Ideal solution when you feel the need to forget fatigue and heaviness, giving way to a positive sense of lightness. The recipe uses extracts of Yarrow, Centella Asiatica, known also as “Tiger Grass”, and Horse Chestnut for their special vasoprotective and vasotonic function helping the surface skin microcirculation and the capillary resistance: thanks to their effectiveness, this specialty gives the lower limbs a pleasant sensation of fresh well-being and the circulation, in the leg and foot zone, is improved remarkably. Butcher’s broom develop a refreshing and moisturizing action. A surplus of skin protection and regeneration is guaranteed by Propolis revealing in the formulation its incredible deodorant and anti-bacterial properties.
The properties of Propolis
– bactericidal or bacteriostatic action
– antiviral, e.g. against herpes virus
– anticoagulant (inhibits the coagulation of the blood plaques)
– fungicidal (e.g. against the candida albicans)
– local anaesthetic
– detoxifying and protective effect of liver
– stimulating the blood circulation
What Propolis contains
Propolis contains 300 active molecules and it consists of 30% wax, contained in Propolis or secreted by bees, 50% resins and balsamic substances, 10% essential oils, 5% pollen and 5% organic matter or minerals. The most interesting component is given by flavonoids that are chemical vegetable compounds spread in the higher plants containing versatile properties, among which the antioxidant ones, protecting the permeability of the blood and lymphatic capillaries and anti-inflammatory ones in the processes affecting the mucosa, the skin and the joints, and, among other factors, they favour the intake of the vitamin C and calcium. The main flavonoids present in Propolis are Pinocembrin, Galangin and Quercetin. Some phenolic compounds are present in Propolis (in particular Caffeic Acid with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties).