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prop·o·lis

 (prŏp′ə-lĭs)
n.
A resinous substance collected from the buds of certain trees by bees and used as a cement or sealant in the construction of their hives.

[Latin, from Greek, suburb, bee glue (from the fact that it was originally the name of a structure around the opening into the hive) : pro-, before; see pro-2 + polis, city; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

propolis

(ˈprɒpəlɪs)
n
(Zoology) a greenish-brown resinous aromatic substance collected by bees from the buds of trees for use in the construction of hives. Also called: bee glue or hive dross
[C17: via Latin from Greek: suburb, bee glue, from pro- before + polis city]

prop•o•lis

(ˈprɒp ə lɪs)

n.
a reddish resinous cement collected by bees from the buds of trees, used to stop up crevices in the hives, strengthen the cells, etc.
[1400–50; late Middle English propoleos < Medieval Latin, for Latin propolis < Greek própolis bee glue, literally, outskirts of a city (see pro-2, -polis), appar. orig. the name for a structure around the entrance to a hive, hence applied to the glue from which it was made]
Translations
kittivaha
봉교
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4 Bee Prepared Max Strength Immune Formula A daily supplement containing bee propolis and other nutrients with natural antihistamine and antiinflammatory properties, offering protection for hayfever sufferers.
These include honey, bee pollen, bee propolis and byproducts such as beeswax, cider vinegar and queen bees.
If I were invited to study the human microbiome, I'd implement a randomized clinical trial of bee propolis. My hypothesis is that the propolis used by colony-dwelling bees worldwide to protect honey and brood from harmful microbes can do the same for humans.