Bee venom is a fascinating substance secreted from the acid and basic caudal glands of worker bees, it is composed of 85% water and a mixture of enzymes, peptides and proteins (melittin, histamine …), other compounds (sugars, phospholipids …).
Although it may sound surprising, bee venom has many therapeutic virtues. Including, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulants, decreased blood pressure, increased blood flow, increased production of red blood cells...
It can therefore be beneficial in case of:
· Joint pain (osteoarthritis, arthritis and other joint problems)
· Muscle pain,
· Inflammatory pain (tendonitis, bursitis)
It is still necessary to exercise caution, as a significant percentage of the population is allergic to it.
For simpler and safer use (than a sting), there are products made from bee venom. There are different versions to allow targeted action depending on the origin of the ailments (muscle, joint, inflammation, etc.).