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What is apitherapy?

Apitherapy refers to the use of bees, bee venom, or bee products to treat health problems. It has been used for thousands of years, particularly for arthritis. Advocates of apitherapy, specifically bee venom therapy, claim that the bee sting produces inflammation and that the body naturally produces an anti-inflammatory response. This response is believed to act not only against the sting, but also against other inflammatory processes in the body.

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