Everything About Royal Jelly
Royal jelly is an extremely rare, white coloured, jelly like bee secretion and is the exclusive food of the queen bee.
Although an average worker bee has a lifespan of 45 days, the queen bee lives up to 5-7 years, while growing twice the size and laying up to 2000 eggs a day. Her incredible life span, fertility and energy is solely credited to her diet rich in royal jelly.
Royal Jelly contains unique proteins and fatty acids like 10-HDA and Royalactin, that are not found in any other food, responsible for it's energy, vitality and anti-aging boosting properties.
These functional compounds are directly responsible for royal jellies potent anti-aging properties, especially on skin, and it has been shown to increase the collagen production and protect the skin from the harmful effects of UV rays.
Royal Jellies anti-aging benefits also are not limited to skin but also brain health as well. It’s shown to improve cognitive functions, reduce brain fog and curb neural inflammation while boosting mental activities.
Royal Jelly requires an intensive process to harvest and is naturally produced in very small quantities. Since it’s crucial for the health and well-being of the queen in the hive, it should always be harvested very carefully and in a sustainable manner to keep the hive healthy.
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