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Royal jelly is great, but using it isn’t! What can you do?


In the past, Royal Jelly may have been the only source of complete nutrition for a very sick patient hoping for recovery. It’s good for the skin, good for the hair, and good for so many human needs.

These days, we have many other sources of vitamins and nutrition; we don’t need to “steal” from the honey bees feeding the queen bee, which is the colony’s future.

The methodology to produce royal jelly these days is surprising in the many ways that it wastes resources, including the waste of honey bees. Colonies in movable frame hives are stimulated to produce queen bees. Royal jelly is collected from each individual queen cell when the queen larvae are about four days old. A hive can produce approximately 500 g (18 oz) of royal jelly in a six months season. The product is perishable, so producers must have immediate access to proper cold storage (e.g., a household refrigerator or freezer) where the royal jelly is stored until it is sold. Royal Jelly is a very high-cost product it’s often adulterated and difficult to test.

How to avoid the cost to the customer (in currency) and cost to the environment (in misused honey bees and larvae)?

Skin Actives can provide a great bio-identical honey bee defensin-1 with no environmental impact. You can find it in our new serum, Regenerating Defensin Serum.

Read more about Royal Jelly here.


DISCLAIMER: These claims have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease.