Propolis - The Natural Protective System - Healthfarm NZ

Propolis - The Natural Protective System

If you’re someone who is prone to having cold-sores or wounds that seem to take an eternity to heal, then propolis is definitely a supplement to get your hands on.

In general,  propolis is designed to promote well-being with well-known antioxidant properties to help support a healthy immune function. It is collected from the buds of trees and flowers by bees and is used to build and protect their hives. 

The amazing work of bees

Did you know that wax and honey aren’t the only things bees are amazing at creating? Propolis is essentially the ‘glue’ that holds the beehive together. It is a green-ish sticky substance that is made when bees combine their own natural discharge with the bees wax. This sticky substance is then used as a coating for their little homes. 

Healing Properties

Historically, propolis dates back to Egyptian times where it was prominently used to treat sores, wounds and tumours as it was valued for its medicinal properties. From treating sores to violin’s being beautifully varnished - the benefits and uses of propolis are near countless. 

Propolis is fondly used for fighting against bacteria, viruses and fungi. If you're someone with concerns such as cold sores, burns or inflamed and irritated sores; we recommend you try Plusfarm Propolis. With its anti-inflammatory properties it can help your skin heal and protect. 

The Research

Researchers have identified more than 300 compounds in propolis. The majority of these compounds are forms of polyphenols. Polyphenols are antioxidants that fight disease and damage in the body.

Specifically, propolis contains the polyphenols called flavonoids. Flavonoids are produced in plants as a form of protection. They’re commonly found in foods thought to have antioxidant properties, including: 

  • fruits
  • green tea 
  • vegetables 
  • red wine

Bioflavanoid, which is a well known source of natural antioxidants found in propolis may be helpful in supporting a healthy immune system.  

Who would benefit?

With Plusfarm Propolis being high strength, you are able to just take one soft gel capsule per day (with food)  to support your body with:

  • Immunity health 
  • Inflammation 
  • Healing wounds and sores
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