How Bird's Nest Came About

How Bird Nest Came About


Reference from many classical Chinese books about healthy food, bird's nest was imported into China from the Southeast Asian region since the T'ang Dynasty. Swiftlet nest consist mainly of several categories of historical documentation. Bird's nest became well known by traditional physicians and traders in the early 17th Century. Subsequently, Swiftlet nest developed into a reknown and well-accepted precious health food.



Modern research shows that the protein contained in these nest are distinct in that it is a biologically active protein, promoting revitalization to the human body. 
It also proves that Swiftlet nest contains an epidermal growth factor, and water extraction from these nest can directly stimulate cell growth/regeneration and increases the effectiveness of mitogen (the initiator in cell division). It is also known that active protein foundin these nest are very useful tonic for those with weak digestion systems (namely: elderly people), and for those who need a very rapid cell regeneration and development (e.g.: pregnant women, growing children). Research confirms that the high content of water-soluble glyco-protein found in bird's nest nest encourages cell division within the immune system.