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Bee Pollen Pros Cons
Pollen is the equivalent of sperm for a plant. It is a genetically active product, seen on flowers usually, which the plants with the assistance of birds, bats and insects as well as the wind, uses to fertilize the egg of the plant to ensure a next generation. It also can be irritating, functioning as an allergen, leading to sneezing ...Read more
Honey: Some persons believe that by eating locally collected honey that pollen contained in the honey will help to make them resistant to allergic plants. (desensitize them). Bees collect pollen primarily from flowering plants that require the bee to carry the pollen to other plants; these pollens are not typically airborne and therefore are not the plants that typically cause respiratory allergy. ...Read more
Bee pollem: Bee Pollen Benefits and Side Effects For years, herbalists have touted bee pollen as an exceptionally nutritious food. They've even claimed it is a cure for certain health problems. Yet after years of research, scientists still cannot confirm that bee pollen has any health benefits. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_pollen ...Read more
What do you think about bee pollen being ingested? Do you think it's a healthy addition to smoothies and yogurts?
Safe But Careful: It is saie if you are not allergic to pollens,because if you are allergic it can cause hives,shortness of breath,swelling and life threatening Anaphlactic Reaction Not safe for pregnant women or if Breast Feeding and it can cause increased bleedind if you are opn blood thinners It is claimed to cure certain health conditions but there is no scientific evidence to support this after years of resear ...Read more
Yes: The pollens that cause allergies are very small, and carried by the wind. Flowers need bees to cross-pollinate, because the pollen is too big and heavy to be carried by the wind. Since they're not airborne, people can't inhale them and react to them. Thus, the pollens found in bee pollen are not the pollens that cause your allergic symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer