Manuka Honey is several thousand years old and is the healthiest honey in the world. It originated from New Zealand, and the local natives use it for preparation of various drinks. This type of honey comes exclusively from pollen of the flower of the Manuka tree.
Manuka honey is well known for its antibacterial properties and it is resistant to dissolution, heat and light.
A research group from the University of Waikato, New Zealand in 1981, performed tests and found that Manuka honey is a powerful and stable and possess unique antibacterial properties that do not exist in any other honey.
It contains a high concentration of medicinal ingredients, a low percentage of water, low acidity and has specific therapeutic compounds from flower of Manuka.
Manuka honey helps against burns, reduces pain and improves wound healing, and is also good against ulcers.
When you apply the honey on a wound, it absorbs water and dries the wound, and the germs that infect the wound are destroyed by the antimicrobial substances found in it. It is effective because it penetrates deep into the skin and strengthens immunity.
This honey can also help when it comes to dealing with acne, fungal infections, inflammations, asthma, allergies, anemia, rash, dermatitis, eczema, digestive problems etc.
Manuka honey is prepared in different ways. The active substances found in this honey are different depending on the origin and weather season.
You should consume one tablespoon of this honey, three times a day. But in case of acute inflammation, you should be taking a spoonful of honey on every hour. Manuka honey can be used for cooking too.
Manuka honey helps where standard medicament cannot.
In a study, conducted at the University of Sydney, Manuka honey destroyed almost all bacteria, including helicobacter.
Health institutions of the British government approved its use in 2004.
Many patients, thanks to this honey, have cured many diseases such as chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, sinusitis and rhinitis.
The advantage of natural remedies is that they are in perfect balance with the human body. Manuka honey from is the perfect example of this.
Honey from the manuka can be used as any other drug – for oral or external use.
Manuka honey lemonade – recipe
Take two teaspoons of grated ginger, juice of one lemon and 750 grams of water. Mix the ingredients and add as much as Manuka honey as you like. Mix everything well and consume afterwards.