Last update Nov. 10, 2014

Apilak

Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

It is a viscous secretion of salivary glands of bees. It has been used as a tonic without any evidence of it effectiveness. Some cases of asthma and hypersensibility to this substance have been reported.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Apilak since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

Apilak is also known as Royal Jelly. Here it is a list of alternative known names::


Group

Apilak belongs to this group or family:

Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Apilak in its composition:

References

  1. Stocker A, Schramel P, Kettrup A, Bengsch E. Trace and mineral elements in royal jelly and homeostatic effects. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2005 Abstract
  2. Ghosh S, Playford RJ. Bioactive natural compounds for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. Clin Sci (Lond). 2003 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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