Other names: Acide de Cire d’Abeille, Baume de Propolis, Bee Glue, Bee Propolis, Beeswax, Cire d’Abeille, Cire de Propolis, Colle d’Abeille, Hive Dross, Pénicilline Russe, Propóleos, Russian Penicillin
Propolis is a resin-like substance made by bees. It was extensively used in ancient civilizations. Greeks have used propolis for abscesses; Assyrians have used it for healing wounds, and Egyptians have used it for mummification. Propolis contains resin, oil and wax, pollen, amino acids, minerals, sugars, vitamins B, C, and E, flavonoids, phenol, and aromatic compounds.
Propolis may be beneficial for cancer, ulcerative colitis, gastrointestinal cancers, ulcers, wound healing, bacterial infections, tuberculosis, flu, colds, swine flu, genital herpes, skin, and burns.
Compliance: food or food ingredient, cosmetics ingredient
Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.
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These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.