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Composition, Properties, and Applications
  • M. G. Campos
  • A. Cunha
  • K. R. Markham


During ancient times, people throughout the world commonly used pollen, praising it for its goodness and medicinal properties. Some of the reasons the ancients used bee-pollen are why we use it today. To date no scientific evidence has been cited to disprove the claimed properties of bee-pollen.


Free Radical Scavenge Activity Pollen Extract Royal Jelly Free Radical Theory Great Body Weight 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Campos
    • 1
  • A. Cunha
    • 1
  • K. R. Markham
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratório de Farmacognosia da Faculdade de FarmáciaUniversidade de CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.New Zealand Institute for Industrial Research and DevelopmentLower HuttNew Zealand

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