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  • Treatment with tincture of propolis

    Propolis, or bee glue, is a resinous substance produced by working bees. It has a pleasant aroma, a bitter taste and a sticky to the touch. When heated quickly becomes soft, and when cooled turns into a fragile, rosin-like mass of dark color with a brown to a greenish hue.

    Propolis contains vegetable resins, essential oils, wax, pollen of flowers, the secret of the salivary glands of bees, balsams, vitamins A, C, group B, trace elements, cinnamon alcohol, various acids, tannins. When burning a piece of propolis appears a typical smell of incense. The main therapeutic advantage of propolis is a high antimicrobial effect. It is used in the treatment of skin diseases, tuberculosis, fungal and inflammatory diseases of the oral mucosa, upper respiratory tract, etc. Microbiologists have established the bactericidal action of the aqueous extract of propolis for more than 100 species of microorganisms, including the causative agents of tuberculosis, syphilis, diphtheria, fungal diseasesetc.

    This beekeeping product has not been fully studied yet.

    Propolis is useful as a biostimulator not only for the sick, but also for healthy people, as it removes fatigue and increases efficiency.

    Propolis should be purchased at "Beekeeping" stores or in pharmacies. It can be formed into briquettes, pellets or in the form of crumbs. Pharmaceutical industry produces aerosol "Proposol" - disinfectant, "Propceum" - 10% propolisnaya ointment, alcohol tincture of propolis on 80% alcohol, pro-polish extracts with honey( 1 and 5%), "Proftal mole"- eye drops, "Propolan" - an effective remedy for burns.

    Although propolis is considered a non-toxic drug, you must beware of taking large doses.

    Preparation of an alcoholic propolis solution.100 g melkotertogo propolis put in a bottle and gradually added to it 500 ml of 80% alcohol, shaken for 30 minutes. Store in a dark place. From time to time, the mixture must be shaken. After a week, the solution is filtered.

    For ingestion of a water-alcohol or milk-alcohol solution must be warm. Half a cup of milk or water use 20-40 drops. Take 3 times a day for an hour before meals.

    Preparation of propolis extract To 100 g of propolis add 100 ml of distilled water and place in a water bath for several hours, then filter to remove the precipitate.

    Extract is taken with tuberculosis, tonsillitis, with inflammation of the middle ear( instilled 3 drops 3 times a day).With peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum - 20 drops in

    warm water or milk after 1-1,5 hours after meals 2-3 times a day.