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A literature search has been conducted to determine constituents of Royal Jelly.Result of Investigation
Royal Jelly is a milky-white viacid secretion from salivary glands of the worker hive bee, APIS Melli (APIDAE). It is essential for the development of queen bees.
It is a complex mixture of proteins, amino acids, lip carbohydrates, fatty acids and vitamins, particularly pantothenic acid. One constituent is 10-hydroxy-2-decenoic acid, which has antimicrobial properties.PROXIMATE
Royal Jelly Acid (trans-10-hydroxy-2-deconoic acid) constitutes about 7.6 percent by weight of Royal Jelly.REFERENCES
Royal jelly: what all the buzz is about
Produced by glands in worker bees' heads, royal jelly is fed to larvae and the adult queen bee.
Typical Constituents of Royal Jelly
A literature search has been conducted to determine constituents of Royal Jelly.
Australian Jelly Bush – A Powerful Anti Bacterial
A native honey may well be the most powerfully antimicrobial honey ever discovered, say Queensland researchers.