If you don’t know what it is, you might think that Royal Jelly sounds more like something you’d spread on your toast rather than your skin. However the truth is, a lot of people use Royal Jelly as part of their daily skin care routines. Despite its funny-sounding name, Royal Jelly is for real. In fact it’s a 100% natural product that is actually derived from the secretions of male worker bees. If you think you’d rather not put something like that onto your skin, I suggest you keep reading.
A Look Inside Royal Jelly
If you were to break Royal Jelly down into its individual components, you would find that it is made up of mostly water (60 – 70%), protein (about 12 – 15 %), and sugar (10 – 16%). The remaining components include fats, salts, amino acids and an abundance of vital minerals and vitamins. In an active bee colony, worker bees feed these rich secretions to bee larvae.
After a few days of giving over their Royal Jelly, the worker bees begin to focus only on the larvae that exhibit the greatest chance of becoming the Queen. Only one will be lucky enough to continue receiving the Royal Jelly and soon will...