Bee pollen powder, bee pollen granules, bee pollen complex, buckwheat pollen, maize pollen, and pine pollen.Pollen (Bee)
How It Works
Bee pollen contains numerous substances with potential benefits to general health and nutrition, including antioxidants, antifungal and antimicrobial compounds, and flavonoids. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
How to Use It
1 to 2 teaspoons of powder or granules per day; up to 3,000 mg per day, or in capsules, tablets, or gel-cap form per dietary supplement label instructions.
Where to Find It
Bee pollen is found only in dietary supplements. It is not a natural component of any commonly consumed foods, including honey.
Bee pollen is not an essential nutrient; deficiency is not a recognized nutritional concern.
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