Bee pollen is considered as one of the most powerful and purest of pollens available. It is a naturopathic medicine and its popularity as a health food supplement is increasing day by day. Bee Pollen is the solid residue left in honeycomb or beehive. It is sometimes referred to as ambrosia, the food of the gods in Greek mythology.
Like honey, the nutrient is also believed to have so many positive effects on health such as enhancing energy, memory, and performance. There is no scientific evidence for these things but some primary researches have found a lot of promising results including cancer and tumor prevention.
Benefits attributed to Bee Pollen consumption:
- Helps to strengthen health and immunity
- beneficial effects on memory, learning ability and concentration
- contributes to young skin
- supports sexuality, fertility and potency
- beneficial effects in menstruation period
- the source of vitamins and minerals in natural forms
- supports appetite
- helps in convalescence
- supports life activity and life vitality
Bee pollen is the pollen produced by flowers that honey bees gather and bring back to the hive. These pollen grains are microscopic in size, yet bees collect millions of these individual grains and bind them with nectar into small pellets.
Beekeepers collect the pollen from the bees by placing a collection device at the entrance to the hive. This device gathers between 10% and 50% percent of the pollen that the bees are carrying, leaving plenty of pollen for the hive's needs.
These pollen grains have been carefully dried at the bee hive's natural temperature (below 38 degrees). The pollen is slowly dried to less than 7% moisture to stop natural fermentation and spoilage, for the highest quality, purity and delicious rich flavor.
Recommended intake: 1 heaping teaspoon (10 g) per day
Composition: 100% Bee Pollen bio
|Nutritional Facts||Serving Size: Tablespoon (10 g)|
|Energy||118 kJ/ 28 kcal|
|Saturated Fat||0,07 g|
|Iron||0,4 mg (2,8 %)*|
|Zinc||0,3 mg (2,2 %)*|
Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dark and dry place. Do not exceed the recommended daily dose. There is no substitute for a varied diet. Not for children under 3 years of age, pregnant and nursing women.
|Country of Origin:||Spain|
Related articles and recipes
Winter is already in full flow! This is how we perceive it from our western perspective now. But some time ago, we would opt for different words expressing aptly the peace of this season. Night took over, nature is getting quiet and slow, countryside is peaceful and cold; and everything is covered in shades of white and black. It´s the perfect time to contemplate and relax both your mind and body. If you make use of the winter to recover your strengths, in the spring the energy will await you instead of spring fever and you´ll be ready for the more active part of the year.
A selection of questions from the Counselling Centre
Here you can ask questions and our experts will try to answer it for you.