Today, when for excessive use of synthetic antibiotics most microorganisms acquired resistance to them, it is necessary to find wise solutions offered by nature
The goal of every doctor is Primum non nocere, that is primarily not to harm his patient.
We all know that synthetic antibiotics have side effects that occur immediately or some time after their use, while gifts of nature do not have unintended consequences.
Research confirms that in nature there are a multitude of products with antibiotic activity.
Propolis is one of them.
It’s the perfect food that nourishes and heals the human body.
Propolis is a common name for a mixture of resinous substances that bees collect from flowers of various plants.
Bees gather and mix with the secretion of mandibular gland, enzyme modify it so that the most important components, flavonoids, become active agents.
Propolis is a specific appearance, unique bitter taste, characteristic and aromatic odor.
The composition and color of propolis depends on the plant species from which the bees collect material on the season.
Propolis has been traditionally used more than 2000 years.
Historical records show that propolis was important and appreciated product in medicine of Egyptians, Babylonians, Arabs, Greeks, Romans, and many other ancient peoples.
Curative effect of propolis
Propolis contains 50% resin, 30% wax, 10% essential oils, 5% pollen, numerous vitamins and minerals, organic acids, tannins, flavonoids.
Flavonoids are largely responsible for the beneficial effects of propolis.
Flavonoids are pigments present in fruits, vegetables, flowers and bark of trees. They have antioxidant activity, their role is to protect the plants against pathogens from the environment.
The propolis is represented in numerous flavonoids galangin, quercetin, chrysin, kaempferol, apigenin, pinocembrin and pinobanksin.
Propolis is one of those wise medicines of nature that kills everything that bothered healthy organism. At the same time preserves healthy tissue and treats the ill.
Numerous studies have established that propolis is a natural anesthetic, antioxidant, antiseptic, antibiotic, that is active against most viruses, including influenza virus. Excellent in the fight against fungi and parasites.
A special feature of propolis is that bacteria on it does not generate resistance and has no side effects.
Before going to bed it is enough to rub the chest with propolis to appease cough and ensure a deep sleep.
Propolis ointment is excellent for wounds that do not heal, and for many skin conditions: acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, fungal infections of the skin, nails and scalp.
It is extremely effective for ulcers, burns and bites.
Propolis has a feature that stops the abnormal multiplication of cells (cytostatic) and untreated benign tumors.
Propolis is known to stimulate the creation of new cells and regeneration of damaged tissue.
Propolis helps in case of severe diarrhea, where other remedies are helpless.
As a top active biostimulator, propolis contributes to improving the state of the entire organism, the normalization of metabolism and immunity.
It is also used to treat diseases of the ear and mouth. Excellent results are obtained in the treatment and prevention of sore throat.
It helps with toothache, periodontal disease, bad breath, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the urinary tract and gastritis.
As a powerful antioxidant effective against free radicals, which are considered causes of many, even the most difficult diseases such as atherosclerosis, cataracts, cancer, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
The latest research shows that propolis strengthens the immune system and has anti-cancer effect.
How to use propolis
Propolis can be used in its natural, raw form. You can from him to prepare an aqueous extract, an alcoholic tincture (propolis drops), an ointment or cream.
Water extract of propolis
The aqueous extract of propolis can be prepared as follows. Raw propolis freeze and then grind to a fine powder.
One teaspoon of this powder evening mix with 250 ml of pure water. The next morning, drink the liquid small sips. Propolis, which remained at the bottom of the cup eat before breakfast.
In an enamel or ceramic bowl put 80-90 grams of vaseline. Heat the pan in a water bath so that the water gently boiling.
Add 10-20 g of minced propolis. Stir the liquid until propolis dissolved. Impurities from propolis will come to the surface, so pick them up with a wooden spoon and discard.
Finally, add a little alcohol tincture of propolis to homogenize with Vaseline. After that, place the container in cold water. Keep stirring until the fat is cool.
Keep cream in an airtight jar in a cool, dark place.
The crude propolis can be taken as follows: 3-5 grams per day, between meals. Before we swallow propolis, suck it up and chew in the mouth for at least 15 minutes.
Tincture is made from propolis and alcohol. For the preparation of tinctures used 96%, and more preferably 76% ethyl alcohol, which is indicated to be used as a food product.
In a jar put propolis, then pour the alcohol in the ratio 1: 2. The liquid holding the jar 5-7 days and vortex 3 times a day.
Then Filter the liquid, for example by a filter maker.
You can take 20 to 90 drops of tincture a day, depending on the disease, between meals, with half a tablespoon of honey, warm water or tea.
Problem – Solution
Pain in the stomach Take 20 – 30 drops of diluted 30% alcohol tincture of propolis 3 times a day before meals.
Calluses and corns Rub them with a thick layer of fat propolis and secure patch. Leave overnight.
Bleeding Bleeding from injury and cuts can quickly stop using cotton wool soaked in propolis drops.
Fungal diseases of the skin several times a day, apply the affected area propolisovom cream, ointment or drops.
Burns Dip the cloth in propolisovu fat, put over the burn.
Psoriasis Three times a day inside take 15 drops of propolis. At the same time lubricate the affected area propolisovom cream or ointment.
Hemorrhoids Local use propolisovu fat, and internal – drops of propolis.
Problems respiratory Make tea of chamomile or thyme. Add 10 drops of propolis in a pan of hot tea. Cover your head with a towel and inhale several times a day for five minutes.
Acne, boils, dermatitis, eczema lubricate the affected places several times a day quality cream or tincture of propolis.
Periodontal Inflamed gums lubricate propolisovim drops three times a day.
Previously wash brush teeth.
Alopecia propolis tincture, dilute with warm water in a proportion of 1: 5. Use this solution to massage the scalp and rinse.
Due to the abundance of biologically active substances that are important for every cell of our body, we can say that propolis “antibiotic that nourishes and heals.”