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… we can say that it is a resinous, balsamic substance, with a viscous consistency and color, varying from brownish green, dark brown or other shades, depending on the type of plant chosen by the bees. For these the propolis is very important, as it is used to make a preventive medicine, sterilizing the hive and preventing the propagation of bacteria and fungi, as it is used to internally varnish the hive, having a thermal insulation action, being the gold of the bees . This substance has been known to man since ancient times.
… the priests of ancient Egypt already used it and later, the Greeks to whom we owe their name: pro meaning “before” and polis meaning “city.” Or in other words: the protection of the city.
… propolis is one of the most effective bee products with regard to the active principles transmitted from plants to man.
… propolis has a wide use in the prevention of human health, in the treatment of respiratory diseases: asthma, bronchitis and influenza.
… nowadays, it is known that the vast majority of gastric ulcers are caused by the bacillus Helicobacter pylori that is highly sensitive to propolis and this justifies its use in the treatment of gastric ulcers.
… scientific studies have shown that propolis successfully fights protozoa, especially intestinal Giardia in children and adults, and vaginal Trichomonas in women.
… the antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and cicatrizant action of propolis are already perfectly proven, both scientifically and day-to-day. Its use is already consecrated in the treatment of external injuries (wounds).
… propolis, has a stimulating action of the body’s defense system, important for patients with low resistance. Children with low organic resistance and respiratory disease recover their organic resistance easily after treatment with propolis.
… propolis has an extremely effective action in the treatment of tonsillitis, sinusitis and flu symptoms.
… propolis has a quality that few people know, which is its ability to protect the sun. Bees are grouped in hundreds, linked together by paws and in perfect collaboration, form the famous hexagonal cells that form the honeycomb.