Bee Pollen is the flower pollen gathered by the honeybee workers that is collected by placing a pollen trap at the entrance to the hive. Discover more below:
Colour: ranges from pale yellow to dark brown (depending on the source)
Source: various flowers
Composition: depends on the flower source and contains over 250 active substances (including: protein, carbs, water, fats, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and antioxidants, etc.)
possibly has many health benefits (for example: lowers high blood cholesterol and lipids, helps liver function and protects this organ from harmful substances, eases menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, aid with wound healing, improves nutrients absorption and utilisation, improves metabolism, helps with allergies and boosts immune system)
Usage: best is to consume the bee pollen fresh and soaked (for example in a glass of water, smoothie, etc.) prior to consumption. Avoid soaking bee pollen in hot liquids and adding to hot dishes.
Storage: to keep the bee pollen fresh for longer, you will have to store it is a dry and cool place or even refrigerate in a closed container.
Did you know that bee pollen consists more than 250 active substance and could alleviate allergies symptoms when sourced locally.