Apitherapy Woodridge IL

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.

Jill House, DC
(815) 588-1110
1110 E. 9th St.
Lockport, IL
Natural Family Health Care
Chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, weight loss, home execise program.
Insurance Plans Accepted: BC/BS PPO, Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, PHCS, PCD
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: No

Doctor Information
Medical School: National University of health sciences, 1996
Additional Information
Member Organizations: ICS
Languages Spoken: English

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Hinsdale Health And Nutrition
(630) 325-5185
120 E Ogden Ave Ste 120
Hinsdale, IL
Fred Schultz, M.D.
(630) 933-9722
2150 Manchester Rd.
Wheaton, IL
Bioidentical Hormones, Integrative Medicine, NHRT, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Psychotherapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Center for Health and Healing

Dr. Sherin Lee, ND, CNC, CNHP
(815) 744-0004
Larkin Medical Building,1106 N. Larkin Ave.
Joliet, IL
Colon Therapy, Herbology, Iridology, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Sclerology, Spiritual Counseling, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Associated Hospitals
Dr. Lee''s Naturopathy

Mary Bess Kohrs, MD
(708) 927-8958
1838 N 77th Ct
Elmwood Park, IL
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1987

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Integrative Health Center
(630) 734-3454
4 South Walker Avenue, Suite A
Clarendon Hills, IL
Wellness Training, Weight Management, Stress Management, Sex Therapy, Pediatrics, Other, Nutrition, Arthritis, Allergy, Addiction
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Hinsdale Health And Nutrition
(630) 325-5185
120 E Ogden Ave Ste 120
Hinsdale, IL
Elizabeth Lemes, ND, CNC, CNHP
(630) 253-8111
2200 S. Main St., Suite 105
Lombard, IL
Animal Health, BioSET, Color Therapy, Detoxification Foot Bath, Distance Healing, Ear Coning, EFT / TFT, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Healing Touch, Lymphatic Therapy, Medical Intuitive, Meditation, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Raindrop Therapy, Reams Testing, Reiki, Remote Healing, Sclerology, Spiritual Counseling, TAT, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
NeuroMuscular Pain and Nutrition Center

Michael Szarmach, DN, DC,and Gen Conley, CMT
(708) 478-3818
11244 W. LaPorte Rd.
Mokena, IL
Chiropractors, Massage Therapy, Naprapathy, Nutrition, Reflexology, Wellness Centers

Mario Rosas, MD
(773) 522-2620
2619 S Lawndale Ave
Chicago, IL
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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