There is honey thousands of years old, used for fighting many diseases in the world and it is called Manuka honey. Originally it comes from New Zealand where it is still consumed for the tonics and beverages there. This honey is produce by bees from the flower of Manuka trees ( lat. Leptospermum scorparium). The best thing about this honey is the antibacterial properties it has unlike other honey destroyed by dilution, exposure to sunlight and heat.

There was a research made in the University of Waikato, New Zealand in 1981 which found that manuka honey had the most powerful, unique and stable antibacterial properties in the world, which no other type of honey has. The flowers of Manuka gives the best honey because of the high concentration of medicinal ingredients, low water content, low acidity and the present of specific therapeutic compounds. It is used for any kind of infections, and usually when none antibiotic helps. The honey helps the burns, instantly relieving pain, helping with fast recovery and it is great with ulcer.

Placing the honey directly on to the wound it dries the water out of the wound destroying microorganisms that can infect the wound making things worse. It penetrates deeply into the wound, acting from the inside out. The Manuka honey can help with skin and hair care, besides the most important high immune system. It is also used for eczema, dermatitis, acne, fungal infections, inflammations, asthma, allergies, rashes, ulcers, anemia, digestive problems and many more.

The best honey with the highest quality is made in New Zealand. But the honey differs in different parts of New Zealand due to the making of the honey. It is not made equally. It depends on the season and the origin.

You should consume 1 tablespoon three times a day, but if the inflammation is acute you need to take one spoonful each hour. Besides using the Manuka honey for medicinal use and consumption, you can also use them in the cooking. You shouldn’t use this honey if you are allergic to bee products, as well as it shouldn’t be given to children under the age of one. There is a different label for the Manuka honey used for treating health problems, UMPh.

When no drugs help the Manuka can help

There was a study made to see how much the Manuka honey can help. In the study it was found that Manuka honey can help destroy almost all types of bacteria, even the H. pylori ( cause for most of the stomach ulcers), E colli ( the cause for infected wounds) and Streptococcus pyogenes ( the cause for sore throat).

The miracle properties and the benefits for the health were licensed by the British government in 2004 to be used for medical purposes. This was used by New Zealanders long ago. There were people who were helped with the Manuka honey with problems like herpes, fungus on the feet, cysts, infections like ulcers, sepsis and MRSA. There were even people who with the help of the Manuka honey were spared from amputation. There was a survey made on 17000 people showing benefits of chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis.

Helps against Superbugs

Even though the medicine and its researches go forward, there will never be anything that was man –made better than what the nature made. Manuka is one example of what the traditional medicine cannot make. When people become antibiotic- resistant the manuka honey can help bringing natural remedies to them. The best thing is that there are no side effects from the Manuka honey. It is great when having low immune system. Here is the certificate which shows which are the pure manuka honey active compounds:

UMF factor:

  • UMF factor/5-9 z/ and the maintenance of health and immunity
  • UMF factor / 10-14/ are suitable for the treatment of ailments
  • UMF factor/ 15+/ medicinal highest quality and high antibacterial activity and the healing

This amazing honey can be used orally, topical, skin care or cooking.

Lemonade from Manuka Honey

Mix two teaspoons ginger ( grated), one lemon juice, 0.75l water and manuka honey by taste. Perfect taste- perfect health.

Acne Mask

If having acne or any other skin problems you can use the manuka honey as a mask. Apply the manuka honey on the affected area before going to bed at night and leave it until the morning. Repeat this process until there is an improvement.

Facial Moisturizing mask

Apply the Manuka gently moistened and lubricated after you have cleaned your face. Leave it for about 20 minutes and rinse it off. You can use it for all types of skin.