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Antimicrobial Activity of Portuguese Propolis

02/03/2012 Antimicrobial Activity of Portuguese Propolis

Antimicrobial Activity, Phenolic Profile and Role in the Inflammation of Propolis

Nowadays a great amount of information regarding chemical and biological aspects of bee products is available in the literature, but few data on its therapeutic uses are found.

Propolis Component Could Help Treat Ear Infections

25/02/2012 Propolis Component Could Help Treat Ear Infections

Effect of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE) on H(2)O(2) Induced Oxidative and Inflammatory Responses in Human Middle Ear Epithelial Cells

Acute otitis media (OM) is a common pediatric disease. Recent research into the pathogenesis of OM has focused on oxidative

11/02/2012 Propolis Could Be Used to Disinfect Eggs

11/02/2012 11/02/2012 Propolis Could Be Used to Disinfect Eggs

Effects of Propolis on Eggshell Microbial Activity, Hatchability, and Chick Performance in Japanese Quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) Eggs


Propolis is a sticky resin produced by worker honeybees from 

Propolis Modulates Immune/Inflammatory Response

25/01/2012 Propolis Modulates Immune/Inflammatory Response

The Effects of Propolis and its Isolated Compounds on Cytokine Production by Murine Macrophages

Since propolis and phenolic compounds, such as cinnamic and coumaric acids, have several biological properties, their immunomodulatory effect on cytokine production (IL-1β, IL-6 and

Propolis Protection of Liver Kidneys and Brain

11/01/2012 Propolis Protection of Liver Kidneys and Brain

Propolis Boosts Protection of Liver, Kidneys and Brain: Combined Treatment of HEDTA and Propolis Prevents
Aluminum Induced Toxicity in Rats


A study was undertaken to evaluate protective effect of chelating agent, N-(2-hydroxy ethyl ethylene diamine triacetic acid) [HEDTA] 

Propolis Action Boosts Wound Healing

24/12/2011 Propolis Action Boosts Wound Healing

Effect of Propolis on Mast Cells in Wound Healing

Wound healing is divided into three phases: inflammatory, proliferative and remodeling. Mast cells participate in all these phases.
The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of 

Propolis Can Be Used to Store Detached Teeth

06/12/2011 Propolis Can Be Used to Store Detached Teeth

Effect of Propolis on Proliferation and Apoptosis of Periodontal Ligament Fibroblasts

The most critical factors affecting the prognosis of an avulsed tooth are extraoral dry time and storage media used before replantation. Studies have analyzed different storage media to determine the ideal solution to preserve periodontal ligament

Propolis and aphthus stomatitis

20/11/2011 Propolis and aphthus stomatitis

Aqueous extract of propolis in the treatment of recurrent aphthus stomatitis (Double blind study).

In this study, aqueous extract of propolis, which is a natural bee product, tested for treatment of recurrent aphthus stomatitis (RAS). A total of 40 patients with RAS divided into 4 groups. Each 

Prevention of recurrent urinary infections

15/11/2011 Prevention of recurrent urinary infections

Propolis can potentialise the anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins on uropathogenic Escherichia coli in the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections

Escherichia coli, the main bacteria found in recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI), is now frequently resistant to several currently