Bee propolis: One of nature’s most effective antibiotics
(Natural News) Though not as well-known as honey or pollen, bee propolis is a bee-derived product that has its own plethora of health benefits. Various cultures have recognized the amazing medicinal properties of this resinous combination of saliva, beeswax, and sap. From being used as an abscess treatment by the Greeks to the Assyrians applying... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The bees are already sealing their hives for the winter ahead
Ryall, Dorset The wax cells are studded with pollen gems in carnelian, citrine, garnet – an almanac of the seasonsThe bees think it ’s autumn. Since mid-July they have been reducing their numbers and sealing up the hives withpropolis. Dark brown, sticky when fresh, brittle as cinder toffee when dry, propolis is a glue bees make from tree sap. It ’s antimicrobial and despite its bitter taste some beekeepers chew it as a remedy for a sore throat.Bees use propolis to fill small gaps in the hive and to mummify any invaders that are too big for them to carry outside. Occasionally, you find a dead mouse inside ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 26, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sara Hudston Tags: Bees Summer Insects Animal behaviour Wild flowers Biology Environment Wildlife Autumn Source Type: news
Immune Response Research Solutions
Cytokine Markers and MoreImmune and inflammatory response are elevated in most diseases. We have strong solutions for detecting these responses. These includecytokine markers andpanels.Here's a new pub referencing use of one of ourInterleukin Markers. ArdoSabir and AndiSumidarti.Interleukin-6 expression on inflammed rat dental pulp tissue after capped withTrigona sp. propolis. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences Volume 24, Issue 5, July 2017, Pages 1034-1037. doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2016.12.019 ...Four rats were sacrificed at 6 h, 2 days, 4 days and 7 days respectively. The teeth and surrounding bone were resected, fixed i...
Source: Neuromics - July 31, 2017 Category: Neuroscience Tags: Cytokine Antibody Arrays Cytokine signaling IL-6 antibody ILs Interleukin-6 antibody Interleukins Source Type: news
Luteolin: How To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
More than 100 women die of breast cancer in the U.S. every day. It's the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American women. But in my opinion, many of those women really die of a tragic medical error. Let me explain… Millions of women in the U.S. have taken Big Pharma's hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Their doctors prescribe it to try to relieve the symptoms of menopause. Like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and weight gain. But what the drug companies try to pass off as hormones are actually synthetic concoctions. They are fake versions of the estrogen and progesterone that your body makes ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - June 23, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news
Drought Dries Up Money from Honey
Zimbabwean farmer and beekeeper Nyovane Ndlovu with some of the honey produced under his own label. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun 15 2016 (IPS)“It is everything” is how smallholder farmer Nyovane Ndlovu describes beekeeping, which has long been an alternative sweet source of income for drought-beaten farmers in Zimbabwe.A drought worsened by the El Nino phenomenon – which has now eased – led to a write-off of crops in many parts of Zimbabwe and across the Southern Africa region where more than 28 million people will need food aid this year. More than four million p...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Advancing Deserts Africa Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Resources Population Poverty & SDGs Trade & Investment Source Type: news
“I’m Just In the Band”
Discussion Instrumental music, either as an avocation or profession, provides great pleasure for those performing and listening. Unfortunately it can also cause health problems. Many of the problems are musculoskeletal or neurological in etiology due to overuse and the musician may experience pain. Prelude to pain can include stiffness or tingling or other skin sensations. Musicians may experience weakness, loss of function, control (accuracy) and ability (speed) as well as problems with tone. “The most prevent problems involve overuse of muscles resulting from repetitive movements of playing, often in combination w...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 17, 2014 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Scientists use honey bees' propolis to treat aluminum toxicity
Honey bees are tireless workers, committed to sustaining life for all through pollination of various plants and crops. Honey bees are effective natural chemists as well. By collecting resins from leaf buds and vegetables, they are able to produce propolis. Bees create... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Uganda: Propolis Has a Load of Benefits
[Observer]Propolis obtained from beehives is touted as a treatment for numerous ailments - the common cold, peptic ulcers, coughs, tuberculosis, toothaches, cold sores (those wounds that usually "grow" at mouth corners and we attribute them to malaria), genital herpes, as well as nose and throat cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news