Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Propolis: Properties, Application, and Its Potential


Publishing date
23 Aug 2013
Status
Published
Submission deadline
05 Apr 2013

Lead Editor

1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical University of Silesia, 41808 Zabrze, Poland

2Institute of Organic Chemistry, Centre of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

3Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Biosciences Institute, UNESP, 18618-000 Botucatu, SP, Brazil

4Euroamerican History and Culture, Pedagogical University, 31128 Krakow, Poland


Propolis: Properties, Application, and Its Potential

Description

Propolis is a honeybee product known for its biological and pharmacological properties. It has been extensively used in traditional medicine for centuries. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used propolis as an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and cicatrizing agent. Throughout the Middle Ages, propolis was not a popular topic. The knowledge of propolis survived, however, in traditional folk medicine. It was used mainly on the territories of Eastern Europe. We welcome papers on the history of propolis and its application in the past.

Studies on the composition of propolis as well as its biological and pharmacological properties and mechanisms of action are especially welcome. We are also interested in articles that show the history of the research on propolis and describe the outstanding researchers and research centres.

We invite investigators to contribute original research and review articles that will explore aspects of the biological activity of propolis and its possible applications as well as its safety or toxicity.

We expect papers on pure compounds contained in propolis, their biological activities, and potential medical application. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • History of propolis
  • History of the research on propolis
  • Chemical composition of propolis
  • Activity of propolis
  • Application of propolis in medicine
  • Application of propolis in dentistry
  • Application of propolis in veterinary medicine

Before submission authors should carefully read over the journal's Author Guidelines, which are located at http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/guidelines/. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal Manuscript Tracking System at http://mts.hindawi.com/submit/journals/ecam/prop/ according to the following timetable:


Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 356737
  • - Research Article

Positive Effect of Propolis on Free Radicals in Burn Wounds

Pawel Olczyk | Pawel Ramos | ... | Barbara Pilawa
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 851940
  • - Research Article

Application of Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to Comparative Examination of Different Groups of Free Radicals in Thermal Injuries Treated with Propolis and Silver Sulphadiazine

Pawel Olczyk | Pawel Ramos | ... | Barbara Pilawa
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 958717
  • - Research Article

Release of Propolis Phenolic Acids from Semisolid Formulations and Their Penetration into the Human Skin In Vitro

Modestas Žilius | Kristina Ramanauskienė | Vitalis Briedis
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 183915
  • - Research Article

Influence of Propolis on Hygiene, Gingival Condition, and Oral Microflora in Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate Treated with Fixed Orthodontic Appliances

Agnieszka Machorowska-Pieniążek | Tadeusz Morawiec | ... | Wojciech Król
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 109864
  • - Research Article

Cinnamic Acid Is Partially Involved in Propolis Immunomodulatory Action on Human Monocytes

Bruno José Conti | Michelle Cristiane Búfalo | ... | José Maurício Sforcin
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 928280
  • - Research Article

Anticancer Activity of Indian Stingless Bee Propolis: An In Vitro Study

Milind K. Choudhari | Reihaneh Haghniaz | ... | Kishore M. Paknikar
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 673058
  • - Research Article

Brazilian Propolis Antileishmanial and Immunomodulatory Effects

Suelen Santos da Silva | Graciele da Silva Thomé | ... | Ivete Conchon-Costa
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 704947
  • - Research Article

The Biological Activity of Propolis-Containing Toothpaste on Oral Health Environment in Patients Who Underwent Implant-Supported Prosthodontic Rehabilitation

Tadeusz Morawiec | Arkadiusz Dziedzic | ... | Mieszko Więckiewicz
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 947980
  • - Research Article

Brazilian Green Propolis Compared to Miconazole Gel in the Treatment of Candida-Associated Denture Stomatitis

Hermínia Marques Capistrano | Eliene Magda de Assis | ... | Esther Margarida Alves Ferreira Bastos
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2013
  • - Article ID 907041
  • - Research Article

Bioactive Fraction of Geopropolis from Melipona scutellaris Decreases Neutrophils Migration in the Inflammatory Process: Involvement of Nitric Oxide Pathway

Marcelo Franchin | Marcos Guilherme da Cunha | ... | Pedro Luiz Rosalen
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