Propolis is a compound produced by bees thought to fight infections, heal wounds, and more. This is how it’s used and what the research says.
What are the real benefits of taking propolis?
Propolis is a cure with a special compound called pinocembrin, a flavonoid that acts as an antifungal. These anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial composure’s make the propolis very helpful in wound healing. One study found that propolis can help people who have had traumatic burns heal faster by speeding up new healthy cell growth.
What can be the side effects of taking propolis?
Allergic reactions (skin or respiratory symptoms), particularly in people who are allergic to bees or bee products.
Irritation and mouth ulcers (lozenges)
Can propolis kill viruses?
Propolis can be considered as a potent chemical weapon against bacteria, viruses, and other pathogenic microorganisms that may invade the bee colony. Also, bees use propolis as an embalming substance, to mummify invaders such as other insects, that have been killed and are too heavy to remove from the colony.
How can you eat the propolis?
Propolis comes in easy to swallow capsule or liquid form. Take internally for general wellbeing, or dilute Propolis liquid into water as a gargle or mouthwash for throat and mouth health. You can also apply Propolis liquid directly to the skin to aid healing.
Take propolis on a daily basis to keep your immunity strong. It will keep the viruses away from your body and also help you cure any throat infection if you have one.