Bee venom honey is a mixture of honey and bee venom that can be taken to boost the immune system. Bee venom itself is a bitter colourless liquid that is released through the sting of a bee. It is actually the venom that is painful when stung by bee.

Bee venom contains melittin, histamine, peptides and other biogenic amines that have been used to treat arthritis and other painful conditions. Melittin is known to strengthen immune system.

The bee venom honey has been popular in Uganda among those that live with the HIV virus as it greatly increases the CD4 count. Read article published on

In medical studies done by Washington University School of Medicine reported in the (March 2013) entitled “Venom Destroys HIV And Spares Surrounding Cells” states “Nanoparticles containing bee venom toxin melittin can destroy Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) while at the same time leaving surrounding cells unharmed.”
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Bee venom also has an active portion of a mixture of proteins that acts as an anti-coagulant, a class of drug that work to prevent clotting of blood. The anticoagulants can also be injected into the human body as a medication for thrombotic disorders, a formation of blood clot inside a blood vessel obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system.