Last update July 1, 2015
Resin-like substance which is extracted from gems of trees and shrubs, modified and used by bees to build their beehives. Contains more than 200 biologic and mineral compounds. It has a local antibacterial and healing effect.
It may induce severe allergic reactions. Renal failure in adults and children has occurred by long term ingestion of Propolis or Diethylene Glycol contamination.
Avoid to apply it on the breast.
We do not have alternatives for Propolis.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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