Propolis (The Most Natural Antibiotic)
Propolis is a sticky resin that seeps from the buds of some trees and oozes from the bark of other trees, chiefly conifers. The bees gather propolis, sometimes called bee glue, and carry it home in their pollen baskets. They blend it with wax flakes secreted from special glands on their abdomens.
Propolis is used to slick line the interior of brood cells in preparation for the queen’s laying of eggs, a most important procedure. With its antiseptic properties, this propolis lining insures a hospital-clan environment for the rearing of brood.
History of Propolis
The term “propolis” comes from two Greek words: “pro,” which means “before,” and “polls,” which means “city.” The use of Propolis in popular medicine goes back all the way to ancient times.
Egyptians, Greeks and Romans reported the use of Propolis for its general healing qualities and for the cure for some lesions of the skin. Since the 12th century in Europe, folk remedy has attributed an important place to Propolis for certain preparations for external use. However, it has only been in the last twenty years that scientists have been able to prove that Propolis is as active and important as our forefathers thought.
Recognized by science
Propolis is now considered an important part of dietetics and a natural cure by the World Health Organization. Its popularity is ever increasing, due to its many possibilities. The concentrations of flavonoids seem to be responsible for the great antibiotic effects of Propolis. Flavonoids possess many potent curative.
The Constituents of Propolis
Chemically speaking, propolis is a very complex mixture. Its chemical element’s vary according to its source. Colors range from golden brown to brownish green to reddish brown to blackish brown.
Propolis Drop 10 ml
Benefits of Propolis Drop :
- Protective against virus infections (cold, flu, herpes).
- Protect against damage to liver cells, might prevent development of cancer cells.
- Protect the body from oxygen free radical damage.