Propolis tincture: use and medicinal properties


2019-06-04 01:00:23




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Propolis Tincture used in ancient times. Alcohol tincture is antiseptic (antiviral, antifungal and proteobacteria), wound healing, anesthetic, pruritic, deodorizing, anti-toxic and antioxidant effects, relieves vascular spasms, reduces blood clotting, stimulates the protective reactions of the human organism and the recovery (regeneration) of tissues, stimulates metabolic processes. All of these properties in the complex contribute to a more rapid healing of the affected areas.


Propolis is mostly used in the form of a 20% tincture in 70 or 96-degree alcohol. How to make propolis tincture, we now tell: 20 g of purified propolis crushed, placed in a dark glass dish, pouring 80 ml of alcohol, tightly closed and stirred thoroughly for half an hour. Insist week to 10 days (this depends on the particular disease), with daily shake. Then put the infusion in a cool place (refrigerator) for a couple of days to defend (not shake), then it needs to be filtered through a thin layer of cotton, which is put into the funnel. Get a liquid of yellowish-brown color, which can be stored from one month to one year, the retention period depends on the time of infusion, concentration, and other factors. Apply tinctures and other concentration in some diseases. Please note that remaining on the wool after filtration the substance cannot be used, it should be discarded. Propolis tincture usually drink a month or even more, for this reason, it is possible to prepare it in large quantities for example 100 g in 400 ml of alcohol. In the case when you need to prepare a tincture of propolis 5%, on 95 ml of alcohol to take 5 grams of propolis. Tincture has a unique, very pleasant smell. The taste is bitter. Tincture applied to the affected area with a cotton swab. And when desiccation formed a thin film that protects the lesion.


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With erosions, inflammations of the cervix or vagina caused by pathogenic microorganisms (streptococci, Trichomonas, staphylococci, etc.), apply tampons impregnated with a 3% weekly infusion or douching. Plugging or irrigation is needed daily, preferably overnight, for 7-10 days. The effect of the treatment with higher than the use of traditional medicines. The wounds are difficult and long healing after gynecological operations, faster and better healing after smachivanie handicaps daily 15-percent tincture of propolis on alcohol.


Propolis Tincture: use for the treatment of sinusitis

In cases where purulent sinusitis does not give effect to the treatment of sulfa drugs and antibiotics, helped a 10 percent weekly infusion in alcohol of 96 per cent, which was introduced in himaruya sinus with the help of puncture: 2-5 punctures at intervals of a few days. The tincture can be diluted with distilled water in case of intolerance. Before use, the fluid must be carefully filtered and heated to body temperature. When purulent sinusitis in the home drip in the nose 20% weekly alcohol tincture diluted in half with sea buckthorn, sunflower or any other vegetable oil; if the alcoholic liquid is a very irritating, then the nose buried water decoction (20-30%) of propolis. And with a cold alcohol tincture of propolis 20%, diluted with water in equal proportions is introduced into the sinuses with gauze swabs soaked in this solution, or dripping nose 20 procentiem aqueous extract, 5 drops at a time.


Tincture of propolis: treatment of middle ear infections

Effective results in the treatment of ear inflammation are observed after the introduction of alcohol-impregnated with a 30 percent two-day infusion of gauze in the ear canal. Tampons are changed every day, the treatment lasts for about 2 weeks. In the case of purulent inflammation of the middle ear is introduced into the auditory canal swabs of gauze, moistened with a 20 percent week tincture on alcohol. Tampons too are changed daily treatment – 3 weeks.


Propolis Tincture: cure sore throats, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis

Chronic rhinitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, laryngitis and sore throat successfully treated with 20-30% propolis tincture on alcohol, sweetened with honey diluted 1:1 with water. In milder forms of inflammation of the oropharynx enough daily lubrication of the nasal sinuses and the oral cavity. But in severe forms of liquid should be taken orally three times a day tablespoon before eating. For children reduce the dose depending on age. If children do not tolerate the tincture on alcohol, it is better to use aqueous decoctions of the same concentration. Inflammation of respiratory organs lung of forms you can use tincture in 2 tablespoons before meals three times a day; it is also helpful to rinse in the same infusion and the oropharynx. Bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, pneumonia or inflammation of the kidneys accepted a 30 percent aqueous infusion of 100-200 ml; to improvetaste  mix infusion with a spoon of honey. Time of treatment depends on the nature and extent of disease: usually from a week to two months.


Propolis Tincture in the treatment of ulcers of the stomach

In ulcers of the duodenum and stomach to apply the tincture with butter (unsalted): 10% tincture on alcohol, to insist within three days, mix with butter (ratio 10:1), bring to boil, filter while hot through cheesecloth and take with milk or water thrice a day one hour before meals 25 drops. The treatment lasts 20 days. Some helps this infusion when it is made into butter, and sea buckthorn oil.


Benefiting from this drug, you must remember that it is contraindicated in individual intolerance, acute eczema, allergic reaction to bee products.

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