In ancient times just using materials creating cosmetics and creams to deal with various skindiseases. The oldest is the cosmetic keraloifi or salves. The keraloifi consisting essentially of pure beeswax and pure Virgin olive oil. The basic formula can be enhanced byadding essential oils, Chios mastic, propolis, royal pulp, etc., creating a greasy ointment many beneficial properties and very effective especially in dehydrated skin (hands, lips) during the winter months.

USES KERALOIFES

The keraloifi is a cream that creates a layer protecting the skin pronouncing better pharmaceutical and cosmetic effect as it is 100% natural product. Can be used rash, bumps, fissures,burns,
aching muscles, dry skin, fungus, chapped lips, cracked heels and all the best for your baby popoudaki! The preparation of keraloifon made from pure products bee and all the ingredients used produced by the Beekeeping Panayotakos no addition of chemicals.

Let’s look in more detail the components of keraloifes

 

Beeswax

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The wax of bees is a unique product, which Therefore the recommendation and physical properties are known since antiquity. Produced by kerogen glands of the worker and is the material the honeycomb, where the bees store honey and pollen but breed and spawn them. Human holding the candle had started from ancient times where it was used as an adhesive in various constructions, even in mythology was used the myth of Daedalus and Icarus for welding of feathers helped them escape from King Minos. It beeswax was used for medical purposes both Galen the 20 eg century and by the Chinese as component many pharmaceuticals. The plasticity of wax but its beneficial properties were the main reasons used as a key ingredient in cosmetics by antiquity. The simplest cream beeswax is known keraloifi which is produced in conjunction wax and pure olive oil, helping to moisturize the skin. The use of in beekeeping becomes Self for beekeepers preparing sheets honeycombs. Easily we can understand that beeswax is a unique natural product, it is valuable both for the bees After the use for the manufacture of the honeycomb, and for the man who uses it in many
activities.

 

Olive oil

elaioladoSince ancient times and Hippocrates the Olive oil has been known for healing properties particularly in dermatology diseases. It was used to soak and soften the skin or they put in their hair to be healthy and shiny rich .it antioxidants such as vitamin E and polyphenols,
which protect the skin from premature aging, while It has high levels of vitamin K and minerals like sodium, potassium and iron which have beneficial properties for the skin and hair. It is a key ingredient in the Mediterranean diet because of the high nutritional value it has for the
man it offers antioxidant in cells organization.

 

Honey

meliHoney is an aromatic, viscous, sweet food and It comes from the nectar of flowers which collect bees and store it on combs, ready for consumption when needed. Honey as human food is an
most valuable,nutritious and healthier food. It gives energy to the muscles, clarity in mind, disinfects and regulates the digestive system. Hippocrates and all the doctors seniority recommended as a medicine in many cases. Currently recognized therapeutic value especially constipation in heart disease, anemia, the adenopathy and forfeiture cases and inability organization. It can be used to hydrate the skin and especially to soften hands when winter. It also has properties to heal burns, wounds and nasopharyngeal diseases. The honey, then, is the main product in beekeeping and a
valuable ally of the human body.

 

Propolis

propoliPropolis is a sticky substance that bees produce, which
resulting from the collection resinous exudate of bark plants, and enrich wax, pollen, enzymes and other substances. Propolis is used by bees to partition and disinfect the interior of the cell. The therapeutic properties of propolis have been known from antiquity, during which they referred to as “black Wax “(because of the color of which is dark brown). Peoples of the Mediterranean were among the first who used the Propolis as a medicine, and had found anti-inflammatory action. Hippocrates recommended the gluing and ulcers burns. Roman soldiers in their campaigns were always in their luggage propolis, while the Egyptians used for embalming the dead. Today propolis widely used as a medicament or as an identical composition, or as a component of other formulations. Propolis has antifungal properties, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant action and has       demonstrated that propolis in combination with pollen It helps retreat allergy symptoms, stimulates and strengthens the immune system. Propolis is sold either in form of raw propolis or solid form propolis preparations like propolis tincture and keraloifes

 

Royal jelly

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Royal jelly is creamy substance produced by bees as food for the queen. Secreted from ypofaryngikous glands worker bees. By royal jelly fed the bee larvae, which asperfect insects will become queens. These larvae initially differ from those made and workers, but under the influence of the Royal pulp grow in Queens. It is a source of protein, amino acids, lipids, vitamins and minerals. The Royal jelly contains vitamins B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, B9, B12 and C and have been detected the following minerals sodium, potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, chromium, manganese
and nickel.

