The health benefits of New Zealand Manuka Honey are widely known. Manuka Honey is harvested in New Zealand from the native Manuka Tree. It’s rich in flavor and color. Known by some in the health industry as liquid gold. Full of antibacterial and healing properties it has been used by people for hundreds of years to heal wounds, fight infections and help with coughs and flu like symptoms.
5 Secret Health Benefits Of New Zealand Manuka Honey
Healing insect bites, wounds and scars
Raw Manuka Honey is renowned for it’s antibacterial health benefits. Apply to mosquito stings and insect bites for instant relief of pain and itching. Add a thin layer of Manuka honey to cuts and abrasions.
Coughs And Sore Throats
On the onset of a sore throat take 1 teaspoon of Raw Manuka Honey (preferably with a UMF 20+ or K Factor 16) this will soothe and heal the throat. No need for cough syrups which don’t actually work. This is great for kids who love the flavor of Honey but hate medicines. During flu season take a teaspoon of honey daily to prevent you getting the flu.
Acid reflux is normally a result of too much harmful bacteria in the gut. As Manuka Honey is high in antibacterial properties taking a spoonful every day and can help replace the bad bacteria with good.
Tooth Decay And Gum Problems
As Manuka Honey is very high in antibacterial properties it is the perfect thing to rub on sore and swollen gums. It’s been known to help with tooth decay and gingivitis.
Acne And Eczema
Manuka Honey is full of antibacterial fighting enzymes. Taken daily it can help reduce the flare-ups of acne and eczema. Applying directly onto the skin then rinsing with warm water and mild soap can help reduce the appearance of skin irritations.
*Please note. It is not recommended to give honey to infants under 12 months of age.
How is it best consumed?
To maintain a sense of wellbeing it is recommended to take 1 teaspoon of Raw Manuka Honey daily as part of your normal health routine. Alternatively you can take a teaspoon when you feel a sore throat coming on or to ward off a nasty tickly cough. During flu season you could also add a teaspoon to a cup of warm water with a sprinkle of cinnamon. You can also apply directly to the skin for infections, cuts and skin irritations.
We live in a world where there is a pill and a potion for everything but right under our noses bees are making sweet tasting natural medicine. New Zealand Manuka honey really is natures gold. And the best of all...it tastes great on toast.