Bee Polis Trigona sp honey has antioxidant compounds called protacatechuic acid (PCA), 4-hydroxyphenylacetic acid, and cerumen. PCA is a powerful antioxidant that has been shown to accelerate wound healing
The benefits of Bee Polis Trigona sp honey come from the content of hydrogen peroxide, flavonoids, phenolic compounds, and antibacterial peptides. Several studies have revealed that consumption of honey from Trigona sp bees can cure infections caused by bacteria E. coli, B. subtilis, P. syringae, M. luteus, B. megaterium, and B. brevis.
Hydrogen peroxide also stimulates the production of cytokines, which is the body's response to kill bad bacteria. Hydrogen peroxide can attract leukocytes to the wound area and can stimulate B lymphocytes, T lymphocytes, and neutrophils to fight bacteria.
Bee Polis Trigona sp honey also contains phenolic compounds that can fight inflammatory processes in the body. This function is similar to an antioxidant reaction that can prevent oxidative stress that can lead to various health problems in the body, such as tumors and cancer.
Bee Polis Trigona sp honey is suitable for consumption by diabetics. This type of honey has a low glycemic index which can help control blood sugar levels. Although sweet, foods with a low glycemic index do not trigger a drastic rise in blood sugar when consumed.
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