CHARACTERISTICS OF PROPOLIS BIO OINTMENT
Propolis bio ointment is a pasty solution composed 100% by a mixture of virgin olive oils and almonds, Virgin beeswax, pure propolis and essential oil of ylang ylang.
Its mission is to provide directly on the dermis the active ingredients of plants moisturizing and regenerating it at the same time.
Its aroma is natural itself resulting from the mixture of pure essential oils and other ingredients, not possessing neither dyes nor parabens.
The propolis consists of approximately: vitamins ( B1, B2, C,..), microelements, flavonoids, protein substances, unsaturated fatty acids and esters of aromatic acids, possessing more than 160 natural components.. In general it is formed by.: 50-55% resins and balms, 30-40% waxes, 5-10% essential or volatile oils, 5% pollen and 5% miscellaneous materials (organic and mineral).
It has resinous and granular consistency with tendency to caking, dark brown ochre color variable and irregular, with dry sweet aroma characteristic very concentrated and slightly sour woody flavor.
Essential oils are mixtures of various substances biosynthesized by plants, which provide the typical aroma to some flowers, trees, fruits, herbs, spices and seeds; they use them to protect themselves from disease, scare away pathogens, heal injuries or attract pollinating insects.
EXCELLENCIES OF PROPOLIS BIO OINTMENT
Like the rest of our product range, this natural vital elixir has a fundamental base of natural propolis, resinous substance collected by bees from species that exude resinous substances in natural wooded areas, meeting all the healthy requirements to be a natural product excelent.
TIPS FOR USING PROPOLIS BIO OINTMENT
The bio ointment of pópolis must be applied topically by means of a gentle massage with a cadentious rhythm, in order to favour the skin action of its ingredients.
CONSERVATION TIPS FOR PROPOLIS BIO OINTMENT
Keep dry, dark and cool to keep all its qualities intact in a natural way.
BIO OINTMENT OF PROPOLIS WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
The propolis bio ointment comes from the mixture in perfect vital symbiosis of several 100% natural ingredients, among which stands out the propolis, extraordinary treasure of nature composed by a resinous amalgam of dark tiznes that extract bees from arboreal buds and exudates of natural SAP, to later process and use it in hives, alone or mixed with natural wax, as a general sealant. It is worth noting the use that bees give it in order to strengthen the structural stability of the hive, reduce vibrations and defend against pathogens or other external aggressors. If an enemy invades the Hive, The Bees sacrifice it and embalm it with propolis to promote its conservation.
No less important components are also virgin olive and almond oils, beeswax and the incredible essential oil of ylang ylang.
BIO OINTMENT OF PROPOLIS, ETYMOLOGY AND HISTORY
The term” ointment ” comes from the Latin unguentum (liquid perfume in the form of oil, perfumed oil, which serves to anoint or spread). In turn derived from the verb “unguere” (anoint, perfume with oil, spread), from which also proceed anoint, anointing, smear, spread, tracing this to the Indo-European root *engw -, referring to fat or oil.
The Bible already quoted such a natural product, being able to find evidence of its use in ancient Egypt, either for medicinal applications, hygienic (embalsamamientos), perfumery (they were the first exporters as such) and aesthetic (very common was the use of fenugreek seeds to make ointments natural between the common people and of ox bile, ostrich eggs, resin terebínto, beeswax, behen and fresh herbs of Cyprus among the upper classes; Cleopatra added to their masks gold powder in order to improve the brightness of the face).
In the Middle Ages, ointments appeared as applicators of these ointments, precursors of current pharmacists. Later in decline due to the emergence in the modern Era of new formulations and textures, they have emerged again because of the market trend towards a consumption of natural and biological products.
The term “propolis “comes from the Greek” propolis“, (”propolis / pro “= forward;” polis ” = city) and refers to one of its purposes as a natural defense of the hive against any possible attack. There are also quotations that recall its Latin origin (”pro “ = that it is in favor of or that it is profitable and” polis ” = city).
Already in the Bronze Age, this resinous substance was used in cases of skull perforations.
In the Bible it is referred to as “tzori”, often used in topical applications, being highly valued in the Middle East trade because of its natural qualities.
In ancient Egypt the priests used it to embalm corpses.
The Greeks also used it for its excellent attributions (there are numerous recurring quotations from Aristotle and Hippocrates in this regard), with it for example perfumes are produced very appreciated. In” Natural History”, Pliny mentioned its usefulness in ancient times.
Roman mythology tells that Jupiter turned the beautiful Melissa into a bee to produce a miraculous natural substance, our friend the propolis.
The incas soon discovered its natural attributes, also appearing in ancient recipes of ancient China its traditional use for the excellent conditions that possessed.
The Persian physician and philosopher Avicenna (XI century), usually used this product because of its natural characteristics in war episodes.
Ambroise Paré (XVI century), throughout his career, was also a direct precursor to its use.
In the sixteenth century and later Europe (mainly Russians and poles), they also resorted to its repeated use, as well as during the Second World War.
Italian artisans (XVII and XVIII centuries) treated the wood of some musical instruments with pure propolis oils extracted directly from the hives (Stradivarius was a clear example of this).
South African coffers made natural incense with natural propolis and during the anglo-boer War (1899-1902) and the Russian Revolution (1917), bandages impregnated with this wonderful substance and Vaseline (“vasogenic propolis”) were used.
Already in our most recent history, the use of propolis, royal jelly, pollen and other substances derived from the Hive has been recovering due to its multiple consubstantial qualities, as a food supplement with great natural potential.