Flower pollen are powdery grains that contain the male reproductive cells of seed plants. Bees are crucial in the reproduction of seed plants. Honeybees collect pollen on their legs when they move from one flower to the next to retrieve nectar. In doing so, they indirectly fertilize flowers.
Within the beehive, pollen is the primary source of proteins for bees. Interestingly, bee pollen has a greater protein content than eggs and beef on an equal weight basis. Bee pollen is loaded with amino acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and over 250 active substances. Our drying process is slow and under low temperatures to ensure preserving maximum nutritious content.
Our bee pollen has a granular shape with a dry / crunchy texture. Its dominant colors are light orange, light yellow and sometimes black. Bee pollen has a mild floral and sweet taste. Bee pollen is an alkaline food.
Bee pollen therapeutic properties are inflammation relief, liver health boost, immune system strengthening, menopause easing , eczema and seasonal allergies relief and capillaries strengthening.
Bee pollen is generally use as a natural supplement meaning it is consumed alongside your daily foods. Add it to your yogurt along with honey, blend it into your protein shakes or smoothies, add it to your homemade granola bars, sprinkle on your salads, and incorporate in your salad dressings. The options are unlimited.
Apimondia recommends a daily consumption of 3-5 tbsp per day for optimal adult health. The recommend dosage for children is 1-2 tbsp.Bee pollen should be stored either in the refrigerator, freezer or cool/dark pantry for minimizing UV exposition. Light radiation can diminish the nutritional values of bee pollen if improperly stored. Avoid humidity intrusion as bee pollen is a hygroscopic product susceptible to growth molds. Properly stored bee pollen can be kept for about three years.