Using bee venom in medical practice began in ancient Mesopotamia, states, in India, China, Greece, mainly in the form of rubbing. The writings of Hippocrates, Pliny, Galea, and other great physicians of the last states to therapeutic properties of honey bee yadai. For example, Galen recommended to use them to improve hair growth and to eliminate baldness. Bee sting long used in folk medicine in many countries. From reliable literary sources that the bee uzhalniyami have been cured of a painful gout Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible and Swedish to the role of Charlemagne. Poison designed to protect the bee family from its enemies, including the bees another hive to steal honey and propolis. L.
Langstroth, the inventor of the American framework hive, wrote: "The sting of bees, of which many are so afraid, she needs to defend itself. Without this tip, the temptation to be submitted for honey man killed a bee. " Treatment was introduced by bee stinging in the late 30's. The effectiveness of the one whom the treatment was noted in diseases of the peripheral nervous system (radiculitis, neuritis, neuralgia) pain in the joints, as well as rheumatism and allergic diseases. In our time, despite the presence of a large arsenal of hormonal drugs, antibiotics and other potent new chemotherapeutic drugs, Bee venom is among the most effective treatments, the use of which are expanding. Bee venom has successfully withstood the test of time, and nowadays it is quite deservedly, many physicians, scientists, researchers are considered among the most precious treasures of traditional medicine. Bee venom is a transparent, slightly yellowish liquid with a pungent bitter taste and strong smell. Venom contains about 40% solids and in air quickly solidifies.
Highly soluble in water and acid. Not soluble in alcohol. In the dry form of bee venom did not lose their core properties for a long time. It has a high surface tension. By the very Important properties of bee yadaotnositsya its ability to stimulate the activity of the pituitary-adrenal system, to provide antiarrhythmic action, dilates blood vessels of the brain. The scientists found that bee venom also has radioprotective (antiradiation) properties. More than 50 years for scientists to work to about the chemical composition of bee venom.