Bee Propolis is the binding glue that holds honey combs together. It's made from a mixture of bee's wax, saliva, various different saps and tree buds gathered by bees. The result is a strong glue that coats, protects, and binds together a bee hive.
Products made by bees have always been of great interest to healers since ancient times. Ancient civilizations such as the Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians all understood Bee Propolis had healing properties, and used it extensively for treating wounds and other ailments.
Modern studies have confirmed what ancient civilizations knew. Bee Propolis contains 12 different flavanoids, as well as vitamins, minerals and important enzymes. Both our Original Bee Propolis Throat Spray and our Propolis & Herb Throat Spray contain 99% Bee Propolis. Here are just a few of the amazing benefits and uses of Bee Propolis.
Whether you have seasonal allergies, an injury, or a sore throat from a cold, inflammation is a painful side effect all of these. Inflammation is our natural response to injuries, but it can also be bad for our long term health. In order to ease pain and avoid these problems, we use anti- to help calm the response. Bee contains a number of that have been proven to help reduce inflammation. This is thought to be due to the high number of polyphenols it contains.
Bee Propolis works for both acute and chronic inflammation, making it a useful treatment for many different situations. You can use it on a wound you don't want to get infected, use it to protect a sensitive burn, or spray it on a sore throat to ease symptoms.
Antiviral, Antibiotic, Anti-fungal
Bee Propolis is a natural antibiotic, anti-viral, and anti-fungal. In studies, it was successfully able to kill gram positive bacteria, and to a lesser extent gram negative bacteria. Studies have been done on how well they can treat herpes, as well as a number of other specific viruses and fungus. Bee Propolis performed well in all of these studies, making them a great choice as a general treatment.
Many people use bee to treat cold sores and rashes safely and naturally.
Helps With Allergies
One of the many flavanoids bee propolis contains is quercitin. Quercitin is a natural anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory that may also help directly with the immune response, aiding in relieving the symptoms of allergies even before they begin.
Quercitin also helps open up tracheal pathways, which is currently being looked at as a potential treatment for asthma. More research needs to be done, but some people already use bee propolis for every day sinus and allergy issues.
Although bee propolis has natural anti-histamines and is good for most allergies, it should not be used by those who are allergic to bee stings, or other bee products such as honey. If you are allergic to bees, you may also be allergic to bee propolis.
Bee propolis has wonderful health properties. They can take the place of so many different harmful drugs, and are a wonderful remedy for all sorts of different ailments. As more studies come forward, we find out every day how valuable bee propolis can truly be for our health. Ancient civilizations used this powerful remedy for centuries, and we can learn from their wisdom by adding it to our own medicine cabinets.