|Propolis is the resin bees use to patch their beehive when it needs repair. But far from being mere patching material, propolis also has antibacterial properties, ensuring that the hive remains sanitary and safe from diseases and parasites that might otherwise endanger it. Though made from different materials depending on the bees' environments, the sanitizing effects of propolis is common to all forms, and it's not only beneficial to bees, but to humans, as well, when taken as a supplement. Beekeepers have long recognized this in their use of propolis as a treatment for sore throats. However, that's only the beginning of propolis's possible uses in the body: its antibacterial effects can help kill harmful bacteria in the stomach, and it acts as an antioxidant, eliminating free radicals found in the bloodstream. Try some today, and find out what the buzz over propolis is all about!