Propolis, a natural bee product that gathers bees from plant stems, leaves and buds. It has strong antibacterial and antioxidant effects. It is used to kill germs in the hive and to protect the bee colony.
The main function of propolis for bees is to provide and maintain the antiseptic environment in the hive. Honeybees use propolis to protect larvae and themselves against microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungi).
Propolis is considered as a disinfectant source in the hive. Due to its high content of flavonoids and phenolic compounds, it has a high antioxidant effect.