Discusses the antioxidant activity of bee pollen. Background on the plant production of pollen; List of bioactive ingredients found in bee pollen; Details on antioxidants.
This study aimed to investigate the practice of apitherapy - using bee products such as honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom to prevent or treat illness and promote healing - among ...
Bee pollen is touted as a source of perpetual youth and health by many of the great books throughout history: The Talmud; the Bible, the Koran, the scrolls of the ancient Orient, Greece, Rome, Russia, the Middle East, and the list goes on. It was even frequently called the "ambrosia of the gods." Ancient Egyptians, Orientals, Hebrews and South American natives often applied a combination of honey mixed with bee pollen to wounds, burns and boils, while Orientals used honey and bee pollen mixed with fruit or vegetable juice as a health drink.
The article discusses information on the nutritional properties of bee pollen. Bee pollen is recognized as an immune system enhancer for its ability to strengthen the body against viral infection...
PRODUCTS OF THE HIVE
This article was reviewed by C. Leigh Broadhurst, Ph.D., a member of Better Nutrition's Editorial Advisory Board.
BEE FOODS ARTICLE
We have witnessed many wondrous medical advances and modern technology is truly amazing. But in spite of all humankind has achieved, the little honey bee leaves us in awe of its prodigious work output and diversity of products.