Its colors are usually dominated by yellow, orange, white and dark brown or black.
Bee pollen is the richest food in vegetarian protein, vitamins, antimicrobial agents, enzymes, trace minerals, flavonoids and natural hormones.
Improves capillary vessels elasticity, protecting from cerebral hemorrhage, promotes cardiac health and contributes to longevity.
Contains compounds that control appetite, fat storage in the body, ovarian and thyroid gland functions.
Contains gonadotropins, hormones that act directly on gonad glands. Sperm production in men and ovarian follicle development in women are regulated by those hormones.
It reduces the effects of menopause, anaemia, prostatitis, haemorrhoids, constipation and diarrhoea.
It offers a natural shield against mild allergic reactions.
Helps in mental as well as bodily functions and improves sexual wellbeing.
In children it increases the total count of red blood cells by 30%, haemoglobin by 10% and aids during growth.
For adults, the recommended dosage is 20 g/day (1 tablespoon), while for children over 3 years recommended is 5 g/day (1 level teaspoon). Pollen should be consumed for 5 months continuously, following one month of cessation and the resumption of the cycle. It is imperative that consumption begins with a small amount (the tip of a spoon for 2-3 days) for the stomach to be accustomed. Gradually increase the amount until the desired dose. Pollen can be consumed as is, or dissolved in juice and milk or mixed in our food.
Pollen is available fresh and not dried, so the flavor and quality characteristics remain unchanged. As delicate food, it is kept in the freezer.