Propolis is made by bees from tree resin and bee wax and is used to seal and protect the hive. It serves as a defense against invaders and protects the hive from infections and diseases – the bee’s immune defense.
Propolis is rarely available in its pure form and mainly is collected from beehives. Modern science proved that propolis properties have significant benefits for human health.
Not all propolis is equal – the quality and potency depend on the country and plants that it’s collected. New Zealand is the best place to obtain the highest and purest quality with its pristine nature and vast biodiversity.
The healing properties of propolis come from its bioactive ingredients and mainly flavonoids. Raw propolis contains a lot of wax and impurities and may have very low levels of bioactive ingredients. Propolis products are concentrated extracts of raw propolis and have a significant more powerful effect than raw propolis.
Propolis has been used in traditional medicine for centuries to help fight against bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Modern science proved that the bioactive ingredients in propolis have a very high protective effect on human health:
• Immune system – propolis helps to improve immunity and acts as a powerful immune buster.
• General Wellbeing – the high content of active bioflavonoids helps for overall health and wellbeing.
Propolis is used against bacterial infections, viruses, and fungi. Helping with respiratory health, wound healing, gastrointestinal health, cardiovascular health, Immune health, oral health, blood sugar management, skin health, aging, and liver health.