Propolis Chews (Honey)

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Propolis Chews (Honey)
Propolis is a natural substance gathered by bees from the buds of trees and flowers. Made with Manuka honey and Xylitol, this propolis chew is a convenient supplement for growing children to help maintain their immune system and oral health.
Ingredients: Each tablet contains: Bee Propolis Extract - equivalent to raw Propolis 375mg - providing flavonoids approx. 2.5mg. This product contains Sorbitol, New Zealand Manuka Honey Powder, Xylitol and Tableting Aid.
Suggested Use: Children (age 3-7): Chew 1-2 tablets daily. Children (age 8+): Chew 1-2 tablets twice daily. Take preferably with food, or as professionally recommended. ADULT SUPERVISION RECOMMENDED.
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Cautions: Not to be taken by asthmatics and those with allergies to bee or bee products. Seek professional health advice if suffering from a medical condition or taking medication before supplementing.

Disclaimer:

Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.