Did you know that bees don’t make just honey?
There are special products that bees produce like propolis, royal jelly, raw honey, bee bread and pollen.
Propolis is a bee glue that the bees collect from the leaves, stems and buds of the plants. The main function of propolis is to provide and maintain the antiseptic environment in the hive. Honey bees use propolis for protecting larvae and themselves against microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungus), and they use it as a source of disinfectant in the hive. It has a high capasity due to its rich content of flavonoids and phenolic compounds.
Propolis through History! The History of Propolis!
The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians were aware of the healing properties of propolis and made extensive use of it as a medicine.
Properties of Propolis
Due to its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial,antifungal,anticancer, and immunomodulatory properties, propolis and its extracts have a wide range of applications in the treatment of various diseases. Propolis’ anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties proved useful for wound healing. According to studies, propolis can help people who have had traumatic burns heal faster by promoting the growth of new healthy cells. Also there are several studies have found that propolis has more benefits than you can imagine.
Recognising that raw material quality is equally important as pioneering science, BEE&YOU introduced a unique business model called “Contracted Beekeeping” to secure a sustainable supply of high-quality bee products, while working with exclusive contracted beekeepers who only produce for BEE&YOU with good beekeeping practices. With 500,000 contracted beehives and 5,000 contracted beekeepers, this model allows us caring for the society of our beekeepers and their families, as well as trace the quality and origin of our products from the hive to the table while helping the Planet to keep green.
Our company produces BEE & YOU branded honey, royal jelly and propolis products and their mixes with varying ratios depending on different consumer needs and consistency and flavor preferences.