What is Royal Jelly?Royal Jelly is produced by the worker bees exclusively to feed the Queen Bee. Royal Jelly not only helps the Queen Bee grow to be nearly twice as big as the worker bees, it gives her regal status, above that of the other bees and she lives 20 times longer. It is only the Queen Bee that lays eggs and this she does at a phenomenal rate of 2000 per day. Without Royal Jelly she would just be an ordinary worker bee. It is the Royal Jelly that gives her the nutrients that make her so fertile and increase her longevity.
So what is Royal Jelly made from?A variety of vitamins and minerals, including high levels of Vitamin A, C and E, vitamins we know through science, to be beneficial for skin health, elasticity and complexion
Vitamin A is a hot topic in the beauty world. It has been shown to help
- reduce acne
- make pores look smaller
- reduce brown spots
- may even help reduce inflammation.
- Vitamin A is often a key ingredient in commercial skin creams, called “retinoic acid“
Vitamin C is another big name often associated with younger looking skin. Vitamin C is a...
- powerful antioxidant, and
- can help fight damage-causing free radicals,
- which means improvement in the normal effects of ageing; sagging, wrinkles and fine lines.
- Vitamin C is commonly found in many cosmetics, but generally works best from the inside, where it also assists with other health concerns.
Vitamin E. Then there’s Perhaps the most commonly associated with beauty, Vitamin E...
- helps improve the skin’s elasticity and tone,
- balances natural oils and
- reduces transepidermal moisture loss, so skin is plumper and fine lines are reduced.
- Interestingly, in addition to being useful in treating sun-damaged skin, Vitamin E is also thought to increase resistance to harmful UV rays, thus
- helping prevent sun damage as well.
- Vitamin E is another powerful antioxidant useful in a range of health conditions from general immunity to heart disease and in particular, eye health.