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Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Launches Dietary Supplement Containing Bee Larvae, “Houbi no Mai”

Kobayashi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. will launch its new “Houbi no Mai (Dance of the Beauty Bee)” product (JPY 7,140/150 tablets) on 19 September 2008 only via mail order. The product contains three articles produced by honey bees: bee larvae, royal jelly, and propolis. The beauty functions of bee larvae in particular have garnered much attention since the announcement of research results into their functions at the 2nd Gifu Pharmaceutical University High-Order Functional Food Research Lecture Meeting. This health and beauty food is made for people who would like to remain youthful and look good.

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