@literally45-- I take a 500mg supplement. It works fine for me, but if you want, start with a lower dose or take a 500mg supplement every other day instead of daily. Most people tolerate propolis supplements well, but sometimes in high doses, it could cause stomach upset. So keep that in mind.
Regardless of how you use it, bee propolis extract has many benefits. It kills bacteria, viruses, fungi. It fights inflammation and gives energy. I use it when I have an infection, as an addition to antibiotics or whatever my doctor gives me. I think I overcome infections more quickly this way. Sometimes I wonder if it's a placebo affect, but probably not. There have been studies done on bee propolis, so it can't be in my head.