Raw Propolis 3oz.
This Propolis has not been cleaned and may contain bits of wood an or beeswax. This type of propolis would be best to make a tincture, or wood stain.
Propolis, also known as bee glue, is the brownish substance that bees collect from trees, plants and flowers. Bees use propolis to seal their hives to keep out the cold as well bacteria and disease. Sealing of the hive helps the bees during the cold and winter months. When the temperature rises the propolis will become soft and sticky.
People have used propolis to treat wounds and as a remedy for ailments such as acne, toothache, sore throat, skin care, and itching. Today, propolis is used in the manufacture of chewing gum, cosmetics, creams, lozenges and ointments. A number of studies have tested its effectiveness in humans as a treatment for burns, minor wounds, infections, inflammatory diseases, and dental pain. Results may vary.
Propolis contains Vitamin A, B1,B2.B3 an array of bioflavonoid's, calcium, and magnesium to name a few. Propolis is credited with anti-fungal, anti-viral, analgesic and anti-oxidizing properties.
Raw propolis chunks can be used as is, soften by adding water or ground in to powder. Propolis can be stored at room temperature or in the freezer.