Inside Samour's home, men and women wait their turn.
"I am treating serious and chronic diseases which have no cure in regular medicine, I have achieved excellent results," said Samour (left), an Egyptian-educated specialist in entomology and bees in the Gaza Strip, a Palestinian enclave.
"We speak about chondritis in the neck and spine, migraine, loss of hair, alopecia areata, skin diseases, cerebral palsy, autism and cancer," he said inside an apartment packed with patients on the edge of a refugee camp in Gaza City.
Bee sting therapy involves placing live bees on patients' skin to deliver stings, many times over. Some believe the treatment can ease inflammation and relieve a variety of medical conditions, but there is little scientific research to support it. Some studies have shown it has no benefit at all. And it could be risky -- doctors warn that some people may suffer severe allergic reactions.