Organic bee propolis ditributor supply worldwide. Propol-mel products propolis has not been processed beyond what is necessary to form part of the formulations. The propolis we use is organic certified and proceeds from Spanish beekeepers who are bee friendly.
It also contains small quantities of terpenes
It also contains small quantities of terpenes, tannins, remains of the salivary glands secretions of the bees, and, depending on the origin, possible contaminants. The active compounds are the bioflavonoids which include flavones, flavonols, flavonones and flavononols. Propolis is relatively non-poisonous, daily dosages of 1400 mg / kg don’t cause any negative effect in mice, but to chew large quantities of raw propolis can produce nausea and digestive disorders.
Though we have to keep in mind that it always exist that low percentage of the population who can be allergic to one of its components therefore it is necessary a previous test before taking the decision of consuming or externally applying the product.
Benefits of propolis
The first we need is high quality propolis. This is most important. A quality raw matter and a correct processing, will allow getting quality products. Even though in propolis have been isolated more than 180 bioactive compounds, when analyzing a derivative of propolis usually only its total content in polyphenols is evaluated. An extensive comparative analysis of two propolises would be very expensive. So, unfortunately, it is very difficult to assess the quality of processed propolis.