Propolis

propolis

(Science: chemical) resinous substance obtained from beehives; contains many different substances which may have antimicrobial or antimycotic activity topically; its extracts are called propolis resin or balsam.

Synonym: bee bread; hive dross; bee glue.

Chemical name: Beebread


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