Bee Products benefits in Covid-19
Zoo-therapy is a term that means the use of animals and their products for medicinal purposes. Honey bees and their products have been very beneficial for medicinal purposes which has been long since known in Ayurveda. But more recently, research also has been proven that bees and their products have huge medicinal benefits.
Honey bee products like beeswax, honey, bee venom, royal jelly, propolis and bee bread provide anti-pathogen, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic benefits.
Beeswax is produced by honey bees, a natural wax, by wax producing glands of the worker bees abdominal segment and is used to form the cells of a beehive for storage of honey as well as protection of their numerous larvae and pupa. Beeswax is non-toxic and edible and has multiple cosmetic and medicinal for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory uses.
Honey, especially raw honey has antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting and fight digestive issues like diarrhea and is probiotic thus helping in the nourishment of the good gut bacteria that help not only in proper digestion but also for maintaining our overall health.
To continue in Honey products & their benefits in Covid-19 times – Part 2