Propolis is one of the few natural remedies that has maintained its popularity over a long period of time. In fact, it has been used as a folk medicine since 300 b.C., leveraging its multiple properties and activities.
The pharmacologically active molecules in the propolis are polyphenols: dewaxed raw propolis contains more than 50% and more than 300 different polyphenols in different propolis. There are hundreds of studies supporting the healthy properties of propolis. These propolis properties are ascribed to three main activities: antioxidant, anti-fungal and antimicrobial.