In the Chinese medicine, pine pollen has been used for more than two thousand years, as a tool for better health, for anti-aging and longevity. This powder is one of the best gifts of Nature. The benefits of pine pollen are well recognized in the superfood sphere, used as a supplement and a healthy adaptive tonic powder, collected from pine trees.

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Health Benefits Of Pine Pollen

Pine pollen has a wide range of health benefits, with the results being visible short after consumption. Plus, there are no restrictions on the quantities for consumption. The harvest of pine tree pollen is in the spring. But, we can find it throughout the entire year, in well-stocked health food stores. What’s amazing about it is that it contains over 200 bioactive nutrients.

Here are some of the key characteristics of this pollen:

  • Contains all 8 essential amino acids
  • It has almost all B-group vitamins
  • Contains vitamin D2 and D3 (vitamin D3 is otherwise very rare in plants)
  • Rich in polysaccharides
  • It’s great for detoxification
  • It has the ability to decalcify the body and improve the flexibility of joints and connective tissues
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Supports hormonal balance by stimulating the work of the glands of the endocrine system
  • Reduces the sensitivity to pain
  • Relieves severe inflammation
  • It’s an ideal dietary supplement, protecting from colds and flu
  • Regulates cholesterol
  • Has protective properties against radiation
  • Has strong antioxidant properties
  • Regulates the testosterone levels in both, women and men
  • By regulating the hormone levels, it eases the menopause symptoms in women
  • Boosts libido
  • Improves metabolism
  • Helps in weight regulation

In addition to all these health properties, pine pollen shows up as a great addition to a healthy diet; it nourishes the hair; strengthens the organs and their resistance; and it improves the heart function and the endurance of the cardiovascular system. Also, some components of this pollen strengthen the capillaries.

How To Use Pine Pollen

Fresh pine pollen is a great addition to meals, milk, yogurt, shakes and juices. Store-bought pollen can be consumed on a daily basis, as a supplement. Mix one teaspoon of the pollen with one teaspoon of honey and consume it in the morning, before breakfast.

What’s great about this pollen is that people can consume it indefinitely, and the results are visible only after a month of daily use. There are no known side effects. Thus, it’s completely safe for use.

Precaution: People who are allergic to pollen should avoid pine tree pollen.

Antiaging Effect of Pine Pollen in Human Diploid Fibroblasts and in a Mouse Model Induced by D-Galactose
Effect of pine pollen extract on experimental chronic arthritis.
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of pine pollen extract in vitro.
Vitamin D and its metabolites in the pollen of pine.