Manuka Honey?
Manuka honey is produced by bees who pollinate the flower
Leptospermum scoparium, and has antiviral, anti-inflammatory and
antioxidant benefits.
In fact, it has traditionally been used for wound healing, soothing sore throats, preventing tooth decay and improving digestive issues.
Here are 7 science-based health benefits of manuka honey.
Aid Wound Healing
Promote Oral Health
Soothe a Sore Throat
Help Prevent Gastric Ulcers
Improve Digestive Symptoms
May Treat Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis
Treat Acne
Manuka History
Australia is home to the largest diversity of Leptospermum plants in the world
(we have more than 80 species compared to New Zealand which has only L. scoparium) and a handful of Australian Leptospermum honeys have similar levels of antibacterial activity to New Zealand manuka.
2016
Exceptionally high levels of activity found in Australian Manuka honey
2009
Manuka's role in the fight against antibiotic resistant pathogens
1996
The largest number of native Leptospermum species is found in Australia
1988
The unique therapeutic benefits of Manuka discovered
1822
The European honey bee is introduced to the Australian mainland
1776
Leptospermums(aka Manuka) first described by Johann Forster in Australia