Queen bee pupa is in fact queen bee embryo in development. During the process of development, it feeds on royal jelly as its only source of food, thus making it a source of rich nutrients which can be directly utilized by the human body in addition to benefits brought by the royal jelly.Basically, a queen bee pupa is an integrated biological form with its rich and diverse types of nutrients. Amino acid content in dried pupa was found to occupy around 50% of its total nutritional contents with high concentration of 8 essential amino acids,
namely, lysine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, threonine, phenylanaline, methionine, and Tryptophan, which cannot be synthesized by the human body and must be obtained from foods. In terms of vitamins, queen bee pupa have a high concentration of A,D,E,K,B1, B2, C and panthenol with elements such as zinc, selenium, iron, calcium, magnesium, bronze, potassium and magnesium.
These are life-sustaining nutrients and are essential for growth and tissue maintenance as well as body healing, hormone synthesis, anti-body production, internal enzyme synthesis and metabolism. The especially rich concentration of zinc and selenium found in queen bee pupa can boost vitality and adjust many bodily functions. In summary, not only can the nutritious queen bee pupa serve as a source of nutrition needed by the body, it can also grant a healthier body and is definitely a very important nutrient worthy of further studies and developments.