Royal jelly is a white creamy, milky and very acidic substance of specific taste. If it is produced in late summer is less dense and has a lighter color. PH royal jelly is 3.6 to 4.8. Royal jelly is made by bees old up to 15 days. Royal jelly’s gland is located in front of the head of the worker bee. Through proboscis worker bees fed with royal jelly queen bee and young brood.
Ingredients; Royal jelly consists of:
– Water 60 – 70%
– Protein 8.9 to 13%
– Carbohydrates from 9.6 to 13%
– Lipids from 2.9 to 8.2%
– Inorganic substances 0.7 – 1.5%
– Other <1%
Royal jelly has even eight essential amino acids, and there is a lot of vitamin B complex and vitamins E, A, K and C. From 1000 queen bee broods it is possible to extract about 350g of pure royal jelly. It is important that the Royal jelly within half of hour is stored. Fresh royal jelly, which is kept at a temperature of -18C can be used up to a year.
Royal jelly is not toxic. It has very important application in cosmetics and cosmetic’s industry. It has positive effect on the immune system, and slows the aging process. It is recommended for the people who are exposed to great physical or mental stress. In cosmetics its application is in:
– Stimulates the metabolism of the epidermis
– Normalizes the secretion of glands
– Improves elasticity and hydration