Benefits of PropolisEditor
WHAT IS PROPOLIS? ( PRO-PO-LIS)
Bee Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees produce from tree buds sap flows. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product used as a coating to build their hives. as well as function as a natural disinfectant against bacteria.
The word Propolis is reputed to have been coined by Aristotle, from the Greek words “pro” (before) and “polis” (city), meaning, “Before The City”, or “Defender Of The City”.
Ancient cultures, used the Propolis to cover new comers to city, in order to sterilize any bacteria they might be carrying with them.
Using Propolis in skin care products provides a similar defense for our skin.
Science & Health Benefits
Bee Propolis is the focus of many scientific research projects surrounding it’s healing properties especially on our immune system. As an antimicrobial, preliminary scientific studies show that some types of propolis have in vitro antibacterial properties and anti-fungal activity and that is why it may be very effective when fighting acne. Propolis is also known in science as an antioxidant, an emollient and is being studied for skin cancer treatment and cancer prevention. Our innovative process of propolis keeps up to 98% of its natural features and uses its properties to naturally restore and maintain skin structure. Propolis is commonly used for its healing, antiseptic and restorative capabilities.
Propolis will assist in balancing, healing and soothing problematic skin. It also accelerates the rate of cell growth and decongests pores. Propolis protects against bacteria and functions as a great anti-inflammatory agent.
Propolis History In Beauty
Propolis has been used for medicinal and beauty purposes since before 350 BC.
The ancient Greeks used propolis to treat abscesses, Assyrians used it to help heal wounds and tumors, and Ancient Egyptians used propolis for mummification.
Alongside enjoying the great effects of honey & milk baths, the gorgeous Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra started using propolis, a mystic, powerful ingredient that was used during the embalming process. Propolis was known for its preserving abilities and effective treatments, and she applied these traits to her skin.
In ancient Greece, Hippocrates, the most admired figure in the history of medicine, would use propolis to heal infections and wounds.
It’s no wonder propolis is one of Hey Honey’s foundation ingredients!
– Information from HeyHoney(https://www.heyhoney.com/pages/bee-propolis-benefits-in-skincare)