The etymology of propolis

Propolis says "Bee Jani" and also with a mixture of resin collected from the plant source of the budding, SAP, or other bees.
Propolis named originally in Greece, the "Pro (pro)"The"avant-garde"or"protecting (Defense)"that have meaning," police(Polis)"That makes sense"and defend the city (the nest).

 With propolis

And then secrete a resin plant that injured himself and protect the wound and also protects the buds or pathogenic micro-organisms.
I'm sure bee takes this antimicrobial activity and can suppress the bacteria breeding in nest propolis to paint in warm, humid, and keep the nest clean.
We can't deny is basically derived from plant material collected bee propolis is collected after the bees have made some substance to new possibilities.
As far as bee hives

Raw propolis

 Ingredients of propolis

By plant based sources for raw materials, made plants the bees collect propolis is dark brown, dark green, reddish-brown, there are various types.
By propolis research in recent years, differ depending on the origin and underlying source plant components has become clear.
In General, propolis resin is(55%), Is said to have included wax (30%), oil-based substances (10%) and pollen (5%), but include trace amounts of ingredients and amounts to 300 or 400.
European production plant based sources on the other hand, many in the poplar and Chinese propolis, key ingredients include the flavonoids.

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