Propolis - Definition

July 2017


Definition


Propolis is a substance produced by honeybees from various plant resins, wax and their own saliva.

Form


Propolis can be found in many commercially forms: powder, chewing gum, tablet, in dentifrices ...

Benefits


Consumed, it improves the immune system. It would also be effective in combating respiratory infections.
Applied to the skin, it promotes the healing of burns, wounds and various skin diseases such as eczema.

Adverse effects


Warning: beyond 3 weeks of treatment, the risk of developing allergic reactions to propolis are high.

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Original article published by . Translated by Crashounette. Latest update on November 23, 2013 at 04:32 AM by Crashounette.
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