Bee pollen is produced by the anthers surrounding the pistil in the center of the flower.
Bee pollen is produced by the anthers surrounding the pistil in the center of the flower. Bees very gently collect the pollen, which is treated with a special secretion produced from their jaw glands. The pollen is then put into baskets, which are on the legs of the bees, and thus transported to the hive, where it is crushed into a honeycomb and poured with honey. After a while, the pollen turns into bee bread.
The composition of bee pollen in terms of nutrients exceeds even the honey itself. For example, bee pollen is rich in proteins, thiamine, trace elements, numerous amino acids, the essential riboflavin, nicotinic and pantothenic acids; pyridoxine, biotin, folic acid, inositol
B vitamins (which stimulate the immune system and improve the nervous system); rutin (which strengthens the walls of blood vessels).
The increased content of useful substances allows pollen to help in tissue repair, providing the body with energy materials.
Bee pollen is effective in treating cardiosclerosis, atherosclerosis, brain disorders, neuropsychiatric disorders and endocrine disorders.
Regularly consuming pollen can significantly improve the process of metabolism and hematopoiesis.
In addition, this product helps treat diseases of the urogenital system.
Bee pollen is a natural antiseptic that helps in the fight against various diseases, including in combination with antibiotics.
Doctors advise taking pollen in the post-cold and post-operative period.
When hypertension should take a mixture of honey and pollen in a ratio of one to one. The same recipe is effective for diseases of the nervous and endocrine systems.
In rickets and mental retardation in children is also useful to use pollen, as well as with depression, nervous disorders, age-related hormonal decline, premature aging.
Oncological diseases pollen does not cure, but it is an excellent auxiliary agent.
To recover from excessive stress (sports or mental), pollen is taken on half a tablespoon twice a day – morning and evening. This is an adult dose. Children are given half a teaspoon, also twice a day.
Anemia should take a mixture of 10 g of pollen, 50 ml of honey, 100 ml of milk. Dosage: half a tablespoon. Take – twice a day.
Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and stagnant bile are treated with a mixture of 20 g of pollen, 70 ml of aloe juice, 500 ml of honey. The dosage is still the same – half a tablespoon, all the same – twice a day before meals.
With adenoma of the prostate pollen is used in pure form, 20 g twice a day.
Diabetes mellitus needs smaller doses. Enough to suck on 2.5 grams of pollen three times a day for 30 minutes before a meal.
You can make a paste from the pollen and eat it just like that or spreading it on bread. Not for the purpose of treating any particular disease, but to boost immunity and prevention of colds and other illnesses. The paste can be made from 100 grams of butter, 50 ml of honey and 25 g of pollen.
Health hazards and contraindications
The main contraindication to the use of bee pollen is its individual intolerance, as well as allergies to other bee products. Not knowing whether there is an allergy to the product, you should try it in a very small amount, and only then – increase the dose. If an allergic reaction occurs, the product in no case can continue to take further.
Also people prone to bleeding should not use pollen. Pollen should be given very carefully to children and their general condition should be closely monitored.