Program of the XII-th. Apitherapy Congress

Program of the XII-Th. Romanian Apitherapy Congress, Expo, and Workshops with
international participation

Last update: October 11


Friday, October 11

Participants registration

09:00 – 10.00 h.

Official opening and visit of „Api-Expo 2019”
10:00 – 10.30 h.

Official opening of the Congres
10:30 – 11.00 h.

History of Beekeeping in Romania

11:00 – 12:00 h.

      Moderators: Eliza CAUIA and Adrian SICEANU (Institute of Research and Development for Beekeeping), Bucharest, Romania

  • Beekeeping – a traditional occupation – Gabriela VLASCEANU, Iuliana Crișan (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Dr. Florin Begnescu (1880-1949), a personality of Romanian Veterinary Medicine,  important figure for Romanian beekeeping – Dumitru CURCA (Bucharest, Romania)

 Melliferous-medicinal plants

Moderator: Prof. Viorica ISTUDOR

12:00 – 12:30 h.

  • The melliferous plants from Romania and their importance for apitherapy – Gabriela VLASCEANU (Bucuresti)

Lunch break

12:30 – 14:00 h.

Quality of Beehive products

14:00 – 16:00 h.

Moderators: Otilia BOBIS (USAMV Cluj-Napoca) and Adrian SICEANU (IC-DA Bucharest, Romania)

  • Better quality of beehive products through the use of new procedures and treatments to combat the parasite Varroa destructor – Adrian SICEANU, Eliza CAUIA (IC-DA Bucharest, Romania)
  • Incidence of antibiotics in bee products. Case study on honey and bee collected pollen.  Sources of contamination – Otilia BOBIS, Victoriţa Bonta, Liviu Alexandru Mărghitaş,  Daniel Severus Dezmirean (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
  • Methods of honey sterilization for topical applications – Preliminary study of honey sterilization through irradiation – Andrei ZBUCHEA (Ploiești, Romania)
  • Specific labeling requirements for bee products used as food or ingredients in food supplements – Tatiana ONISEI, Cristina MATEESCU, Manuela RĂSCOL (Bucharest)

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30 h.

Bio-Pharmacological Basis of Apitherapy

16:30 – 17:30 h.

Moderators: Prof. Univ. Viorica ISTUDOR (UMF Bucharest) and Dr. Otilia BOBIS (USAMV Cluj-Napoca)

  • Solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) as drug carrier for ocular use of Royal Jelly – Kristina PERMINAITE, Ramanauskienė Kristina, Chiara Sinico, Anna Maria Fadda (Lithuania)
  • Could bee products be used in the prevention or treatment of certain diseases? Scientific arguments – Claudia Pasca, Daniel Severus Dezmirean, Otilia BOBIS, Liviu Alexandru Mărghitaș, Victorița Bonta (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

     Round Table on :

    News regarding Apitherapy in Romania and the rest of the World

Apitherapy against Arthralgia – Dr. Dmytro Senyshyn (Ukraine)

  • Effect of Bee bread on Ulcerative Colitis model in rats – Sibel SILICI, Serhat Özer, Zuleyha Doganyigit (Turkey)
  • Effect of Beebread against Anemia and Hepatotoxicity induced by Lead acetate – Sibel SILICI, Serhat Özer, Zuleyha Doganyigit (Turkey)
  • The study of chemical composition and biological activity of Lithuanian propolis – Kristina Perminaitė, Kristina Ramanauskienė, Daiva Majienė (Lituania)
  • The biological value of bee pollen collected from crop plants – Roxana SPULBER, Teodora COLȚA, Alina IONIȚĂ (Bucharest, Romania)
  • The effect of Romanian propolis on adherence of Candida albicans strains to inert and cellular substratum – Teodora COLȚA, Roxana SPULBER, Alina IONIȚĂ (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Melliferous plants with medicinal qualities – Nicoleta ION (Bucharest, Romania)

Festive Dinner at Restaurant Bel Mondo, in Herăstrău (optional)

19:30 -22:30 h.

Saturday, October 12

Clinical Basis of Apitherapy (I)

09:00 – 10:30 h.

Moderators: Dr. Stefan STANGACIU and Dr. Claudiu MIHĂESCU (Bucharest, Romania)

  • Manuka honey effect on oxidative stress, in intense physical effort of medium-duration – Ramona-Niculina JURCĂU, Ioana-Marieta JURCĂU, Nicolae COLCERIU, Carmen-Angela SRÂNGEU (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
  • Tualang Honey efficiency on memory and learning, short review and clinical study – Ioana-Marieta JURCĂU, Ramona-Niculina JURCĂU, Nicolae COLCERIU (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
  • Bee Venom Injection Techniques – Dr. Claudiu MIHĂESCU (Bucharest, Romania)

 Coffee break

10:30 – 11:00 h.

 Clinical Basis of Apitherapy (II)

11:00 – 12:30 h.

Moderators: Dr. Cristina PAVEL (Bucharest) and Dr. Stefan STANGACIU

  • Application of honey mixed with volatile thyme oil for open suppurating wrist arthritis due to severe electrocution – Andrei ZBUCHEA (Ploiești, Romania)
  • The step by step integrative treatment of multiple sclerosis. Clinical cases – Stefan STANGACIU (Mereni-Conțești, Romania)
  • Treatment with bee venom, tolerance testing and desensitization in case of allergy – Dr. Stan Mariana (Bucharest, Romania)

 Api Show

12:30 – 13:00 h.

   Lunch break       

13:00 – 14:30 h.

 Clinical Basis of Apitherapy (III)

14:30 – 16:45 h.

Moderators: Dr. Cristina PAVEL and Dr. Steluța GEORGESCU MARIUTAN (Bucharest, Romania)

  • The efficiency of  Api-phyto-therapy in patients with Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) – Dr. Steluța Georgescu Mariuțan (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Api-phyto-therapy for man infertility. Clinical case – Dr. Steluța Georgescu Mariuțan (Bucharest, Romania)
  • New clinical cases of autoimmune diseases treated with apiphytotherapy – Dr. PAVEL Cristina (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Usage of a special bee product dressing in the wound healing process in both humans and animals – Octavia Tamas-Krumpe, Cornelia DOŞTEŢAN ABĂLARU, Ștefan Stângaciu, Mureșan George, Mihai si Laurenț OGNEAN (Romania)

Coffee break

16:45 – 17:15 h.

 Round Table, Conclusions and Ceremony Awards
                                             17:15 – 17:40 h.                                               

General Assembly of the Romanian Apitherapy Society (at FIITEA)

  18:00 – 20:00 h.


Sunday, October 13 


at FIITEA Apimondia



Intensive Course and Workshop: Api-Phytotherapy in Anti-Aging

 Monday, October 14

Technical Tour at:

The start of the trip will be from the parking of the Beekeeping Institute for Research and Development, Bucharest, Boulevard Ficusului nr. 42, at 09:00 h.

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