Bee pollen is a product of the bees. The bees collect pollen from flowers. They transport this pollen flying in the form of balls. The spheres are then stored in the honeycomb. Then it can be made into honey, but a beekeeper can choose to collect the pollen balls for sale.
Benefits of bee pollen
- Provides a lot of strength and energy
- May reduce susceptibility to hay fever
- Stimulates weight loss: The pollen stimulates the metabolism, making the burning of calories many times faster.
- Helps with intestinal problems
- Cleanses the body
- Stimulates growth and repair of skin, hair and nails
If you have not used pollen before, it is important to gradually build up the amount. Start with a few grains a day and take a little more every day to 1 tablespoon. Bee pollen should be taken in the morning for the most effective effect. You can mix this with water, smoothie, yogurt or muesli. You can also let it melt on your tongue. Half a teaspoon is sufficient for children.
Pollen as a dietary supplement
Important to know
Before you take in pollen, it is important to know that you have not allergic are. You can check this on the first day 1 to 2 nuggets (this is only 30mg ), use 3 to 5 nuggets the second day. If no negative reactions occur, the dose can be increased the following days, from a teaspoon to a tablespoon (approximately 4-8g). Half a spoonful of pollen is enough for children.
If you are unsure about allergies, it is best to visit your doctor.
In babies younger than 12 months it is not recommended to give bee products. People who take blood thinners can better leave bee pollen because it naturally also has a blood thinning effect.
Also people with high blood pressure It is better not to take pollen, because pollen can increase blood pressure even further pregnant women better consult their doctor before taking any form of nutritional supplements.