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Propolis And Its Important Facts
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Propolis And Its Important Facts

While Propolis is enjoying the peak of its recognition due to its medicinal advantages, its usefulness has begun since the time of Hippocrates wherein most individuals used it as a regimen to heal sores as well as internal and external ulcers. However nowadays, these health benefits do not only exclude its parameters in healing sores and ulcers but rather widen its limitations by discovering the different important facts about this bee product and its other uses. This breakthrough can be very helpful in the field of medicine which is why, finding out more regarding this healing bee product is very vital as it opens one’s mind to appreciate more the healing power of Propolis.

What is Propolis?

Also called as bee glue, Propolis is a resinous, gummy substance that is produced by the honeybees to construct and maintain the stability of their hives in keeping out the wind and rain as well as in strengthening the combs at their juncture. Basically it is often combine with wax in order to for it to be more effective. Its color varies depending upon it botanical source but the most common color is usually brown and it is sticky at above room temperature of 20oC but hard and very brittle at low temperatures.

What are the vitamins and minerals found in Propolis?

According to the scientific researchers at the Second Leningrad Scientific Conference regarding the Application of Apiculture or also known as bee culture, medicinal studies have shown that bee Propolis is rich in vitamins and minerals which are very beneficial when it comes to healing and health improvement. These statement has been justified as the results have shown that this bee product is rich in vitamins A, B1, B3 and B2, biotin, a wide range of bioflavoids which is more than the amount found in albumin, oranges, silica, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, manganese and copper which are all essential in maintaining a good and healthy body.

What are the benefits of Propolis?

Since then this bee product has been marketed as a traditional medicine due to its claimed helpful effects on human health. Aside from its natural antibiotic effect, Propolis has numerous benefits to offer. It has been found that it can effectively relief various conditions including inflammations, viral diseases, burns and scalds due to its antimicrobial and emollient characteristics. In addition, studies have shown that it can also promote hearth health as well as strengthen the body’s immune system as it contains high amounts of antioxidants. Other medicinal benefits may also include dental plaque agent, antifungal agent and antitumor growth agent. As for commercial uses, Propolis is also being used in making musical instruments, food manufacturing as well as car waxing.

Given with all these informative facts stated above, it only shows that Propolis is not just an ordinary sticky substance that is used for strengthening bee hives but rather a nutritional and effective bee product that people can make used to with. With its high nutritional content and tremendous effects on human health, people will really appreciate its medicinal advantages as most conducted have shown the effectiveness of its healing content.


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Propolis has numerous benefits and people should try to incorporate it into their diet.

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  about 9 years ago

Really great info .. I will have to look into this more. Thanks!!

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  about 9 years ago

I was not aware of this. thanks for the info!

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