 

Valsamolado or Spatholado

valsamoladoValsamolado was the best medicine (balm) of the ancient Spartans, who healed their wounds after battles while suggested by therapists era for the treatment of depression and stomach ulcer. The properties of the classify as one of the major Medicinal herbs for humans. It
wort or sedge like knows most is the plant from originate the valsamolado, a low perennial with slightly woody branches and katakitrina characteristics flowers that bloom in peaks between June and September. To prepare the use valsamoladou the flowering tops of the plant in a bottle with virgin olive oil and leave in the sun for about 3 weeks, until it is the characteristic red color. They are suitable to treat dermatological problems and burns and in oral form is suitable for stomach disorders and diseases of the urinary tract and nervous system.

 

Almond oil

amygdalelaioExcellent for hydration damaged hair, effective in cases of dry skin and irritation scalp. Helps skin with valuable nutrients and contains the vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E. Used in soaps, creams hand and hair since it is absorbed very quickly and not leaving a greasy feeling.

 

 

 

Ethereal oils

Essences For preparing keraloifon used ethereal oils, depending on their use, which besides pleasant aroma have healing properties. The main set used are:

Lavende

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It relieves pain is antidepressant, antiseptic, stimulates development of new and healthy cells skin.

 

 

Sage

φασκόμηλοIt is antidepressant, antiseptic and bactericidal. Strengthens the nervous system and recommended for anxiety and stress. It is particularly effective in Skin irritation cases for rashes and wrinkles.

 

 

Chamomile

χαμομήλιIt relieves symptoms of allergy, reduces nervousness, is
antiseptic and anti-inflammatory action has opposite the colic, migraines and headaches and is effective for dermatitis and acne.

 

 

 

Jasmine

giasemiIt stimulates the nervous system and soothe the nervousness has Antiseptic and helps skin hydration.

 

 

 

Thyme

thimariIt has antibacterial and antiseptic properties, strong sedative in acne, psoriasis and eczema, help address hair loss, stimulates the immune and nervous system proposed to address theinsomnia.

 

 

Teatree

tsagiodentroThe essential oil of tea tree is antimicrobial and antiseptic properties It is bactericidal and fungicidal. It helps to regenerate skin by acne, burns, herpes and insect bites.

 

 

Keraloifes available from Beekeeping Panayotakos

Keraloifi Classical

keraloifh-klassikiMain ingredients pure beeswax and organic olive oil. Perfect use for babies (Rash), and stretch marks on during pregnancy and appropriate for the irritation of the nipple during the breastfeeding.

 

 

Keraloifi Balm

keraloifi-valsamoMain ingredients Valsamolado, pure beeswaxand propolis. Perfect for tackling burns, wounds, pressure sores, fungal infections and relief from hemorrhoids. DO NOT EXPOSE TO THE SUN

 

 

 

Keraloifi Analgesic

keraloifi-analgitikiMain ingredients and pure Valsamolado beeswax. Ideal for treating muscle pain, rheumatism and arthritis. DO NOT EXPOSE TO THE SUN

 

 

 

 

Keraloifi Therapeutic

keraloif-therapeytikiMain oil ingredients, pure beeswax and lavender. Ideal for hydration skin, dry skin and cracked heels.

 

 

 

Balm Lip (Lip balm)

valsamo-xeilionMain ingredients pure beeswax, olive oil and essential oils. Ideal for hydration.