The benefits of honey, propolis, and royal jelly for our health

The benefits of honey, propolis, and royal jelly for our health
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That’s it, it’s back to school! On the way back from the holidays, our morale is often down at the same rate as our energy… In order to start the re-entry on the wheel hats, natural methods exist.  Today we choose to talk to you about the products of the hive: honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly. The food we get from nature to the energizing, protective and stimulating virtues of the immune system. One teaspoon per day of honey or pollen, a fresh royal jelly, a propolis gum to take when you are driving. Simple gestures that you can take to boost your energy in the beginning!

The Honey

Composed of fructose, glucose, sucrose, water, vitamins, enzymes and trace elements, honey is the product of the most consumed hive. Its sweet taste and ease of use ensure its presence in our cupboards. This product of the hive is directly assimilated, invigorating and energetic for our organism. The virtues of honey are numerous:

  • Antiseptic properties and antibiotics
  • Anti-inflammatory and healing properties
  • Cough Properties
  • Digestive Properties
  • Antioxidant properties

It is often used in the case of sore throats and coughs, but it is also possible to use it in local application on the skin to disinfect and heal, or during bowel disorders. A teaspoon a day in your hot morning drink is enough to boost your energy for the day. Our selection: Organic honey for grog with essential oils natural defenses PRANAROM

Pollen: The traditional food of vitality and form 

Pollen comes from the male seed of the flowers (stamens) that stick to the paws of the bees. It is the essential food of the larvae of the bees. The majority of amino acids are present in pollen (20 out of 22), in high concentration. Its richness in mineral salts (potassium, magnesium, calcium, sodium, iron, silicon, phosphorus), vitamins (groups B, C, E and provitamin a), enzymes and antioxidants makes it an exceptional alicament. Pollen action is multiple:

  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Digestion
  • Physical and intellectual fatigue,
  • Memory
  • Immune system,
  • Prostate disorders...

It causes a general stimulation of the organism. Prefer fresh pollen and short circuit because the storage of pollen damages some of its principles. Our selection: Herba Viva Pollen Multi Floral Bio Doypack 200g

The Propolis

Propolis is a mixture of resinous substances that bees find on coniferous kittens and on tree buds. They use this crop with viscous consistency to protect the hive of microbes, once enriched with their salivary secretions. Also, the propolis is deposited at the entrance of the hive (in Greek, Propolis = “before the city”) but is also used indoors to control the impurities by coatinging them. The propolis is found in flavonoids (antimicrobials) and phenols (antiseptics) as well as vitamins (A, B, E) and minerals (zinc, silver, chromium, nickel, selenium, copper, magnesium, iron, manganese, silicon). Propolis is recommended for:

  • Relieve skin problems (mild burns, herpes, acne, fungal infections)
  • To relieve mucosal lesions (canker, gingivitis).
  • Preventing viral and bacterial infections 
  • Protects the airways.

Propolis is found in the form of an extract diluted in alcohol, ointment or in solid form. Not all the propolis offered on the market are of the same quality; It depends on the method of collection that guarantees a more or less pure propolis. Our selection: Propolis TONIC’POTION propolis Honey Ginger Acerola 10 ampoules

The Royal jelly

Product of secretion of the cephalic glandular system of young bees (workers, between the 5th and 14th days of their existence), the royal Jelly serves as food to the Queen, directly by mouth-to-mouth, or is deposited in the cells Who will see future queens grow. To collect this precious milky substance, the beekeeper creates an intensive breeding of queens and interrupts it when the jelly is ready. The royal jelly is composed of water, carbohydrates, protein and lipids. It contains about 20 amino acids including the 8 “Essentials”, trace elements and minerals (potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, copper, iron, phosphorus, silicon, sulphur) and vitamins (group B, A, C, D and E). It also contains hydroxydécénoïque acid (antibacterial, antifungal, and antigerminatif). Royal jelly is particularly beneficial for:

  • People convalescents and for people with special needs (children, elderly people).
  • Fatigue periods
  • Seasonal changes,
  • In the heart of winter to prevent infectious episodes.

It increases physical resistance and intellectual capacity. It has an action on stress and minor depressive states and it stimulates the body’s natural defenses. Some studies show the action of royal jelly on the production of estrogens, giving it a usefulness in menopause disorders. Once again, the quality of the royal jelly must be vigilant. The best is to consume fresh royal jelly (found in the fresh Department of Organic stores). Our selection: APIS SANCTUM Royal French Jelly BIO fresh pot 10g

Sources

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