Thanks to TNS for the new article explaining some history behind the use of royal jelly. You can read the royal jelly article here
It’s interesting to bear in mind that in ancient times the people who administered medicine did not have access to labs and test equipment, so treatments and cures evolved based on a simple trial and error method. Those cures that withstood the test of time must have been ‘real’ in the sense that they continued to be utilized for many centuries. This is certainly the case with royal jelly and also bee pollen.
So have a read at the link above and enjoy.