Description of the medicine: Propolis (Propolis)
Propolis (bee glue) is a vital product of bees. Used by bees to cover the walls of hives, strengthen honeycombs, etc.
Dense or sticky elastic-viscous mass of greenish-brown or dark brown in color with a grayish tint, a specific smell, bitter-burning taste. Almost insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol.
Propolis contains a mixture of resins, wax, essential oils and other substances. Chemical analysis shows the presence in propolis of a number of natural compounds (flavones, flavanones, flavanols, derivatives of cinnamic acid, acetoxybetulinol, etc.) contained in the kidneys of trees (birch, poplar, etc.), from which the bees collect adhesive secretions.
In folk medicine, propolis is used to remove corns (put in the form of cakes mixed with fat on corn), in the treatment of wounds and burns (in the form of ointment), for rinsing with inflammatory diseases of the oral cavity and throat (diluted alcohol solution), etc. data on the effectiveness of a 30% propolis alcohol solution for certain skin and fungal diseases (pyoderma, eczema, etc.).
For medical use, tincture of propolis, Propolin tablets, Propoceum ointment, Proposol aerosol, Propomizol aerosol are allowed.
Propolis tincture (Tinctura Propolisi). 10% propolis solution in 80% ethyl alcohol.
Transparent reddish-brown liquid with a characteristic smell of propolis.
Applied locally as an anti-inflammatory and wound healing agent in dental and dermatological practice.
Release form: in dropper bottles on 25 ml.
Storage: List B. In a cool, dark place.
Coated tablets "Propolin" (Tabulettae "Рropolinum" product).
Contain 0.01 g of dry propolis preparation.
Used as a hepatoprotective agent for toxic (including alcoholic) liver lesions. The mechanism of action of the drug is not well understood.
Assign to adults 6 to 8 tablets per day (in 3 to 4 doses) half an hour before meals. The course of treatment is 1-6 months.
Release form: tablets coated with a yellow shell, in a package of 50 pieces.
Storage: in a cool, dark place.