Historically, Propolis is regarded as an oldest form of natural medicine. Today we know that Propolis has a very complex chemical structure, consisting mainly of antioxidants. They say it was Aristoteles who defined "Propolis" term for the first time in his writings.
Propolis is usually reddish or dark brown fragrant resinous substance that is entirely created by honeybees. To construct Propolis, bees search for variuos plant material: resins, essential oils, waxes. They add their enzymes and make Propolis for their own use. They intuitively feel the scent of bacteria and lay Propolis where isolation and protection in hive is needed. People used Propolis for various ailments for more that 2000 years, but its effect was first studied scientifically only in 1907, in Germany. Scientists found that Propolis has extremely complexed structure of antioxidants and variuos bio-active plant materials. Since that time many studies have been done to support the knowledge of propolis and its antibiotic, antiviral and even anti-funghi uses. Propolis is a popular natural remedy worldwide because of its wonderful, soothing, protecting and antioxidative qualities.