial. It rejuvenates the cells and stimulates the senses.

Royal jelly

As its name suggests, royal jelly is the food of the hive reserved for the queen. The royal bee larvae are fed royal jelly during the first five days of their lives. A true nectar of the hive, it is rich in amino acids, fatty acids, vitamin B5, and many other molecules still being discovered as a gold mine of energizing substance. Anti fatigue and morale rewinder are some other benefits. A clinical study conducted in 2005 by the Nantes University Hospital has highlighted the benefits of royal jelly and its very positive effects on mood. In aromatherapy cosmetics, it is known for its antiseptic, and it is an excellent regulator for skin acne. Stimulating and revitalizing, royal jelly helps to rejuvenate the face and reduce pigmentation related to age.

Pollen

Pollen from the Greek word “pale” means flour or dust. These are tiny grains of more or less oval shape, the diameter is calculated in micrometers, contained at the end of flowering in plants (in the stamens). It is very rich in nutrients, but also vitamins, including vitamin C, vitamin PP, and antioxidants. Pollen has a calming, decongestant and nutritious effect. It is used in aromatherapy cosmetics for sensitive skin, mature or tired, and also to fight against hair loss.
Caution: It is important to know that the pollen used in cosmetic products may promote allergic reactions, especially in susceptible individuals. Do not neglect to test allergic reaction before use.

Beeswax

Beeswax is made by “deposits” of the cell walls of the hive. This is the raw material to achieve universal balms and creams, natural cosmetics because it incorporates itself ideally to Shea and vegetable oils. It can also be used to make scented candles with natural essential oils. By cons, choose a white wax Abeillle that is extra pure, obtained by filtration (yellow wax contains impurities!)

Where to buy?

Beekeepers are best positioned to sell bee products of good quality, without additives and chemicals.

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