It is the Bee’s Knees


Bee Pollen and Health

Uriia Underhill, B.Sc.


It is that time of the year again, and that means the bees are out working hard collecting all of this beautiful pollen. I know most of you have felt its effects already, however do you know about all the nutritional benefits from pollen?

“My son, eat thou honey, for it is good” (Proverbs 24:13)

There are 22 Basic Elements in your body; this includes hormones, vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, and others. No one food includes them all except…. BEE POLLEN (Wade, 1978).

“Honey and Pollen causes warmth, clean sores and ulcers, soften hard ulcers of the lips, heal carbuncles, and running sores.” (Hippocrates)

  1. Bee Pollen contains 10 different amino acids.
  2. 35 percent of bee pollen is protein and ½ of that are free form amino acids.
  3. Produces singular increases in strength and muscle mass.
  4. Provides a rapid increase in red blood cells and produces no ill effects even when taken regularly over long periods of time.
  5. Has natural antibiotic function and has been document by Dr. Remy Chauuin
  6. Bee Pollen and Honey have been documented since the beginning of time. It medicinal properties have been seen in the Talmud, the Bible, Koran and scrolls of the Orient, Ancient Greece, Rome, Middle East, Russia, and Slavic Regions.
  7. Has a high concentration of nearly all known nutrients.
  8. Anti aging properties
  9. Digestive upsets
  10. Allergies
  11. Sore throats
  12. Fatigue


Honey and Bee Pollen does not ferment because they are inverted sugars. This causes them to be easily absorbed and bacteria resistant.

It is said that a person could survive on a mere 20 grams daily, if no other nourishment were available.

It contains all of the water-soluble vitamins with concentrations in Vitamin C and B. Making Bee Pollen and excellent energizer.

Bee pollen contains more protein than most sources of meat, fish, eggs, and diary products.

High in Vitamin A, B-Complex, C, D, E and rutin.


Uriia Underhill, B.Sc.




Wade, C., (1978) Bee Pollen and Your Health, Keats Publishing, Connecticut

Researcher, Health Scientist, Nutritionist, Physical Fitness Guru. Earth Lover, People Hugger. Public Health Graduate Student. Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Science.