What are the benefits of royal jelly?
Bethany Armitage - Jan 2013
What are the main benefits of incorporating royal jelly into one's diet?
Royal jelly is renowned for its long list of health and wellbeing properties, with success stories dating back to the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt.
This natural superfood is derived from the pollen collected by bees and is a by-product of the honey-making process.
It contains a host of enzymes, vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as minerals magnesium, calcium, zinc, potassium and manganese.
The jelly also has gelatine inside, which is a precursor of collagen, and highly effective in reducing the signs of ageing, keeping the skin smooth and supple.
NaturalNews describes royal jelly as "one of the most nutritionally complex foods on the planet", with the ability to aid in numerous nutritional deficiencies.
The creamy substance helps the queen bee to live 40 times longer than the worker bee, with its unique structure and composition unable to be replicated in any lab; it is a natural way to achieve longevity and improved health.
Rich in protein and loaded with other nutrients it has been linked with improving memory and invigorating mental acuity due to its acetylcholine content.
This chemical is found in the brain, spinal cord and other areas of the nervous system and helps to regulate memory and nerve transmissions.
Royal jelly is the only natural source of pure acetylcholine, making it an important product for people over the age of 65 or those with Alzheimer's disease.
While there is no cure for this progressive, degenerative, neurological disease, the super supplement is thought to be able to increase memory capacity and enhance cognitive function without side affects often associated with the use of pharmaceutical medications.
Sourced from a family firm in Spain, the The Really Healthy Company's Organically-Certified Royal Jelly is a raw product in its truest form, with only filtering taking place to remove impurities.
It contains no additives, preservatives or colourings, meaning that users can rest assured that it is an all-natural product produced in a high quality, clean, and fresh environment by bees more than 3km from any contaminants.
A 20g glass bottle of Organically-Certified Royal Jelly should last approximately a month, with users taking a 1/4 tsp each morning, followed by a warm drink.