Bees are owners of a powerful toxin

October 17 2019 - 5:00am
COMMODITY: Interest in bee venom has grown steadily with research looking into its benefits. Photo: Lilia Howard.
COMMODITY: Interest in bee venom has grown steadily with research looking into its benefits. Photo: Lilia Howard.

When were you last stung by a bee? Did you marvel at the effects, including pain, caused by the superficial injection of such a tiny, tiny dose of venom? It is indeed a very powerful toxin.

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