Health Benefits of Bee Propolis

Bee Propolis

It is amazing what healing properties can be found in bee propolis, a substance produced by bees. I believe, we can find the cure for every disease know to man in nature. This is why we need to be concerned when there is a decline in the bee and plant population. Bees are necessary for the health and continuation of plant life on earth. Their ability to pollinate flowering trees and plants is mandatory for survival.

They also produce things like, pollen, honey, wax, propolis, and even the poison from their stingers, have know to promote healing of severe arthritis and other crippling conditions. Just about everything bees produce, can be used to help mankind. They are one of the few insects that produce a super-food (honey) eaten by humans.

Bee Propolis
Bee Propolis

How it is Produced

Propolis, is a sticky resin which seeps from the buds of certain trees and the barks of trees. It is broken down and blended with bee wax secreted from bees.

It is also used to line the nursery compartments, using its antiseptic benefits for make sure the nursery remains healthy and bacterial free. It has powerful properties and works as an:

  • anti-biotic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-oxidant
  • boost the immune system

Healing Properties

Because propolis works as an antibiotic it act to destroy bad bacteria while keeping good bacteria in balance. It is also helps in those who have built a tolerance for regular antibiotics.

  • Bee propolis can help prevent cancer
  • can be applied to a wound prevent infection
  • used to sooth eczema
  • applied to warts
  • used for colds and upper respiratory conditions

You can taken it in liquid form, diluted in warm water, a capsule or used as a cream.

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Danica 3 years ago

There are several bee propolis benefits that can help the individuals in treating health problems. I have also found good information on that discusses about the uses of this product.

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azrestoexp 3 years ago

Isn't it wonderful how we were given everything we'd ever need to live and thrive in this beautiful world. Great hub, voted up.

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2besure 4 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina Author

Thanks manatita44, I have always found bees so fascinating!

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manatita44 4 years ago from london

Well written, informative and helpful.

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4seazons 5 years ago from Queens

Thanks. Something else to put on my list.

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2besure 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina Author

I just found out about bee propolis about 2 years ago myself.

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Rachelle Williams 5 years ago from Tempe, AZ

I had never heard of bee propolis before your hub. Thank you for expanding my knowledge of the healing strength of the natural world.

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2besure 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina Author

I keep bee pollen at home too! I buy it by the ounce at the health food store. Thanks for your comment!

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Kris Heeter 5 years ago from Indiana

Thanks for helping me learn a new word today - "propolis". I've been using local bee pollen on and off on salads to help reduce allergies and as an immune booster.

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2besure 5 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina Author

Manuka is expensive but works. I would rather use something natural with no side effects!

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InTuneWithCooking 5 years ago from Australia

Great hub! My wife has been using Manuka Honey to help heal an inflamed duodenum. It works. Voted up

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