Apitherapy & Health


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PennApic offers this page as a resource for individuals looking for Homeopathic, Folk Medicine, and Natural Remedies. The information listed is intended for informational use only. Claims in links and provided material are not to be confused with endorsement or medical advice from PennApic. If you have medical questions, please consult your physician or medical doctor.

Apitherapy - The use of beehive products to prevent, heal, or help in recovering from a disease or condition.


Beehive products include: Pollen, bee bread, honey, royal jelly, propolis, and wax. Bees (and brood) provide a protein source as well as sting therapy. Additional information on each of these products is detailed below.    

Pollen being collected by the honey bee. Pollen is the protein source for the hive, containing essential vitamins, amino acids, and other nutrients.
Propolis is a sealing agent collected by the bees from the tips of buds of certain trees. It is contains antibacterial properties and is essential for healthy hives.
Raw honey contains enzymes, vitamins, minerals, and a host of other healthy components. Local honey for allergy relief must contain pollen from the local plant sources to be effective.

The Power of Bee Stings




The Power of Pollen



The Power of Honey



The Power of Propolis


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