Royal Jelly is a highly nutritious substance secreted by the hypopharyngeal gland of young worker bees to feed young larvae and the adult queen bee.
Royal Jelly contains 2-6% trans-10-hydroxy delta-2-decenoic acid (HDA), a monounsaturated fatty acid with a hydroxyl group. Hydroxy fatty acids are known to help protect skin from dehydration and reduce inflammation. Royal Jelly contains collagen, lecithin, protein, sugars, mineral salts and vitamins A, C, D and E. Royal Jelly also contains the B vitamin complex and is especially rich in pantothenic acid. Royal Jelly is used in a wide array of skin care formulations, but it is prominently used in anti-aging products and in products designed for skin regeneration or rejuvenation. Royal Jelly is also used in creams or ointments for healing wounds and burns.
Praan Naturals Royal Jelly 1X Powdered Extract is a standardized water-soluble extract. The typical usage rate is 1-3%.
Royal Jelly Extract