You would have heard by now that among the most popular Chinese medicinal food is the Bird’s Nest. This type of food can be costly where it could start from hundreds and reaches to thousands of ringgit. Basically, Bird’s Nest is known to be a very nutritional type of food which is very good for health.
There is natural Bird’s Nest which are sourced and extracted from the most natural methods which makes them more expensive. Meanwhile, there are the so-called artificial or ‘manufactured’ types which are cheaper in nature.
So what makes Bird’s Nest so popular. Why would people go to great lengths to find and enjoy bird’s saliva? This is because research has shown that Bird’s Nest contain a rich amount of nutrients that are very organic. This includes minerals like zinc, copper, sodium, calcium, potassium while it has a lot of soluble glycoprotein and amino acid.
Throughout history, it has been recorded that traditional Chinese medicine doctors have used Bird’s Nest for various medicinal reasons. This includes using this highly beneficial product for the use of treating asthma and bronchitis while it is known to help rejuvenate the skin and for anti-aging purposes.
According to scientific research, it has been found that Bird’s Nest can actually facilitate more than just skin rejuvenation. In fact, it can help in growth and provide the human body with vital energy it needs. It helps to accelerate any type of recovery from diseases while keeps the body strong in terms of immunity and metabolism.
Bird’s Nest are so popular with its benefits so well known that other types of medicinal herbs like the abalone, eggs and sea cucumbers do not come close. For the pregnant woman, Bird’s Nest is highly recommended because it helps to increase the overall health of both the mother and the child.
It helps to grow the brain of the baby while ensuring that the mother’s general health and immune system is strong. On top of that, mother’s who have given birth are encouraged to take Bird’s Nest as it helps them to recover faster while maintaining their overall beauty and body shape.
In most cases, Bird’s Nest can be consumed as they are while there are many instances when this type of food is served with other accompanying dishes like fresh milk, soup and others. This is most commonly done for the younger people as it helps to enhance their metabolism and immune system.