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Does Propolis Help to Maintain Oral Health?

09/02/2013 Does Propolis Help to Maintain Oral Health?

The purpose of this study is to present the possible use of propolis in treatment of various diseases of oral cavity in their dental aspect

Propolis, known also as bee glue, is a wax-cum-resin substance which is created out of a mix of buds from some trees with the substance secreted from bee's glands. Its diverse chemical content 

 Propolis effects on aphthous stomatitis

03/02/2013 Propolis effects on aphthous stomatitis

The effect of bee propolis on recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a pilot study.

Recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is a common, painful, and ulcerative disorder of the oral cavity of unknown etiology. No cure exists and medications aim to reduce pain associated with ulcers through topical applications or reduce outbreak frequency with 

Propolis Used to Treat Vaginal Thrush

27/01/2013 Propolis Used to Treat Vaginal Thrush

Preparation and Characterization of Mucoadhesive Thermoresponsive Systems Containing Propolis for the Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

This work describes the preparation and characterization of mucoadhesive thermoresponsive systems consisted of poloxamer 

Propolis May Help Treat Mastitis

20/01/2013 Propolis May Help Treat Mastitis

Bactericidal Activity of Ethanolic Extracts of Propolis Against Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Mastitic Cows

Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen for both humans and animals, and it has been an ubiquitous etiological agent of bovine mastitis in dairy farms worldwide.

Propolis Boosts Prostate Cancer Cell Deaths

31/12/2012 Propolis Boosts Prostate Cancer Cell Deaths

Artepillin C (3,5-diprenyl-4-hydroxycinnamic acid) Sensitizes LNCaP Prostate Cancer Cells to TRAIL-Induced Apoptosis

Naturally occurring phenolic compounds have been shown to sensitize prostate cancer cells to tumour necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL)-induced apoptosis. TRAIL is a 

Mechanism of Propolis Antiviral Activity Studied

02/12/2012 Mechanism of Propolis Antiviral Activity Studied

Mechanism of Propolis Antiviral Activity Studied

BACKGROUND: Propolis is a bee product with various biological properties including an antiviral activity when orally taken. However, its mechanisms at the cellular and molecular level are not well understood.

Honey Synergistic Antimicrobial Effect

17/11/2012 Honey Synergistic Antimicrobial Effect

Synergistic Effects of Honey and Propolis Toward Drug Multi-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, Escherichia Coli and Candida Albicans Isolates in Single and Polymicrobial Cultures

Background: Propolis and honey are natural bee products with wide range of biological and medicinal properties. The study 

Propolis Inhibits Growth of Pathogenic Yeasts

03/11/2012 Propolis Inhibits Growth of Pathogenic Yeasts

Yeasts as Important Agents of Onychomycosis: In Vitro Activity of Propolis Against Yeasts Isolated from Patients with Nail Infection

Objective: The purposes of this study were to determine the frequency of the yeast species obtained from patients with clinical features of onychomycosis and the in vitro antifungal 

Enterococcal Species Inhibited by Propolis

18/08/2012 Enterococcal Species Inhibited by Propolis

The Inhibitory Activity of Typified Propolis Against Enterococcus Species isolate from humans and animals

Propolis, a natural bee product widely used for its antimicrobial activity, was tested against isolates of Enterococcus from humans, pig-tailed macaques, isolates of refractory endodontic treatment 

Propolis Enhances Immune Response

15/06/2012 Propolis Enhances Immune Response

Immunostimulant Effect of Egyptian Propolis in Rabbits

The present experiment was conducted to study the effect of ethanolic extract of Egyptian propolis given alone or in combination with inactivated Pasteurella multocida vaccine on rabbits challenged with a virulent strain of Pasteurella multocida.