Bee Propolis or bee glue as some called it is that resinous mixture that honey bees produce by mixing their own saliva and beeswax with exudate they gatherr from sap flows,tree buds and other sources. The exact color of bee propolis may be a little difficult to determin as its color is dependent on where and what the bee gathere from natural source to create the bee propolis but on a general term, it can say to be a shade of dark brown.
Nutritional value of Bee propolis.
there are more than thirty(30)kinds of flavones compounds,various kinds of terpenes,20 amino acids,various vitamins,active enzymes,30 trace elements like iron,zinc,chromes,selenium,magnesium,calcium,phosphorous,etc.propolis also contains10 aromatic acids,30 aromaticesters,over 30 fatty acids.Polysaccharides in propolis that are essential for body.
What Is The Medicinal History Of Bee Propolis?
propolis has a long history of medicinal use, according to records dating back to 350 B.C., the time of Aristotle. Greeks have used propolis for abscesses, Assyrians have used it for healing wounds and tumors; Egyptians have used it for mummification.
This natural bee product is renown of “elixir”and “natural antibiotic”.About 1900 years ago,the ancient roman encyclopeadia,”History of the Nature”mentioned a detailed discription of source and effect of propolis.
B ee Propolis Contains Antiseptic and Antimicrobial Properties.
Recent research shows propolis offers antiseptic,antibiotic,antibacterial,antifungal,and even antiviral properties.
propolis is Nature’s premier preventive.it is so powerful in action that it is often called ”Russian penecillin” apparentely in acknowledgement of the extensive research the Russians have mounted on this wonder work from the bees.
Propolis also demostrates strong antimicrobia properties against various bacterial and fungal infections.Even streptococcusbacterial have been shown to be sensetive to propolis.
Bee Propolis Improves Immunity.
modern scientific studies indicate that those who take propolis regularly escape winter colds and sore throats and seem to develop a natural immunity to common viruses,including the various strains of flu.
Bee Propolis As a Natural Antibiotic.
on like the chemical antbiotics that destroys all bacterial in the body,both the friendly( probiotics, a necessary flora required for healthy functioning in the entire gastrointenstinal tract) and the bad intenstinal flora.An individual who constanly takes prescribed antibiotics for one condition after another soon learns the hard fact that the medications may not work effectively as they once did.The invasive micro-organisms gradually develope resistance against the medication.
Propolis,the natural antibiotic,works against harmful bacteria without destroying the friendly bacteria the body needs.
Other Amazing Functions Of Bee Propolis
Propolis has also been proven effective against strains of bacteria that resist chemical antibiotics.The field of influence of propolis is extremely broad.It includes
Infection of the urinary tract
Swelling of the throat
Disease of the ear
Bile infections and circulation deficiencies.
I want to end here with a personal Testimony.Sometimes early last year,I was sharing a bathtub with my wife(then my girlfriend) and she splashed some water over me and unfortunately some found itself into my ear.It wasn’t a funny feeling as I couldnt use my ear for over three weeks.
The pain was intense.I went to hospital but the language those gentlemen were speaking was something I wasnt quite prepared for ready-surgery.
To cut the story short, my boss then introduced this friend of the nature product-bee propolis,I got the product from a local shop and that was just that.I didnt know when the pains and the pus disappeared.
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