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propolis

(prō-pō-lĭs) [Gr. pro, before, + polis, city]
A sticky resin present in the buds and bark of certain trees and plants. It is collected by bees for the purpose of repairing combs, filling cracks, and making the entrance to the hive waterproof. Propolis can be used as a topical antibacterial.

propolis (präˑ·p·ls),

n a compound made by bees by mixing balsams and resin collected from certain trees with saliva and digestive enzymes. Used for its antioxidant, antiviral, antibacterial, antitumor, and antiinflammatory properties and to promote the healing of wounds.
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NaturaNectar only uses Brazilian bee propolis from its own beehives or Partner beekeepers.
MRSA: Bee propolis is a substance manufactured by bees to sterilise their hives, and has been shown in studies to kill the MRSA bacteria, which is resistant to antibiotics.
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Providing the whole family with all the benefits of bee propolis, Nasal Guardian's isotonic solution is carefully formulated to promote relief and to clean while not damaging the delicate nasal mucous membrane.
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Beehive Botanicals is also certified kosher by the Chicago Rabbinical Council and offers kosher bee propolis, bee pollen and lip balm in their branded line.
Tom's of Maine Botanically Bright ingredients are 100 percent derived from nature and feature an exclusive blend of botanicals, such as soothing chamomile flower, certified organic aloe, bee propolis and plaque-reducing xylitol, as well as stevia extracts for sweetness and pure peppermint and spearmint mint oils to freshen breath.
April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturaNectar LLC announced today that they have signed an agreement with Servicios Medicos Vistazo S/A, a leading distributor of world-class medical diagnostic and treatment products and natural supplements, to distribute its portfolio of proprietary bee propolis products in Uruguay.
NaturaNectar Expands "First Line of Functional Bee Propolis Products" With Highest Quality Brazilian Propolis
Supplement Innovates by Using Aglycone Isoflavones from Brazilian Red Bee Propolis
We are in a mission to educate the US Natural Products Industry and consumers on the benefits of bee propolis, especially on our exclusive products from Brazilian Red Bee Propolis.