- What is Propolis?
Propolis is a natural resin like substance gathered from plants by honey bees. The bees would collect these resinous substance from tree buds, sap flows and other plant sources. This substance is used as a sealant to cover the open spaces of the bee hive. It is used for small gaps that are of 6mm or less while the larger gaps are covered with beeswax.
Brazilian Propolis is produced by the honey bees of Brazil. This substance has a more intense level of antioxidants, antibiotic, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. These qualities are essential to safeguard the sterility of the bee hive. A queen will lay over 200,000 eggs is a year while many queen bees will lay more than 500,000 eggs within their normal two to three year lifespan. The queen bee will lay her eggs on a micro-thin layer of propolis in order to increase the survival rate of her eggs.
Propolis has a complex mixture of organic compounds such as caffeic acid, keton, acacetin and benzoic acid. It is also quite rich in bioflavonoid compounds which are said to heal leaking capillaries and blood vessels.
Propolis is quite effective in fighting fungi, bacteria, parasites and mold. It has quite an effective antimicrobial activity level. Propolis is one of the best bee products with the highest antimicrobial activities.
Case studies conducted at Beenefits have shown remarkable results with toe fungus and burns. They have been able to reduce and completely eliminate nail and toe fungus with no recurrence whatsoever.
Beenefits Propolis is a complex product made out of high quality bee hives from the remote jungles of Brazil.
Antifungal Activity - Propolis is a product with the highest antifungal properties.
Antioxidant Activity - An antioxidant is a molecule that is capable of slowing or preventing the oxidation process in other molecules. Propolis along with Pollen and Royal Jelly are among the products that exhibit the highest antioxidant activity.
Anti-Tumor Effects - Regular consumption of propolis food supplements can definitely have a preventive effect against mutation linked cancers. Hence it can be considered a supplement for cancer prevention.