Trigona laeviceps propolis from Thailand: antimicrobial, antiproliferative and cytotoxic activities.

@article{Umthong2009TrigonaLP,
  title={Trigona laeviceps propolis from Thailand: antimicrobial, antiproliferative and cytotoxic activities.},
  author={Supawadee Umthong and Songchan Puthong and Chanpen Chanchao},
  journal={The American journal of Chinese medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={855-65}
}
Propolis is one of the natural bee products which has long been used as a crude preventative and prophylactic medicine, and has been reported to possess antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidative and anticancer properties. Propolis of the stingless bee, Trigona laeviceps, was extracted by water or methanol at 35% (w/v) yielding a crude water or a methanolic extract at 60 and 80 mg/ml, respectively, which is 17.1 and 22.9% (w/w) of the total propolis, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING