Propolis - aka, ‘bee glue’ - is a resinous mixture created by honey bees, which they use to seal up unwanted spaces in their hive and protect it from infection. It's been used in tribal medicines for thousands of years thanks to its antimicrobial, anti-oxidative, anti-ulcer and anti-tumour properties.
Bee propolis extract is becoming a popular, natural supplement to help boost our natural defences and immune system. If you think about it, honey is an extremely popular, natural food item that is recommended to help soothe sore throats and battle cold symptoms, so it would make sense that other items found in the bee hive have similar properties.
Honey bees combine their saliva and beeswax with other matter collected from various botanical sources.
This material is then used to seal up small cracks in their hive, preventing the possibility of predators and harmful bacteria entering the beehive.
Although there is still a lot of research to be carried out on bee propolis and exactly what is in it that makes it so vital to the protection of the bee hive, scientists have discovered that bee propolis is jam packed full of bioflavonoids – compounds derived from plants.
Bioflavonoids are well-known for their potent antioxidant properties. These bioflavonoids may promote a healthy immune system.
We recommend using our Liquid Propolis twice per day by adding 5 drops (0.25ml) to products such as water, coconut water, yoghurts etc.
It can also be applied to your skin as a natural anti-oxidant rich moisturiser.
Glycerin, Aqua, Propolis Extract (from powder) (8%)
Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a healthy diet and healthy lifestyle. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking prescription medication or under medical supervision, it is advisable to consult a GP prior to taking any supplements. Discontinue use and consult a GP if adverse reactions occur. Do not exceed stated dose. Store in cool dry place. Keep away from children at all times. Avoid this product if you are allergic to bees or bee products, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or suffer from asthma.
Avoid this product if you are allergic to bees or bee products, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or suffer from asthma. Manufactured on equipment which processes products containing nuts, milk, shellfish, fish and soya. Store in a cool dry place.
Suitable for Vegetarians / Not Suitable for Vegans
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