CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PROPOLIS TINCTURE
The propolis tincture is a fluid rich in pure natural propolis, whose essential virtues have been extracted only and exclusively by means of natural grape alcohol.
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.
EXCELLENCIES OF PROPOLIS TINCTURE
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 TINCTURE
Usage: 24 drops diluted in liquid can be taken 1 to 4 times a day.
Amount per recommended maximum daily dose: 4ml (600mg of propolis).
Do not exceed the recommended dose. Keep out of sight and reach of younger children.
The pópolis tincture is a dietary supplement that does not replace a balanced and varied diet or a healthy lifestyle.
PROPOLIS TINCTURE CONSERVATION TIPS
Keep dry, dark and cool to keep all its qualities intact in a natural way.
Shake container before use.
PROPOLIS TINCTURE WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?
The propolis tincture comes from the mixture in perfect vital symbiosis of several 100% natural ingredients, among which the propolis stands out, extraordinary treasure of nature composed by a resinous amalgam of dark tiznes that extract bees from arboreal buds and exudates of natural SAP, for later processing and use in hives, alone or mixed with natural wax, as a general sealant. As more prominent functions, bees use it to reinforce the structural stability of the hive, reduce vibrations and defend it 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.
TINCTURE OF PROPOLIS, ETYMOLOGY AND HISTORY:
The Latin verb “dyeing “associated with the word” tinctura “is linked to the Indo – European root “ teng – = ” dipping “from the Latin”tinctura”. It is therefore a compound that is stained, colored or stain, or in our case, solution of any medicinal substance in a liquid that dissolves some active substances (by immersion or maceration of plants in ethanol and water usually).
Its use, in one way or another, dates back to ancient times, existing writings dating from the year 4,000 BC in ancient Egypt, to later be used this mode of herbal application in the Babylonian culture, China, Ancient Greece, … to this day.
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.