Beneficial effects of propolis on human health and neurological diseases.

@article{Farooqui2012BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial effects of propolis on human health and neurological diseases.},
  author={Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          779-93
        }
}
Propolis is a natural product, collected by honeybees Apis mellifera, from various plant sources. Propolis is extensively used in foods and beverages because it improves human health. It contains more than 300 natural compounds such as polyphenols, phenolic aldehydes, sequiterpene-quinones, coumarins, amino acids, steroids and inorganic compounds. Propolis exhibits a broad spectrum of biological and pharmacological properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory… 
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