Royal jelly is a milky secretion produced by worker honey bees that is used in the nutrition of larvae, as well as adult queens. Queen bee consume only royal jelly can have life span more then 5 years while worker bee is around 2 months. Moreover, Royal jelly is secreted from the glands in the hypo-pharynx of worker bees, and fed to all larvae in the colony, regardless of gender or caste.
It typically contains about 60% to 70% water, 12% to 15% proteins, 10% to 16% sugar, 3% to 6% fats, and 2% to 3% vitamins, salts, and amino acids. Its composition varies depending on geography and climate. This product gets its name from the fact that bees use it for the development and nurturing of queen bees. Some people use royal jelly as medicine. Don’t confuse royal jelly with bee pollen or bee venom.
-prolonged life span due to high antioxidant levels
-helps to keep skin smooth, toned and elastic
-protects the liver
-reduces arthritic pain
* People who are allergic to bees shouldn't take royal jelly
*Must store inside friedge to maintain it quality
Dosage - for general health, take 1/2 table spoon per day with food.
WARNING - fresh royal jelly is quite bitter and has a strong taste so I suggest you mix it in some kelulut honey or jam or into a smoothie.
But if you're brave, go ahead and take it straight! Let me know what you think.