The main actions of raw propolis concern the health of the gastrointestinal tract.
Parasitic infection of the gastrointestinal tract is quite common and includes symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating and nausea. Several studies support the effective action of propolis against gastrointestinal tract infections. In particular, there are studies that support the beneficial action of propolis against Helicobacter Pylori and the Giardia lamblia parasite, which colonizes the small intestine and can cause infection with diarrhea, nausea and stomach symptoms. The use of propolis may also have positive effects in the treatment of gastritis, duodenal ulcers as well as chronic colitis.
Other beneficial actions are gynecological care, oral hygiene as well as anti-cancer activity.