Benefits of Manuka Honey
According to doctors, Manuka honey’s high sugar content creates a waterless environment in which the bacteria that are infecting a wound are unable to survive.
Also, thanks to the presence of an enzyme called glucose oxidase, it is acidic, which adds to Manuka honey’s unique antibacterial properties.
Unlike other topical antiseptics, honey causes no tissue damage. In fact clinical observations recorded a rapid clearing of infection, a reduction in inflammation, swelling and pain.
Historically speaking honey has always been known to promote a natural healing for us humans and clinical trials are now providing actual evidence of the benefits of honey and in particular the benefits of manuka honey.
Research studies from New Zealander Peter C Molan about the benefits of Manuka honey for healing purposes has opened a new opportunity for people looking for natural products to treat diseases.
There is no doubt that in many cases of infection caused by a wound……. when Manuka Honey is applied the inflammation of the wound is significantly reduced.
Now these healing effects are not the only benefits of Manuka honey that help us, animals are also helped by applying honey to their wounds as well. So if you have pets, they will also benefits from Manuka Honey.
Benefits Of Manuka Honey Video
Manuka Honey contains MethylGlyoxal which has very powerful germ killing abilities. Why it naturally occurs in some but not all Manuka honey at extraordinarily high levels (up to 200 times stronger than all other honeys around the world) is not yet fully understood.
Manuka honey is so good at healing infection that in many hospitals around the world now, Active Manuka Honey is used when nothing else works for treatment of antibiotic resistant MRSA super bugs, Bed Sores and other external ulcerative conditions, Helicobactor Pylori (stomach ulcer causing bacteria), E Coli, Staphylococcus Aureus ( the most common cause of wound infection) and Streptococcus Pyogenes ( stubborn , often anti biotic resistant bacteria which inflame and cause sore throats).
Manuka Honey Benefits For Your Skin
It is very healing externally on the skin for conditions such as burns, wounds, dermatitis, eczema and abscesses .
Studies show that honey assists in the rehydration of your body which makes it a natural selection when it comes to making moisturisers and other Manuka Honey face creams.
Its strong anti bacterial properties also makes manuka honey a perfect acne cream.
The old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” should really be changed to “a teaspoon of honey a day will keep the doctor away”