Bird Nest - 燕窝
Bird’s nest is an ingredient that has been known in the world of TCM for a very long time now. Parents would often use this delicacy as an ingredient in soups and feed them to their children on a weekly basis. You would be surprised at the amazing benefits this ingredient has on your overall health.
So if you were wondering, here some facts about bird’s nest that you probably did not know of.
Bird’s nest is traditionally used as beauty food
Bird’s nest is rich in collagen, thus it is consumed to get rid of wrinkles and attain a fairer and more even skin tone. In fact, pregnant women are encouraged to eat bird’s nest so that their children are born with fair complexion.
Bird’s nest is a growth supplement for children
Bird’s nest is rich in protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron and amino acid – all of which are essential for the healthy development and growth of a child.
Bird’s nest is good stimulator of the digestive system
Bird's nest is also used to stimulate the appetite, improve digestion and stimulate bowel movement.
Bird’s nest helps boost the immune system
Regular consumption of bird's nest helps prevent colds and flus. It helps to boost the body's immune system and increase resistance to external environment factors.