Bee Propolis, a substance collected by bees that is rich in healthy antioxidants, has a long history of treatment for health problems. Bee Propolis is an anti-inflammatory agent and powerful antioxidant that can be very beneficial for athletes and bodybuilders. If an athlete or bodybuilder is suffering from joint pain or irritating inflammation Premium Powders Bee Propolis may help to relieve pain and reduce inflammation(1).
Bee Propolis has been used for infections caused by bacteria as well as viruses such as the flu or common cold. Other than boosting Immune system functions Bee Propolis can provide support for gastrointestinal (GI) problems that are common in the high protein/high fiber diets of athletes and bodybuilders.
Bee Propolis may protect the body from overheating during intense training sessions. CAPE an active ingredient in Bee Propolis plays a broad role in biological activities working as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiviral. CAPE has also been studies for its effectiveness against tumors(2). Bee Propolis has also been studied for its ability to decrease blood pressure(3).
What kind of results can I expect when supplementing with Bee Propolis?
May boost immune system and improve immune response
May reduce symptoms of cold and flu
May help to reduce discomfort from stomach and intestinal disorders or ulcers
May help to reduce inflammation and joint pain
May have some anti-carcinogenic properties
What dosage of Bee Propolis should I take?
For adults take one (1) capsule up to two times daily preferably with meals.
What side effects can I expect when taking Bee Propolis?
Bee Propolis is possibly safe though it may cause allergic reactions particularly in people who are allergic to bees or bee products. If negative effects should occur stop use and contact a physician immediately.
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KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. This product is intended for adults only. Not for use for anyone under 18 years of age, pregnant or nursing women. If you have had a medical condition or are currently using prescription drugs consult your physician before using this product. Avoid this product if you have any previous history of medical dysfunction or disease including but not limited to kidney disease. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur.
As with any dietary supplement, we recommend that you consult a physician before use.
“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ALWAYS consult your physician before taking supplements.”