Royal jelly is a gelatinous substance produced by worker bees to feed the queen and new larvae. Queens live much longer (3-5 years) than worker bees (5-6 weeks). It is why many cultures associate royal jelly with the fountain of youth, a product of longevity and vitality.
Royal jelly is filled with numerous nutrients. Royal jelly contains carbohydrates, 9 glycoproteins, steatic and palmitic acids, 8 types of vitamin B and traces amounts of other vitamins (A, C, D, E) and minerals. Royal jelly has a sour and slightly bitter taste. It has a pale yellow color and a gelatinous texture.
Royal jelly has shown to lower cholesterol, reduce menopause symptoms, reduce stress and fatigue, help regulate immune system’s response, prevent chronic rhinitis and treats liver diseases.
The daily recommended dosage is 1g per day for an adult. Royal jelly is generally used in cycles meaning consumption for 20-30 days followed by 1-2 week break. For optimal use, try to consume in the morning under an empty stomach.
Keep in freezer, otherwise it will lose its nutritious potency.