Sunday, August 02, 2009

Royal Jelly Key Ingredient in Skin Care Supplement

Radiant Skin from Within
By Nike Sotade, The Guardian (Nigeria), 7/31/2009

La Femme Royale is an antioxidant skin care supplement that basically contains two natural components - Royal Jelly and the Longan fruit.

Royal jelly is a thick, extremely nutritious, milky-white, creamy liquid secreted by the hypopharyngeal glands of the nurse bees. Queen bees live exclusively on royal jelly and it accounts for their incredible size and longevity. They average 42 percent larger and weigh 60 percent more than the worker bee.

Royal jelly contains vitamins A, B-complex, C, D and E. It is particularly useful for its B-complex contents, including B1, B2, B6, B12, biotin, folic acid, and inositol. Royal jelly is high in the B vitamin pantothenic acid, recognized for its ability to reduce stress levels. It also supplies the minerals, calcium, copper, iron, phosphorous, potassium, silicon and sulfur.

Although royal jelly has been traditionally known to prolong youthfulness and improve the skin's beauty, evidence also indicates that this substance increases energy, alleviates anxiety, sleeplessness and bolsters the immune system. It also contains collagen is an anti-aging element that keeps the skin looking smooth and youthful…

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