Tuesday, June 19, 2012


  • Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees collect from tree buds, sap flows, or other botanical sources.
  • It is used as a sealant for unwanted open spaces in the hive.
  • Propolis is sticky at and above room temperature (20 °C). At lower temperatures, it becomes hard and very brittle.
  • Propolis is also believed to promote heart health and strengthen the immune system
  • Propolis is a natural brownish-green resinous product collected by honey bees. 
  • Commercial uses :- In musical instruments, In food, Car wax 
  • Medical Uses :- As an antimicrobial, As an emollient, As an immunomodulator, As a dental antiplaque agent, As an antitumor growth agent 
  • Propolis according to research has shown to be effective against a variety of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and molds. It has been shown to be a non-specific immunostimulant.

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