A bee therapy retreat, called Apipods, opened in Scotland to expose people with respiratory conditions to the healing benefits of bees. Apipods has 60,000 honey bees that are placed in compartments underneath the treatment facilities. The scent of honey and vibrations from the bees beneath the floorboards calms the nervous system and eases respiratory symptoms. Guests book 45-minute sessions in a bee therapy hut, and can spend the remainder of their stay exploring nature on the property. In Ireland, a couple opened the world’s first native bee sanctuary to bring the power of pollinators to nature. The Bee Sanctuary of Ireland is an open habitat for bees to forage, pollinate flowers, and grow in population. From helping people heal to allowing nature to flourish, the bees can do it all!
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