Royal jelly is considered to be the most valuable product of the hive.
It is the secretion of the hypopharyngeal and mandibular glands of young bees (nutritrici) from the 5th to the 14th day of life. Similar to a cream-white, smell and taste very acid, royal jelly, distributed by the worker bees to all young larvae up to two days of age, is found in highest quantities in real cells. This is the main food of the queen bee during its existence. Thanks to the royal jelly, instead of becoming a worker bee larva in 21 days with a life of 40 days, becomes Queen Bee in 16 days with a life of five years also.
Royal jelly has important stimulants to the general state of the organism (ideal for sports, children, the elderly, convalescent), facilitates cell metabolism, strengthens the defenses, increases stress resistance and facilitates the repurchase of body weight is considered adaptogenic, in practice increases the body's adaptive response to the difficulties of internal and external origin, thus also against good physical and mental stress, depression, fatigue and loss of appetite. It is a complete food, a real concentrate of health. It works for children, the elderly and all those who need a load of energy, with great benefits.
We see its essential components: 66% for at least one royal jelly is made up of water, then follow the sugars (14%, shared between glucose, fructose and sucrose), and then the proteins (13%), lipids (4.5 %), besides a beautiful full of vitamins, especially B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and, to an extent a little lower, the vitamins A, B12, C, D and E. But there's more: Royal jelly also contains calcium, copper, iron, phosphorus, potassium, silicon and sulfur. A concentration of health, in short, particularly suitable for those who find themselves in situations of stress or fatigue and, as evidenced by research for premature babies. Royal jelly is not reserved only for students under examination or a little emaciated children: the can consume all, as long as in the best shape and in the right doses.
And here's why. Favors:
- the balance of the endocrine system
- stimulates the entire body, especially in subjects hypotonic
- gives good results in the treatment of anemia
- makes up for any nutritional deficiencies
- it is also a natural appetite regulator, recommended in cases of anorexia.
But, above all, thanks to the considerable presence of vitamin B5, is a powerful "anti-age" retards the effects of aging of the skin and also works well in some diseases, such as against lupus erythematosus.
The most valuable component of royal jelly, however, is different: the 10-idrossidecenoico acid, which exerts antibacterial and antitumor activity. This all-important organic principle is present in the food fresh and reaches its maximum concentration during processing of royal jelly that takes place in the pharyngeal glands of nurse bees and decreases as the product ages. Just this fact sheds light on the need to consume as much as possible the fresh royal jelly.
The recommended dose of fresh royal jelly is 0.5 grams daily.