Bees, like humans, are also threatened by viruses, which is why they have produced a remedy for themselves - bee putty, in the medicinal form also called propolis. Bees make bee buds from the gums of trees, they add wax secretions containing their saliva. Its color can be dark yellow to dark brown - depending on which tree resins it was collected from. The best antiviral and antibacterial effect of propolis has a 70% alcohol-based solution. It can be obtained in the form of tincture of 50g of bee putty and half a liter of 70% alcohol. Propolis fights bacteria, viruses and also fungi. It helps in the treatment of inflammation of the throat, stomach ulcers, skin diseases and has a disinfecting effect - e.g. on wounds.