What is Propolis? A resinous substance used to fortify & disinfect bee hives; also to embalm intruders.
Where is it made? In only one factory in the world... the bee itself. They make it from beeswax, plant sap & pollen.
Benefits of Propolis
Propolis can be taken internally for infections of the chest, throat, mouth, thrush & as an immune booster. Externally for minor cuts & wounds.
- Boosts the immune system
- Prevents & combats Candida
- Assists tissue repair
- A rinse for mouth & tooth infections
History of Propolis: Recorded use in Aristotle's time 350BC as a folk medicine, but now proven to fight bacteria, viruses & fungi. Shown to boost the immune system and combat inflammation. Research continues on it, to fight cancer and protect the liver.
What is the active ingredient in propolis? Propolis has a very complex composition and all attempts to use 'active ingredients' have proved far less effective than using the whole propolis.
What does the propolis tincture contain? Pure propolis in alcohol. No colorants, preservatives, artificial flavours or other additives.
Take orally with water. Can be sweetened with honey.
After opening, store capped and below 28 degree Celsius.
Must be avoided by people allergic to bees or bee products.
No interactions have been reported between propolis and prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs and other herbal supplements or foods.
Pure propolis in alcohol (5% ethanol extract of pure dewaxed propolis with >4.5% flavonoids)
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Early days yet...
26 May, 2016, By Sheena
AM trying this to boost our immune system for the winter months. Am hopeful having done a ton of research and only found good reports. Had a sore throat earlier this week which was taken care off, perhaps by something else however I did bounce back very quickly....much quicker than normal. So heres hoping.