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Eu Yan Sang Superior Bird's Nest with Rock Sugar (Reduced Sugar) uses only
With 25% lesser sugar, it is ideal for people who are conscious of their sugar intake. Every bottle of Eu Yan Sang Superior Bird's Nest with Rock Sugar (Reduced Sugar) provides the perfect nourishment to put you back into the pink of health.
Why consume Bird's Nest?
Bird's Nest is a superior health food in many ways. The proteins found in bird's nest, being easily digestible, can be used for convalescing (recovering from serious illness) patients. It is also widely consumed during pre and post-natal periods. For beauty care, it has been used to reduce or eliminate liver spots in the elderly, improve complexion and manage skin irritations in babies and adults.
Water, Rock Sugar, Bird's Nest
Ready-to-drink and suitable for consumption by all ages and can be taken chilled or warmed.
Best consumed before bedtime, at least 3 hours after dinner.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Upon opening, refrigerate and consume within 12 hours.
*Do not consume the product if cap is damaged or tampered with.
Production Technology and Brand Quality
To safeguard the highest level of quality & safety, Eu Yan Sang Bird's Nest is produced at HACCP certified production plant and is made from premium selected bird's nest. The bird's nest first undergo a series of stringent cleansing processes to ensure that they are completely free of impurities. They are then hygienically sterilised by heat treatment process. No artificial preservatives, colouring or flavouring is added. With these, the original favours and nutrients of the bird's nests would be retained.
More About Bird's Nest
Bird's Nest is the nutrient-rich salivary secretion of swiftlets. 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 8h by a person1.
The major components of EBN 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 EBN. They demonstrated an epidermal growth factor (EGF)-like activity in aqueous extract of edible bird’s nest that stimulated the DNA synthesis in 3T3 fibroblast in a dose dependent manner in vitro2. EGF is a low-MW polypeptide, which stimulates cell growth and proliferation, demonstrating properties of skin and tissue repair.
Major carbohydrates consist of sialic acid (9%), N-acetylgalactosamine (galNAc) (7.2%), N-acetylglucosamine (glcNAc) (5.3%), galactose (16.9%) and fucose (0.7%). There had been studies showing that sialic acid aids in moderating the immune system receptors, preventing entry of bacteria and viruses. The carbohydrate also benefits the brain development of infants3. The other carbohydrate components present demonstrate important roles in signal transduction in cellular communication.
The most abundant amino acids are serine, threonine, aspartic acid, glutamic acid, proline, and valine1, 4.
1. MF Marcone. Characterization of the edible birds’ nest- the “Caviar of the East”. Food Research Intl 2005, 38; 1125-1134
2. YC Kong, WM Keung et al. Evidence that epidermal growth factor is present in swiftlet’s (Collocalia) nest. Comparative Biochem and Physiology Pt B: Comparative Biochem 1987, 87(2): 221-226
3. AA Rashed, WM Wan Nazaimoon. Effect of Edible Bird’s Nest on Caco-2 Cell Proliferation. J Food Tech 2010, 8(3); 126-130
4. RH Kathan, DI Weeks. Structure studies of collocalia mucoid ☆: I. Carbohydrate and amino acid composition. Arch Biochem and Biophysics 1969, 134(2): 572-576
It is a delicacy in Chinese cuisine and Empress Dowager Ci Xi has been known to consume bird's nest everyday for its health and beauty benefits.
Learn how bird's nest can enrich your overall health.