Allergies, such as food allergies, asthma, eczema and hay fever are reaching epidemic levels in New Zealand, especially among children.
Are our immune systems struggling? Is our nervous system worn out? Or are the number of allergens increasing?
It seems gluten-free processed food is popping up everywhere.
Gluten is the substance that gives cakes and bread their elastic ‘stickability’. Without gluten, grain baking can crumble and not hold together so well.
Bee stings have been used medically for hundreds of years to help with pain and inflammation. In traditional bee venom therapy, bees are picked up and placed on the area to be treated and held until they sting.