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Romanian bees still creating a buzz in health industry

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April 9, 2014
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Bee venom to combat multiple sclerosis, pollen for indigestion, honey to heal wounds - the bee has been a key source of alternative medicines since ancient times, and Romania is working to keep the tradition of "apitherapy" alive. Duration: 02:30 Video provided by AFP


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