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Offline Ocean

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« on: June 17, 2006, 09:21:24 PM »
Hey everyone, i have a question, iam very curious about the bee therapy that is very popular out there for treating arthritis and other sicknesses, does anyone of you know anything about it? where can i get some information on it and how i can use my bees to heal others?

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Offline Apis629

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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2006, 01:00:09 AM »
The "healing others" part is where it may get a little riskey.  Most of the information on helping arthritis and other conditions is purely anecdotal and does not form a basis for you to declare it as having a "healing property."  I'm not saying that I don't too think that many products of the hive can help in overall health just, don't market it that way unless there is proof, recognised by the USDA (so far, I don't know of any).

Offline Romahawk

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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2006, 11:33:49 AM »
You might also want to consider that you would be practicing medicine without a license. I do believe that could cause you big problems in most states.
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Offline kathyp

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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2006, 11:56:40 AM »
sting therapy is popular for things like arthritis and ms.  info can be found on the www.  

i would not actually perform the therapy for another.  if they were to have a reaction, it could be your hide that gets torn.  neither would i advertise my bees for this purpose.....however......there is a local bee keeper who will jar up a few bees, no questions asked, and sell them to you for a buck.

if someone were to come up to me and ask for a few bees in a jar, i'd probably go along with that.
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