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Propolis offers an array of benefits for many ailments and is one of nature’s richest sources of bioflavonoids for immune support.

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Cuts and burns

Propolis has several properties which make it a useful ingredient in creams and ointments designed to treat cuts and burns. Propolis has natural anti-inflamatory properties, when applied to the skin this could help the body repair itself.

Propolis is also a natural antisceptic and has antibacterial properties, making it suitable for applying to damaged skin where the risk of infection is high. Our range of propolis products includes a propolis cream which feels great and offers various therapuetic properties.

How Does Propolis Support the Immune System?
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Healing from the Hive?

Propolis, the resin-like substance coating a beehive’s surfaces, has long been known to have antiviral and antibacterial properties. As the world battles Covid and antibiotic resistance, expert James Fearnley says new research into propolis shows it may be even more effective against these than previously thought. …

Healing from the Hive?
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How Does Propolis Work?

We have seen that propolis fulfils a comprehensive and important role in maintaining the health of the bee colony. We have also seen in our panoramic sketch of the history of its traditional use by man as a medicine that it has had a wide range of powerful and medicinal uses. It’s time now to ask how it works. What…

How Does Propolis Work?
Propolis in Modern Times

For thousands of years natural medicine—herbs and plants to treat disease—was the only medicine available to humans. As we have seen, medicine then was as much allied to a religious worldview as modern drug-based medicine is to scientific thinking. However, from the middle of the eighteenth century onwards little…

Propolis in Modern Times
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The Folk History and Use of Propolis

Propolis has been used by man for a variety of medicinal and non-medicinal purposes since ancient times. It is tempting to think that before modern science the ancients were somehow forced to use natural substances as a kind of last resort, because they knew no better. The truth was very different and as we review the…

The Folk History and Use of Propolis
The Role of Propolis in the Beehive

In between acting as teacher to Alexander the Great and writing his great works on ethics and philosophy, Aristotle (384–322 bc) found time to write the first detailed natural scientific study of animals. This work included substantial and detailed references to the working of the honeybee. Aristotle’s great goa…

The Role of Propolis in the Beehive
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