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Herbs & Supplements «Health Benefits of Bee Pollen»

Pollen, a substance collected from the flowers of various plants, contains carbohydrates, fat, protein, and some vitamins and minerals. Pollen extracts have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, relax the muscles that surround the urethra, and to inhibit growth of prostate cells.

Found in most plants, Pollen has many good medical uses. The most commonly used pollen plants are corn, rye, pine, and timothy grass.

Pollen is helpful in lowering the cholesterol in animals and preventing atherosclerosis. The reason for its effectiveness has not yet been discovered. Scientists have of yet carry out human pharmacological studies to substantiate its effectiveness in this area.

Probably one of pollen's most important medicinal attributes is its ability, as an anti-inflammatory, to reduce the symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia. Its effectiveness is a result of its ability to shrink the prostate.

Recommended Dosage

Some doctors recommend using 500 mg two to three times per day.