Apitherapy is nothing but the use of products that have been collected or prepared by the honey bees. These products include honey, beeswax, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and the bee venom. Honey has been considered one of the most versatile natural products when it comes to home remedies as it can be used for skin treatment, hair nourishment, to alleviate different health problems such as cold, flu, and also in weight loss. In this article you can know more about the apitherapy and its best beauty benefits.
Not many people know that the sting or the venom of the bee can also be used to enhance the beauty. Apitoxin or the venom produced in the stings by the worker bees is a major source of enzymes as it contains over 18 different active ingredients, peptides, biogenetic amines and other substances with healing properties. So when the very famous Kate Middleton, used this bee sting therapy to give her an organic facelift, this treatment instantly became a super hit.
Even though the exact mechanism of the bee sting working on humans is still not clear, experts opine that the action of Apitoxin on human organism definitely has positive effects on the immune system and it also stimulates the production of cortisol. Cortisol is a natural steroid that prevents the inflammation of the jabs and thus an optimal dose of this, reduces the risk of any side effects. Melittin is one of the most vital active ingredients found in the bee venom and it is a very powerful, anti inflammatory peptide. This substance also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that can be effective against Lyme disease.
This on the other hand is another substance that is known for its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. This substance is found in the beeswax, resin, pollen and other substances and is traditionally used to clean wounds and treat burns. This was especially used to clean herpes wounds as it accelerates the process of healing. The Propolis is also used in a wide range of hair care products as it can improve the hair and also fight dandruff and dry scalp.
This is an excellent revitalizer and helps to alleviate problems like fatigue, hypertension, insomnia, lack of appetite, etc. This jelly can be directly applied onto the skin for better skin health. But this jelly treatment and dosage must be practiced only under the supervision of experts.
The pollen collected from the bees are also equally valued as they are made up of restorative sources of amino acids, vitamins and minerals that can fight stress, allergies and other health issues. Sice pollen has an intense, characteristic sweetish flavor of its own, it can be directly consumed or it can also be added to smoothies, juices or other dessert recipes. Pollen is a great dietary supplement too!
Rush to your nearest beauty expert and try the new Apitherapy to get rid of your hair and skin problems naturally. Include a spoon of honey in your meals to reap maximum benefits with weight loss as well. Apitherapy has been used for health and beauty for hundreds of years. There are a lot of skin products and cosmetics that make use of the pollen, honey, royal jelly and the propolis for their therapeutic properties.