Known as a miraculous super food, royal jelly is buzzworthy in its powerhouse abilities to benefit your skin. Royal jelly is a 100% natural product that is derived from the secretions of male worker bees and is commonly used in a variety of skin care products.
This substance consists of mostly water, protein and sugars (fructose and glucose) and also includes healthy fats, salts and amino acids–fully packed with antioxidants, minerals and proteins and is a nutrient that is sure to rejuvenate.
Because it’s main qualities protect the skin (especially from damaging effects from ultraviolet radiation from the sun), this nutrient has been a main contender for researchers and skin experts, especially since the amino acids found in the jelly is notably a basic ingredient in collagen (it powerfully maintains the skin’s firmness by supporting the skin’s connective tissue and protects the skin from harmful radiation—from damaging rays). What this means is that this jelly essentially protects us from unwanted discoloration of the skin and inevitable outcomes such as wrinkles, age spots etc.
Additionally, clinical research has found royal jelly to be effective in managing eczema, neurodermatitis and impetigo. Royal jelly benefits goes beyond skincare and into internal health too. Taking royal jelly (as a pill, or eaten as fresh jelly) may also lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and raise good cholesterol (HDL) which ultimately can help prevent aging which domino effects into lowering the risk towards a multitude of other potential health problems, such as heart attack and stroke.
There are many benefits to using royal jelly for the skin—and all skin types, including dry, irritated or sensitive skin, as well as oily and acne-prone skin, can benefit from using royal jelly. This is surely just the beginning as you can tell from a long list of what royal jelly can do for you!
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