Bee pollen is restored in honeycomb and fermented pollen ball brought back by bees while collecting honey. Biologically, bee pollen which belongs to male germ cell in stamen of anthophytes, not only bears all genetic information, also supplies abundant nutrition for future breeding, therefore, it is known as basis for generation, source for living energy.
Bee pollen is collected from flowering plants (involving nectar source and pollen of plant), and shown as irregular and oblate pollen granules mixed with glandular secretions (honey and bee’s saliva ). At present, bee pollen is well known as All-round Nutritious supplements, enriched organic pharmacy and internal conditioning for skin care with high protein and low fat by more and more people through making great and important values on organically keeping health, pharmacy and cosmetic fields.
Chemical Composition of Bee Pollen:
- 30% digestible carbohydrates
- 26% sugars (mainly fructose and glucose)
- 23% protein (including 10 percent of essential amino acids)
- 5% lipids (including essential fatty acids)
- 2% phenolic compounds (including flavonoids)
- 1.6% minerals (including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron, copper, zinc, manganese, silicon and selenium)
- 0.6% water-soluble vitamins and acids (including B1, B2, B6 and C)
- 0.1% fat-soluble vitamins (including vitamins A, E and D)
Leonurus cardiaca, known as motherwort, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae. Other common names include throw-wort, lion's ear, and lion's tail. Lion's tail also being a common name for Leonotis leonurus, and lion's ear, a common name for Leonotis nepetifolia. Originally from Central Asia and southeastern Europe, it is now found worldwide, spread largely due to its use as a herbal remedy. Motherwort is used for heart conditions, including heart failure, irregular heartbeat, fast heartbeat, and heart symptoms due to anxiety. It is also used for the absence of menstrual periods, intestinal gas (flatulence), and over-active thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
2) Acts as an Antioxidant
3) Protects Against Liver Toxicity
4) Boosts the Immune System
5) Serves as a Dietary Supplement
6) Relieves Menopausal Symptoms
7) Helps Relieve Stress
8) Promotes Healing
How to use:
The most common way to use bee pollen is when it’s ground and mixed with foods. Ground pollen can be mixed with honey, cottage cheese or yogurt in a 1:1 to 1:4 ratio — this creates a mixed pollen solution that can be ingested throughout the day. If you’re trying to combat a nutrient deficiency, allergies, inflammation, stress or illness, take one teaspoon of mixed pollen three times a day.
They can be added to yogurt, cereal and baked goods. Granules can be blended to create ground pollen, which can be added to smoothies or sprinkled over salad. Because of bee pollen’s detoxifying properties, it makes a great addition to this Secret Detox Drink.
Pollen grains can be added to warm water for two to three hours. They then crack and release their nutritional value. This can also be done with milk, fruit and vegetable juices. You then can drink the liquid or add it to a smoothie to get these awesome bee pollen benefits.
Beware of pollen allergy, please make sure you are not allergic to pollen before taking it.