FAQs

What is Propolis?

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Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees collect from tree buds, sap flows, or other botanical sources.

It is used as a sealant for unwanted open spaces in the hive. Normally it is dark brown in color, but it can be found in green, red, black, and white hues, depending on the sources of resin found in the particular hive area.


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Why Brazilian Propolis?

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The Brazilian green propolis is the best bee propolis in the world.

In Southeastern Brazil, due to endemic plants and climate, Brazilian and African bee hybrids known as Africanized bee produce globally unique green propolis. The main sources of plants are Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), Wild Rosemary (Baccharis dracunculifolia), Assa-Peixe (Vernonia polysphaera) and South American Eucalyptus plants. Brazilian Green Bee propolis is the perfect immune-boosting supplement.


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Why Miyamoto Propolis Extracts?

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Miyamoto Apiary was founded in 1985 in Sao Paulo Brazil.

This company follows professional and rigorous manufacturing process. The raw material quality control is very strict, they inspect each piece of raw propolis with 20x magnifier. They use only pure natural grain alcohol to mature green propolis for up to 1 ½ years. Guaranteed, Miyamoto Propolis contains the highest active ingredients in Brazil.


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How to use Propolis Extract?

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Oral dosage

- Oral dosage - 15 to 20 drops in an 8 oz. cup each time, 2 or 3 times daily. For children, recommended usage is half of adult dosage. (Maximum 2 oz. monthly). Drop propolis extract into a disposable cup, then dilute in 8 oz. of hot water, tea or coffee. Concentrated extract for direct use is not recommended.


Topical Use

- Topical Use - Propolis can be applied as topically. Use cotton tip to dip propolis extract and gently apply in the area.