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Bee Pollen Side Effects and Warnings

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Safety Issues

Several cases of serious allergic reactions to bee pollen have been reported in the medical literature, including anaphylaxis, 1 an acute allergic response which can be life threatening. The anaphylactic reactions occurred within 20 to 30 minutes of ingesting fairly small amounts of bee pollen—in one case less than a teaspoon.

The majority of these case reports involved people with known allergies to pollen.

References

  1. Cohen SH, Yunginger JW, Rosenberg N, Fink JN. Acute allergic reaction after composite pollen ingestion. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 64(4):270-4.
 
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