What is Royal Jelly?
Royal jelly is a nutritious milky substance made by worker bees, which is fed to drones and larvae worker bees to stimulate growth within the first 72 hours of their lives. Larvae that feed on royal jelly extract for a long time develop to become queen bees. As a matter of fact, queen bees only eat royal jelly throughout their lives.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much royal jelly can you take in a day?
For adults, it is 2 gram per day. And for children (over 5 years of age), the dosage is 0.5 grams per day. You can take it in the morning, after breakfast.
Is royal jelly equivalent to B-complex?
Royal jelly sure does contain all of the B-complex vitamins in substantial amounts. But we recommend, for optimal nutrition, you rely on whole foods and supplements – and not just royal jelly alone.
How long does royal jelly last in the refrigerator?
Royal jelly can be refrigerated for up to 6 months.
What is 10-HDA in royal jelly?
10 HDA is also known as 10-Hydroxy-2-Decenoic Acid, which is a natural unsaturated fatty acid in royal jelly that imparts cancer-inhibiting properties to it.Studies show that 10-HDA can help to prevent the spread of cancer and even induce cancer cell death, known as apoptosis.
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