Parenterally, bee venom is used for rheumatoid arthritis, neuralgias, multiple sclerosis, desensitization to bee stings (venom immunotherapy), tendonitis and tendosynovitis, and muscle conditions such as fibromyositis and enthesitis.
Composition of Bee venom
Peptides : The main component of bee venom. Dry weight accounted for 50-60%. Melittin, Apamin, Protease Inhibitor, Mast Cell Degranulation Peptide, Secarpin, Tertiapin, Procamine.
Enzymes : Hyaluronidase, Phospholipase A2, Lysophospholipase