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Offline efmesch

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Propolis "chewing gum"
« on: January 21, 2014, 04:54:38 pm »
I'm a skeptic when it comes to using propolis to cure everyting.
BUT, experience has taught me that it is very effective for soothing and healing a sore throat.
I simply take a small chunk of propolis--about the size of a fresh pea, put it in my mouth and chew.  For the first few moments you have to help keep it together and form it into a chewing-gum-like ball in your mouth (usuallly, till it warms up and softens) and from that point on you can continue to chew it for hours, till it eventually crumbles and disappears (I swallow the crumbs). 
The taste is a little peppery, but not too much so, and it's not difficult to adjust to it.
The effect it has is soothing to the throat and, from my experience, it speeds recovery. 
I always have a plastic container of scraped propolis in my freezer ready for my personal use or for the use of anyone who is in need and willing to try an unorthodox home medicine.

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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 05:21:39 pm »
I recently broke a tooth and packed it with Propolis till I could see my dentist.

When he asked what it was and I told him ... he laughed , as he buys very expensive Medical Grade Propolis to pack into teeth for certain procdures
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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2014, 11:43:35 pm »
It is especially good for stomach ulcers as well, just keep a piece in your mouth like a piece of hard candy, let your propolis enhanced saliva keep bathing your stomach.
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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2014, 07:51:04 pm »
Well, Dr. Oz has nothing on you guys!  Great tips.

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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2014, 09:07:31 pm »
Chewing gum?  I can't keep it from sticking to my teeth!
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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2014, 07:10:48 pm »
Thanks efmesch
I may give up buying gum.

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Re: Propolis "chewing gum"
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2014, 10:55:58 pm »
Good info Ef....