Bee pollen Benefits and Side Effects - Bee pollen Use and Nature Herb

   
Bee pollen is often referred to as nature's most complete food. Human consumption of bee pollen is praised in the Bible, other religious books, and ancient Chinese and Egyptian texts. It has long been prescribed by traditional health practitioners-including the fathers of Western medicine Hippocrates, Pliny the Elder, and Pythagoras-for its healing properties.

Bee pollen is actually pollen from flowers that is collected from bees as they enter the hive or is harvested by other means. Pollen granules stick to the bees' legs and other body parts as they help themselves to nectar (the precursor of honey) inside the flowers.

The nutrients found in Bee Pollen are extremely high quality. Not only does bee pollen contain high quality nutrients that can be burned as fuel, it also provides nutrients that are helpful in maintaining and promoting health.

Bbee pollen has been used for centuries as a food source and to increase energy and stamina. The Ancient Greek Olympians used bee pollen to improve their performance in the arena, and modern athletes have followed their example.

Bee Pollen is rich in vitamins (especially vitamins B12 and E ), has 22 amino acids, 27 minerals ( including calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper and iron ), trace elements and over 5000 enzymes and coenzymes.

Bee pollen is rapidly absorbed into the blood stream and stimulates immunological responses. It has proved beneficial for nausea, sleep disorders, and urinary and rectal disorders following radiation treatment.

Bee pollen has been used to enhance energy, memory and performance, although there is no scientific evidence that it does. Bee pollen is also taken to prevent hay fever. Some people believe that ingesting pollens will help to build resistance to them, although it is possible to have a severe allergic reaction to these pollens.

Bee pollen has been used to build up the immune system to to fight colds and to counteract depression. Bee pollen has also been used internally to increase antiallergenic properties to enhance the immune system against allergies to pollen.

 








 

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