Can breathing beehive air really make you healthier? Well, this is believed to be true in Solvenia where it has been stated that breathing the air from a beehive holds many health benefits which boost the body’s healing capacity and can treat the following ailments such as bronchitis, asthma, chronic lung disease, susceptibility to infection, weakened immune systems, respiratory tract infections, chronic headaches and migraines, stress and depression. An impressive list that’s for sure, but is there really merit to the claims?
Known as Apitherapy and utilized since Egyptian times the process combines beehive air in aerosol treatments. Inhaling the warm air from a beehive incorporates all the natural elements organically occurring within the hive such as propolis, royal jelly, beeswax and pollen which has been indicated to provide a positive psycho physical response to humans.
Further investigation found an article from The Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 9(2), Oct., 1948 published by William Robinson, M.D., which he said that pollenized food delayed the appearance of palpable mammary tumors in C3H mice.
Another article shared reports that bee pollen helps to fight against prostate problems in men; http://www.peashealth.com/bee-pollen-helps-to-fight-against-prostate-problems-in-men/
So could it be true that the secret to a healthier life is through the bees? The jury may still be out on all the facts but certainly adding bee pollen and honey to your diet is a nice natural alternative to refined sugars.