Program of the XIII-Th. Congress, Expo and Workshops of the Romanian Apitherapy Society with international participation
Dates: 20-22 November 2020 (Friday afternoon, Saturday, Sunday morning) (Romania’s time).


All below hours are Romanian hours which are 2 hours + of United Kingdom and 1 hour ahead of Germany.
To see when exactly you need to join, online, our congress, check the time difference between your nearest city and Bucharest, Romania with a website like this one 

Venue: Internet, online communication platform: ZOOM

The login link will be provided to registered participants a few hours before the official opening.

So, do not forget to register to our event, if you would like to participate.
The registration form is: here

The main topics of the Congress are:

  • Medicinal Beekeeping.
  • Bio-pharmacological properties of beehive products.
  • Prevention and treatment of viral diseases (including Covid-19) by apiphytotherapy.
  • Apitherapy in clinical practice.


Friday, November 20th


Opening ceremony with opening speeches

15:00 – 17:00

Medicinal beekeeping and its importance for obtaining bee products useful for health.

Moderators: Dr. Eng. Adrian Siceanu, Dr. Stefan Stângaciu

  • An introduction to the importance of medicinal beekeeping for beekeepers and apitherapy – Dr. Stefan Stângaciu
  • A simplified procedure for capped brood brushing with organic volatile acids to be used in varroosis control – Dr. Eng. Adrian Siceanu (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Multifunctional beehive with aplicability in api-phyto-aromotherapy – Dr. Eng. Adrian Siceanu (Bucharest, Romania)

17:00 – 17:30 Break

17:30 – 18:30

Biopharmacology of bee products (part I).

Moderator: Researcher Dr. Otilia Bobiș (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

  • Potential use of Bee venom in the wound healing – Dr. Anna Kurek-Górecka, Prof. Paweł Olczyk (Poland)
  • Antiviral Action of Bee Venom and Apitoxin for Medical Use – Néstor Urtubey (Argentina)(paper presented by Dr. Stefan Stângaciu)

18:30 – 19:30 Break

19:30 – 20:30
Virtual Api-Expo

Saturday, November 21

09:30 – 10:00
Biopharmacology of bee products (part II).

Moderator: Dr. Otilia Bobiș

  • In vitro Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Propolis on microhardness and roughness of Human Enamel Teeth – Prof. Dr. Ardo Sabir (Indonesia)

10:00 – 11:00
Apiphytotherapy in medical practice (part I).
Moderator: Dr. Stefan Stângaciu

  • Apipuncture, a novel solution to cure hemorrhoids. Clinical case – Ing. Adrian Ciotlăuș, Dr. Ștefan Stângaciu (Romania)

11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 13:00
Apiphytotherapy in medical practice (part II)

  • Honey-based syrups as therapeutic solution for cough – Dr. Steluța GEORGESCU MARIUTAN (Romania)
  • Application of combinations of honey, propolis and volatile oils for the therapy of open fractures or wounds with bone exposure. Case presentations – Dr. Andrei ZBUCHEA (Romania)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:30
Apiphytotherapy in medical practice (part III)

Moderators: Dr. Steluța Mariuțan Georgescu, Dr. Stefan Stângaciu

  • 5D model of propolis action in 2020 SARS-CoV2 epidemics in phytosynergy with gemmotherapy – Dr. Malina CIUMASU-RIMBU (Iasi, Romania)
  • Honey and beehive products against COVID-19 – Prof. Mamdouh Abdulrhman (Egypt)
  • Api-phytotherapeutic mixtures used for prophylactic and curative purposes in respiratory diseases of viral etiology – Gabriela VLASCEANU, Ionuț MORARU, Steluţa GEORGESCU MARIUTAN (Romania)

16:30 – 17:00. Pause

17:00 – 18:00
Apiphytotherapy in medical practice (part IV)

  • Our clinical experience with Beehive products in Dentistry – Dr Rafael Felitti (Uruguay)
  • Api Kindergarten in Ljubljana – Nina Ilič (Slovenia)

18:00 – 18:40

Workshop: The Importance of Apitherapy in Modulating Current Stress – From Science to Practice

Moderators: Dr. Ramona-Niculina Jurcău (for the scientific part), Dr. Ștefan Stângaciu (for the practical part)

18:40 – 19:00
Online photographs presentations for the Photo contestThe best bee photos“, 2020 edition

19:00 – 20:00. Dinner

20:00 – 21:00
Virtual Api-Expo + Roundtable


Sunday, November 22

08:30 – 10:00 General (virtual) Assembly of the Romanian Society of Apitherapy

10:00 – 11:00

Apiphytotherapy in medical practice (part V)

  • Importance of Royal Jelly in some acute and chronic diseases. Clinical experience – Mirela Strant (Romania)


Api-Cosmetics / Api-Aesthetics.
Moderators: Dr. Steluţa Georgescu Mariuţan, Farm. Gabriela Vlăsceanu (Romania)

  • Testing of dermato-cosmetic products based on medicinal plants and bee products – Dr. Steluţa Georgescu Mariuţan, Dr. Ionuț MORARU, Farm. Gabriela Vlăsceanu (Romania)

11:45 – 12:15 Honey Break

12:15 – 13:00


  • Speak your Skin’s Language: Creating a natural antibacterial soap – Pharm. Andreea Mihăileanu (Romania)

Propolis water solution can reduce sinusitis signs  Dr. Shahram Dadgostar (Iran)

13:00 – 13:30 Api-Expo Virtual

13:30 – 14:00

Conclusions of the Congress.

Presentation of the winners of the Photo Contest

Round table with free discussions.

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