Propolis is traditionally used for more than two thousand years. It was used as a medicine by the Egyptians, Babylonians, Arabs, Greeks, Romans …
Propolis is the common name for a mixture of resinous substance that bees collect from flowers of different plants. They mix it with their saliva and create flavonoid the most important substance in propolis. It has a distinctive appearance, bitter taste and distinctive odor.
Contains and color of propolis depends on the plant species from which bees collect material. It has a 50 % resin, 30 % wax, 10 % essential oils, and 5 % of pollen, vitamins and minerals, organic acids, polyphenols, flavonoids and pigments of fruits, vegetables and flowers.
That all have antioxidant activity and their role is to protect plants against pathogens from the environment.
Numerous studies have shown that propolis is a natural anesthetic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antibiotic, which acts against most viruses, including influenza virus, fungi and parasites.
This natural product is excellent for wounds that never heal, acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, fungal infections of the skin, nails and hair. It is extremely effective for ulcers, burns and insect bites. It prevents abnormal multiplication of cells and treated benign tumors, and also stimulates regeneration of damaged tissue.