Author(s): Annaas Budi Setyawan, U.S Mahadeva Rao, Nur Shafika Mohd Sairazi


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00419   

Address: Annaas Budi Setyawan1,2*, U.S Mahadeva Rao3, Nur Shafika Mohd Sairazi4
1Faculty of Nursing, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur, Samarinda, Indonesia.
2PhD Student, Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
3Professor, School of Basic Medical Science, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
4Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Medical Campus, Jalan Sultan Mahmud, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 5,     Year - 2023

Stingless bee pollen is bee pollen from stingless bee, mixture of bee salivary enzymes, regurgitated honey, fermented by native microbes during storage in cerumen pot. Stingless bees are a type of honey producers that commonly live in tropical countries. In regions such as South America, Australia, and Southeast Asia. Recently, stingless bee pollen is a widely used dietary supplement due to the benefits associated with the bioactive compounds it contains. Due to the wide range of phytochemicals (flavonoids, polyphenols, phytosterols, phenolic, carotenoids, glutathione, polyphenols, Mangiferonic acid, vit C, vit E) as well as enzymes and coenzymes contained in stingless bee pollen, it is expected to have health-promoting value. Promising reports on antioxidative, anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, antimicrobial, antidiabetic and anti-allergenic functions that can alter or regulate the immune system potentials require long-term and large clinical cohort studies. Integrating all these data and findings into one manuscript could increase the commercial value of stingless bee pollen as food ingredients. This review will also highlight the utility of stingless bee pollen for their medicinal and therapeutic properties, some of which have yet to be discovered.

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Annaas Budi Setyawan, U.S Mahadeva Rao, Nur Shafika Mohd Sairazi. Therapeutic Potential of Stingless bee Pollen: A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(5):2549-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00419

Annaas Budi Setyawan, U.S Mahadeva Rao, Nur Shafika Mohd Sairazi. Therapeutic Potential of Stingless bee Pollen: A Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(5):2549-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00419   Available on:

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