Apitherapy Decatur AL

Venom therapy represents just one form of apitherapy. Other bee products have potent healing properties as well. Here's the rundown: honey, pollen, propolis and royal jelly.

Quad County Child Nutrition Program
(256) 353-7279
2000 Flint Rd SE
Decatur, AL
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Nutritionist

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Leigh A Rutledge
(256) 351-1990
1310 14th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Quad County Child Nutrition Program
(256) 353-7279
2000 Flint Rd Se
Decatur, AL
 
Vitkins Weight Reduction Clinic
(256) 232-1750
1260 Us Highway 72 E
Athens, AL

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Midway Community-Senior Center Program
(334) 529-3858
703 Old Troy Rd
Midway, AL
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Nutritionist

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Ingrum Pat
(256) 721-9992
151 Western Hills Dr
Madison, AL
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Nutritionist

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Caddo Senior Citizens Ntrtn
(256) 974-1226
6233 County Road 214
Trinity, AL
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Advance Weight Loss Clinic Decatur
(256) 274-4982
2112 6th Ave SE
Decatur, AL

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Empire Fitness
(256) 270-1624
7696 Hwy 72 Ste 110
Madison, AL
 
Northwest Alabama Child Care & Development
(256) 356-4011
201 4th Ave SE
Red Bay, AL
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Nutritionist

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Venom therapy represents just one form of apitherapy. Other bee products have potent healing properties as well. Here’s the rundown:

HONEY: With its antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and immune-stimulating properties, honey can help treat third- and fourth-degree burns when applied topically, according to extensive clinical research. It also relieves coughs and the flu when eaten. Be sure, however, to use raw honey and not pasteurized and, thus, inert varieties.

POLLEN: Pollen contains all the essential amino acids as well as disease-fighting antioxidants, says Frederique Keller of the American Apitherapy Society. It helps regulate appetite, reduce allergies, and increase energy. The fresher the pollen, the better, so try to buy local, nonpasteurized pollen. Mix one gram into food and drinks.

PROPOLIS: Bees make propolis from tree resin and use it as an antiseptic “glue” to seal the hive and protect it from infections. Often taken in tablets or tinctures, propolis has antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties, making it a good choice for treating colds, the fl u, wounds, yeast infections, hemorrhoids, and fungal infections. “New research has come out showing it has strong antitumor activity as well,” says Keller. “I have all my patients with cancer taking 16 grams of propolis a day.”

ROYAL JELLY: This is the food of the queen bees, who live for up to five years, compared to the four to six weeks of a worker bee. Secreted from the mandibular glands of the worker bee, this elixir promotes youthfulness, fertility, and rejuvenation, says Keller. It also helps build and maintain bone, blood, skin, and brain cells. “All women older than 40 should be taking 3,000 mg a day,” Keller says. The downside: Royal jelly costs more than other beehive products because it’s the most difficult to collect. You can also buy fresh royal jelly, though it’s more perishable.

For more info, go to the American Apitherapy Society’s website, www.apitherapy.org .

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