Protection of the hive is the most simple purpose for propolis. It helps to prevent disease and parasites from infecting the hives. Propolis is typically a mixed resin composed of beeswax, saliva, sap, and various botanical products in the surrounding area. Like all things bee, propolis’ natural composition offers humans an array of benefits when incorporated into a regular diet and skincare regime.
The benefits of propolis for the skin have been harnessed since the times of Ancient Egypt.
Due to its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, propolis helps to speed up the wound-healing process. It is also a great immune booster.