The Propolis produced by honey bees in New Zealand in these capsules is a particularly high quality, independently certified as having flavonoid level of 17mg/g.
Professor Hiroshi Maruta has stated that NZ propolis is 5 times more powerful than propolis from other countries due to the highest levels of caffeic acid phenethyl ester or "CAPE" which has been the subject of extensive study for its anti-cancer properties.
Propolis is rich in amino acids and trace elements. It also has high vitamin content, bioflavonoids, phenolic acids and esters including "CAPE".
Propolis is therefore a natural antibiotic protecting the body from invasive bacteria from wounds and insect bites eg. Lyme disease.
Studies have shown that propolis may inhibit enzymes that increase blood sugar. It is believed that the antioxidant compounds in propolis are responsible for its blood sugar-stabilizing benefits.
Beneficial properties of propolis include its effectiveness at promoting oral health when used as a tincture or oral spray, even possibly being a natural alternative to fluoride
Propolis has been found to be more effective than some pharmaceutical applications against vaginal herpes. Tests also suggest that propolis may significantly reduce the chance of an advanced herpes infection.
Results of tests indicate that propolis may inhibit Candida from growing, and it has the potential for stimulating a healthy immune response to Candida infestation
Taking Propolis capsules daily will support the immune system.
Suggested use: take 1 capsule daily before food.
Warning: If you suffer from allergies related to bee products, we recommend taking medical advice before consuming propolis capsules.
This product also contains carob powder.
Research relating to propolis effect on bacteria, viruses and health https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/22f7/af61a9f19efedd618412d31e3bc114bdf896.pdf
For those that have been taking propolis tincture, one propolis capsule contains the equivalent of 4 drops of tincture
Propolis Capsules 500mg x 180 capsules