The buds of some shrubs and trees produce, the propolis, to protect the outbreak that will come out of diseases and parasites. The bees collect it and use it without transforming to defend themselves from external agents.
Propolis, as shown by several scientific studies, has many medicinal properties, among which are recognized: antibiotic (fungicide and bacterial), healing, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anesthetic, among others.
It is advised for irritable and fragile throats. Very useful for skin care in times of acne.