Among the beneficial properties of essential oils, include improved growth rates and their antioxidant activity. Essential oils also exhibit antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral activities:
Live bacterial and antifungal effect: phenols alter the cell wall of some bacteria and fungi, causing their death.
Indirect antiviral effect: when providing faster regeneration of enterocytes is achieved prevent viral replication.
Direct antiparasitic effect: preventing the attachment of coccidia in the intestine.
General Effects on bees
Promotion of gut integrity
Improvement of the immune system
Reducing mortality rates
Improved production parameters (promotes the accumulation of body reserves, putting efficiency, uniformity of egg, feed conversion ratio, etc)
Improves extresantes production situations.
Improved intake / palatability of nutritional supplements