6 Big Benefits Of Bee Pollen Powder
Bees have families to feed or should we say a whole colony to feed. So, what do they do? They collect pollen, a whole lots of it and feed on them. They collect it form plants and ship it back to their beehive. Ever thought of how bees are so fit and healthy, able to work so hard and so much? It’s the pollen it’s loaded with everything that is healthy. Nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, lipids, anti-oxidants and other 250 active substances, this super food has absolutely everything packed.
Bee pollen powder has been commonly used across various parts of the world including traditional Indian, North American and South American cultures. Egyptians loved the pollen so much they packed a good load of pollen in the tombs of the pharaohs to be snacked on in their afterlife.
So after all what are the benefits of this super food?
1. GOOD NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT
Bee pollen powder is packed with nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, lipids, anti-oxidants and other 250 other active substances.
The nutritional composition of this super food is,
- Carbohydrates – 35%
- Protein – 40%
- Water – 5–10%
- Fats – 5%
- Others: 5–15%
2. REDUCES CHOLESTEROL
The hypolipidemic properties of bee pollen powder cause it to reduce the blood cholesterol levels drastically and thereby reducing the risk of cardiac arrest.
3. GOOD FOR EYESIGHT
Myopia or nearsightedness is a condition where people are unable to see things which are a little far away. Bee pollen powder is known to improve the eyesight by increasing their field of vision by reducing blood cholesterol levels.
4. IMPROVES BLOOD CIRCULATION
Bee pollen powder is a great source of Rutin, an antioxidant mainly able to prevent formation of blood clots and block blood vessels.
5. IMPROVES METABOLISM
Traditionally bee pollen powder is used in cases of absence of appetite in children where the physical growth is slow and the children are malnourished. Bee pollen powder is also used in the instances of post-surgical physical recovery.
6. BOOSTS IMMUNITY
If a research on bee pollen powder is to be believed the stuff is known to improve your immunity. The mast cells which cause a whole lot of allergic reactions are prevented from getting activated on use of bee pollen powder and thus no allergy baby!
7. IS BEE POLLEN POWDER SAFE?
Anything could be bad when taken in excess especially for people allergic to pollen it could be much worse leading to serious allergic reactions.
Not advisable for pregnant women and nursing mothers either.