Rare Food but enough Valuable to Look for
This gel secretion is an integral component to building the swiftlet nests, which are found in dangerous and highly inaccessible locations like steep cliffs, overhanging crags and deep caves.
Out of more than 30 species of swiflets, only 2 species of the genus Aerodramus and 1 of the genus Collocalia make edible saliva nest. Aerodramus fuciphaga is the swiftlet that produces the highest quality of edible Bird’s Nest, because its nests are white and clean with minimum feathers. It is found only in Southeast Asia. Tedious process of cleaning approximately 10 nests takes approximately 8 hour by a person.
The major components of Bird’s Nests are its glycoproteins, carbohydrates and trace elements. Scientific findings by the researchers in Chinese University of Hong Kong discovered that epidermal growth factor (EGF) is present in Bird’s Nests. EGF is a low Molecular weight polypeptide which provides beauty support.
The most abundant amino acids are serine, threonine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, proline, and valine. When consumed, they help to provide general wellness.
Harvested in pollution-free natural environment of Kalimantan
Clean with low debris content
Abundant food and nutrients for swiftlets
Healthier & better quality nests
Sterilised water used for processing
Strict hygiene standards
Traceability through barcode Great as a gift, this rich gold-yellow bird’s nest is the ultimate symbol of elegance and health. Its distinctive crunchy texture is a favourite among many.
Our products are committed not to use preservatives and chemicals in the process of cleaning the bristles of the nest. We do it entirely by manual method.
- Bird’s Nest is best consumed on an empty stomach.
In TCM, Bird’s Nest is classified as a tonic. Ideally, it should be consumed before meals to allow the body to better absorb its nutrients.
- The colour of red Bird’s Nest does not come from the swiftlet’s blood.
Contrary to popular belief, the colour of red Bird’s Nest is caused by either oxidation or minerals absorbed from the environment.
- Men may use Bird’s Nest to promote overall immunity.
Bird’s Nest has high glycoprotein content, growth factors and a neutral energetic property, which help boost a weak immune system.
- Bird’s Nest is traditionally used as a beauty food.
Bird’s Nest is reputed to maintain youthfulness and enhance the complexion.
Modern studies have shown that Bird’s Nest is rich in epidermal growth factor(EGF). This substance is responsible for skin and tissue repair.
- Bird’s Nest is believed to speed up recovery.
When Bird’s Nest is consumed in moderation, its unique predigested form of proteins and nutrients is said to aid recovery from chronic illnesses. In particular, Bird’s Nest may help relieve respiratory ailments such as asthma or chronic coughs.
- Seniors may use Bird’s Nest to maintain and enhance their health.
Bird’s Nest is traditionally used to clear Phlegm, ease chronic dry coughs and relieve fatigue – common complaints as we get older.
Bird’s Nest can also be used to stimulate the appetite, improve digestion and stimulate bowel movement.
- Bird’s Nest is a good supplement for growing children.
From a biological standpoint, Bird’s Nest contains proteins, amino acids and minerals that are essential for healthy development. In TCM, regular consumption of Bird’s Nest helps prevent colds and flus. By improving the function of the Lungs and Kidneys, Bird’s Nest helps boost the body’s immune system and increase resistance to external environmental factors.
Note: Since Bird’s Nest may cause allergic reactions in certain individuals, do exercise caution when consuming Bird’s Nest for the first time.
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