1. Pollen composition:
The pollen found in beehives is a pollen that has undergone a transformation carried out by bees, which consists of covering the pollen of the flowers with substances produced by the bees that avoid suggestion.
Pollen is a very remarkable source of food because it contains the following nutrients:
- Amino acids: among them, we highlight the most interesting: glutamic acid, aspartic acid, leucine and lysine.
- Carbohydrates: sugars, starch, pectin, etc.
- Minerals: K, Na, Ca, Mg, N, P, S, Al, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Ti, Zn, etc.
- Resins and sterols
- Vitamins: B.C.D.E. and provitamin A
- Enzymes and antioxidants.
2. General properties of pollen
Pollen provides us with properties and benefits due to the components it contains.
When we talk about properties, we talk about some of the benefits, we talk about the effects that have the components of the pollen found in the body. Also, in the health benefits we collect the popular wisdom and experience of many people who have had with this product.
Since the certification of beneficial properties for the health, only the laboratories of the pharmaceutical companies can give it. Laboratories, which discover the beneficial properties of products thanks to popular wisdom, because they do not create molecules, they find molecules in nature, and then investigate their properties.
3. How to consume pollen?
We recommend consuming pollen in its natural state, diluted in water or mixed in salads, yoghurts or kefir. The recommended dose for adults is a soup spoon not very full and for children a coffee spoon.
The most suitable time for consumption is fasting in the morning, a quarter of an hour before breakfast.
4. More information
Below you will find more technical information about the pollen we sell in our shop.