Bee pollen is capable of rejuvenating the body while stimulating the glands and organs and enhancing vitality. The ability of bee pollen to noticeably and consistently increase the levels of energy ensures it is a favorite among athletes and people interested in enhancing and sustaining quality performance.
Many of life’s essential components are contained in bee pollen. Being 40% protein, bee pollen is widely considered as a form of food that is very nourishing and contains almost all the nutrients that humans require. Almost half of the protein contained in bee pollen takes the form of essential amino acids that the body uses directly.
Bee pollen is regarded as a nutritive and energy tonic in medicine. Numerous cultures use it in various applications such as improving vitality and endurance, weight addition during convalescence, addiction and craving reduction, intestinal regulation, buildup of new blood and prevention of infectious diseases due to bee pollen's antibiotic properties. Bee pollen also aids in overcoming some children’s developmental problems. Bee pollen has been found to contain anti-cancer qualities and offers protection against radiation.
An interesting fact about the health benefits of bee pollen is that the pollen itself contains a number of unidentified elements. It has been hypothesized that these unidentified elements may also be contributing factors to bee pollen’s benefit to overall health, although their exact role is still unknown.
There is a global concern about the rate at which bees are disappearing. Bees are not only helpful to humans as a source of bee pollen, but are enormously important in their role as pollinators in agriculture. It is suspected that the use of pesticides and other chemical pollutants, along with more dramatic changes in weather and temperature due to global warming, are all related to the loss of bees. Help keep your family and neighborhood bee friendly by not using pesticides in your gardens and supporting local organic farming.