Royal jelly is the natural, biological substance that is secreted by special glands in the pharynx of worker bees. Bee larvae that will later become queen Bees feed on it. The queen bees live exclusively on royal jelly and owe their large size, fertility, and longevity to it.
Royal jelly is a rich source of proteins, amino acids, lipids, vitamins, and minerals and is considered to have a beneficial effect on the human body. More specifically, it consists of 67% water, 15.5% proteins and amino acids, 12.5% sugars, and 4% fats. Royal Jelly is rich in vitamins and especially B-complex vitamins, which are crucial for the proper functioning of our nervous system and the healthy functioning of the body in general.
The benefits of royal jelly:
The benefits of the royal jelly are several: It helps obtain a healthy metabolism, it affects longevity and helps maintain healthy, beauty, and youth. It increases natural disease resistance and enhances tissue oxygenation. It is also an appetite and mood stimulator. Among its benefits is its erythropoietic property (production of red blood cells) as well as its analgesic properties, (for rheumatic pain and renal symptoms encountered during pregnancy). It aids the development of premature children, stimulates the antibiotic effect of the immune system preventing the invasion and action of harmful bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It also protects against breast and endometrial prostate cancer and arthritis. In addition, due to the acetylcholine in contains, it acts as a tonic for the nervous system.
Therefore, royal jelly is a valuable bee product, which could be used both as a dietary supplement and as a medicine. It is recommended for people who deal with a health problem and are currently in the recovery stage, but also for everyone who wants to obtain a better physical condition and greater endurance during intense activities.