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Manuka Honey

What is Manuka Honey?

World-famous manuka honey is an antibacterial superfood found only in New Zealand that helps promote youthful, fresh, and blemish-free skin when used in skincare.

The UMF factor of Manuka honey relates to its potency and strength for internal use. The higher the number, the stronger the Manuka factor.

What is manuka honey used for?

Unique and strong antibacterial properties

Manuka honey is distinct from other types of honey due to its high concentration of methylglyoxal (MGO), which is a compound responsible for its antibacterial activity. The MGO content in Manuka honey is measured and graded using the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) rating system. It exhibits broad-spectrum activity against a range of bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant strains such as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), making it a popular choice for wound healing and addressing various bacterial infections.

Wound healing

The antibacterial and wound healing properties of Manuka honey make it effective in promoting the healing process of wounds, burns, and ulcers. In so doing, it creates a protective barrier over the affected area, which and promotes new tissue growth.

Digestive health

Manuka honey is also believed to have benefits for digestive health. It may help alleviate symptoms of gastrointestinal conditions such as acid reflux, gastritis, and stomach ulcers. What's more, it can support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and contribute to a healthy gut microbiome.

Skin health

Due to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, Manuka honey is used in various skincare products. Skin benefits includes its moisturising properties and propensity to reduce acne and breakouts.

Oral health maintenance

Manuka honey has been studied for its potential role in promoting oral health. It may help reduce plaque formation, gingivitis among other oral infections. Some toothpaste and mouthwash products use Manuka honey for its benefits on oral hygiene.

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Acne Marks/ Scars , Flu , Dandruff , Sore Throat , Helicobacter Pylori , Cough , Eczema , Bronchitis , Bloating , Dark Circles (Under Eyes)

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