What is bee pollen?
Pollen (including pollen) shall consist of the male germ cells of the plants, which are equipped with one of the natural abundance of biological agents. The individual pollen grain is so tiny that you need an electron microscope for viewing. Each plant has its own specific flower pollen shape, color and size and can be identified so clearly. When you visit this fine flower pollen gets caught in the hair coat of the bee, being slashed by her with the help of the legs, formed into small pollen grains and attached to the back legs. Pollen in the colony's protein food for rearing of offspring (brood).
As pollen is produced?
The zealous collecting bees has not only honey, but also the collection of pollen.Pollen is a highly perishable product. The goods must be collected on the same day will be preserved, usually by drying or freezing. Also stirred into honey pollen can be preserved. This pollen is often offered honey from beekeepers in the market.
Ingredients and effects
Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, enzymes, co-enzymes, hormones, essential oils, and many other components which are not yet explored.
What effect has bee pollen?
In recent scientific publications of Russian scientists are reported poor beekeeper whose main diet consisted of honeycomb pieces of pollen and honey. Many of them reached an age of over 100 years.
Pollen diet has proven particularly useful in hepatic dysfunction. Moreover disappears when continued treatment fatigue, concentration is increased and joy is adjusted.
Our civilization food rich in fat and carbohydrates and low in vitamins, minerals, enzymes, with the result that we are indeed full, but are actually malnourished. This results in many health problems. Bee pollen is rich in these substances that are lacking in ordinary food. Therefore, we can use them as a valuable, natural supplements and the prevention and treatment of many diseases.
Pollen supply to consumers
Fresh or frozen pollen can usually only get directly from a few beekeepers. Only rarely does someone with us to collect the pollen time. Even here in Germany is the nectar flow is not very productive.
Most pollen is offered to us in the dried form. It is available from many beekeepers, health food stores and natural food stores. This pollen comes mostly from southern European countries, mainly from Spain, but also from Eastern Bloc countries such as Romania.
Consumption of bee pollen
The consumption of bee pollen is suitable for all ages, including children. Fresh pollen has a moist crumbly texture and is a good ingredient for cereal or mixed with honey on bread.
Dried flower pollen is ideally first soaked in yogurt, sour milk or warm milk with honey, so that its contents can be completely digested by the body. If you are not yet accustomed to pollen, it is advisable to start with small amounts (eg, 2-3 times a day dissolve 1 teaspoon of pollen honey on the tongue).