Propolis is a substance made by the honeybee that provides protection against harmful bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Propolis is plant resin collected by bees for use in and around the hive. In plants, it is usually the sticky coating around buds that serves to protect them from the elements of weather plus from attack by bacteria, fungi, molds, and viruses. These are properties that are useful to the bees and are enhanced by the sticky properties of the propolis bee glue. Like pollen, propolis bee glue is a bee product that cannot be clearly defined and varies from sample to sample. This is a natural outcome of the collection process.
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