YS Organic Bee Farms Extract Propolis in Honey 55000 mg has the amount of extract in it as equivalent to raw state propolis 110,000 mg in a base of Raw Honey. Propolis is a resinous, substance gathered by the bees from the leaf buds or the bark of certain trees, and bushes. The bees then use the propolis as a “cement” that lines the walks of the hive in which they prepare honey, pollen, royal jelly and other related by – products. Nature has provided bees with this substance to keep them and their hives free of germs in spite of 40,000 to 50,000 bees being crammed into close quarters in the hive.
The green to brownish glue-like material with an aromatic smell and slightly bitter taste is made up of 50 to 55 percent resin and balsam, 40 percent was, 10 percent t other, depending on what kind of foliages available. Researchers found the therapeutic properties of propolis come from substances called flavonoids found in the resin..
YS Organic Bee Farms Extract Propolis in Honey 55000 mg is rich in minerals, B-vitamins and antibiotics and works to raise the body’s natural resistance by stimulating it to produce its own disease fighting defenses. Bees collect propolis, treat it with their own enzymes and use sticky material to patch holes, or cracks in the hive. This organic “cement” protects the insects and their home from contamination, moisture and germs.
Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon serving contains 200mg Bee Propolis Extract (2x).
Other Ingredients: Raw Honey
Suggested Usage: 1/2 teaspoon twice a day preferable between meals.
Caution: Bee products may cause an allegic reaction in some sensitive individuals.