This Pine Pollen is wild crafted through sustainable practices and gathered from remote high elevation forests each spring. After wildcrafting, our pollen is processed at low temperature to ensure maximum potency and increased digestability. Historically Pine Pollen use has been well documented and traditionally used for a variety of conditions, most notably balancing hormones and having an adaptogenic effect on the body. With over 200 bioactive nutrients including 20 amino acids Pine pollen is a powerful superfood, and it is not surprising that it has been consumed as a powerful nutrient source for over 2400 years.
With over 2000 years of use in Chinese medicine, Pine pollen has a long history of use as a superfood. The pollen from all pine trees is edible and abundantly available for a 2-3 week window in the spring. It is extremely rich in phytonutrients including many amino acids and steroidal building blocks that can be used to increase androgens and restore hormone health. Pine pollen is an excellent source of flavonoid groups, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. It is a mild tasting fine powder and can be easily consumed with little processing, making a nice addition to your superfood kitchen.
Pine Pollen has a slightly sweet flavour andis mild in nature.
It can be used in tea, smoothies, elixirs, juice or water. As well is great added to food oreaten on it own.
Suggested use: 1-2 tsp. or more if desired.