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What is royal jelly

Oct. 28, 2019
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What is royal jelly?


What is royal jelly?

Royal jelly, also known as royal jelly, bee milk, is the secretion of the throat of the young worker bee that breeds larvae in the honeybee nest. It is the food that supplies the larvae that will become the queen bee. The nutrition is much higher than honey . Royal jelly is a light yellow or light orange-yellow viscous liquid with a sweet taste and aroma, and its medicinal value is also very high. Royal jelly must be stored at low temperature.

What is royal jelly?



The nutritional value of royal jelly

Royal jelly is high in protein, and protein accounts for about 50% of the dry matter of royal jelly. Among them, 2/3 is albumin, 1/3 is globulin, and there are more than 12 kinds of proteins in royal jelly. In addition, there are many small peptides.

Royal jelly also contains fats, sugars and similar acetylcholine-like substances, as well as a variety of amino acids and biological hormones that the body needs.

Royal jelly contains nine sterols, and three have been identified so far, which are sterol, cholesterol, and sitosterol. It also contains minerals such as iron, copper, magnesium, zinc, potassium and sodium. Royal jelly contains vitamin A and vitamin B, especially B vitamins.

What is royal jelly?

In addition, there are mainly thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), pyridoxine (B6), vitamin B12, niacin, pantothenic acid, folic acid, biotin, inositol, vitamin C, vitamin D, etc., among which pantothenic acid content highest.


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