Pollen is a natural supplement that is derived from bees. Pollen is a kind of fine powder produced by flowers that bees collect from plants and transport to the hive. Then the bees form brown, orange, yellow or green granules from the pollen and plant nectar.
Pollen is a tonic that improves the living conditions of the organism. The consumption of pollen makes the body feel stronger and with more intense vital desire.
These effects occur because it contains carbohydrates, proteins (22 essential amino acids), enzymes and phytosterols. Also pollen provides vitamin B, small amounts of vitamin B12, vitamin C and E, and various antioxidants.
Pollen is not suitable for people who are allergic to it. It is indicated in cases of convalescence or to prevent the onset of diseases. It is also ideal for low mood or decay states, or when we feel tired.
It is also advisable for students to renew their strength, their desire to study and improve memory. Likewise workers who perform heavy physical activities, athletes, housewives, etc. can take advantage of its energy and revitalizing properties.
Those who suffer from stress or feel irritated or depressed may improve their condition with the consumption of pollen.
Pollen can improve the conditions of older people because of its rejuvenating effect on the body’s cells and thus delay the symptoms of aging.
Pollen has digestive properties. Not only it helps the smooth running of digestion, but it is also able to control diarrhea or constipation. It also has bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties. It is able to kill or inhibit the growth of many bacteria that cause intestinal problems and helps reduce swelling and reduce discomfort that these anomalies involved.
Such antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties also help improve symptoms related to problems in the respiratory system (cold, flu, sore throat, etc.).
The antioxidant capacity of pollen along with zinc and vitamin C that contains are a good complement to improve vision and prevent the occurrence of various eye diseases such as cataracts.
Internal use of bee pollen improves skin conditions. It is useful to reduce acne, wrinkles or fat excess.
Pollen is particularly indicated in cases of anemia to help regain strength and feel better.
The most common is to find pollen in a granulated form. You can take 1-3 teaspoons a day, for example, mixed with an infusion. It is advisable to take it at breakfast as it is an energetic and invigorating supplement. It can also be taken at night as long as you don´t suffer from insomnia.