Here are some additional facts about royal jelly:
- It is produced by worker honeybees in their glands.
- It is fed to all larvae until they are about three days old.
- Queen bees are fed royal jelly for their entire lives.
- Royal jelly is thought to be what gives queen bees their long lifespan and their ability to lay thousands of eggs per day.
- Royal jelly is a popular ingredient in beauty products, as it is thought to have anti-aging properties.