Vitamin / Mineral Supplement Overview:
Bee pollen is the male seed in flowering plants. It is usually expensive and provides insufficient, uncertain quantities of nutrients.
How Bee Pollen Vitamins Work in the Body:
There are no proven effects on the body.
May destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganisms
May restore skin
May increase immunity
May lessen allergy symptoms
Using Bee Pollen:
Bee pollen supplements are available in injectable form and capsules.
Don't take if you are:
Pregnant, there is a possibility you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the future.
Consult your Medical Doctor If you:
Are using this herb for any medical problem that does not get better in 2 weeks. (Safer, more effective treatments may exisit.)
Do not use unless prescribed by your physician. There have not been any proven problems in pregnant women taking small or usual amounts, however the chance of problems does exist.
Do not use unless prescribed by your physician. There have not been any proven problems in breast-fed infants of lactating mothers taking small or usual amounts, however the chance of problems do exist.
Infants and Children:
It may be hazardous to treat infants and children under 2 with bee pollen.
Vitamin Supplement Storage:
Keep in a cool and dry location, but do not freeze.
Keep safely away from children.
Store in a tightly sealed container.
Safe Vitamin / Mineral dosage:
To date, no safe vitamin / mineral dosage has been established.
Information on the comparative-toxicity rating cannot be found in standard references.
Signs and symptoms : What to do
May cause allergic reactions in those sensitive to pollens : Discontinue use. Call doctor immediately
Life-threatening anaphylaxis may follow injection: Symptoms include immediate severe itching, paleness, low blood pressure, loss of consciousness, coma : Yell for help. Do not leave victim. Begin CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), mouth-to-mouth breathing and external cardiac massage. Have someone dial the operator or 911 (emergency). Do not stop CPR until help arrives.
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