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Medical Grade Manuka Honey

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Manuka honey is a honey native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees that pollinate the flower Leptospermum scoparium (L.scoparium), commonly known as the “Manuka bush” which is native to Australia and New Zealand where many endemic species of the Manuka plant are found nowhere else in the world. Manuka honey’s unique antibacterial properties are what set it apart from traditional honey – as it has been proven to have has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant benefits.

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Description

Manuka honey is a honey native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees that pollinate the flower Leptospermum scoparium (L.scoparium), commonly known as the Manuka bush which is native to Australia and New Zealand where many endemic species of the Manuka plant are found nowhere else in the world. Manuka honey’s unique antibacterial properties are what set it apart from traditional honey – as it has been proven to have has antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant benefits.

With its potent antibacterial properties, Manuka honey offers benefits such as wound healing, help clear up infections, cough relief, protection against ulcers, improved digestion and relief of gastrointestinal disorders (such as IBD), prevention of tooth decay, and improved oral/dental health.

This pure medical grade Manuka Honey are rated at a pharmaceutical grade of 16+ UMF / 572 MGO and the higher grade 23+ UMF / 1046+ MGO, both sourced from New Zealand. This honey is independently tested for UMF® and MGO levels by accredited laboratories in New Zealand.

Manuka Honey can be consumed by Adults and Children over the age of 1 year old.

What grade (UMF) should I use?

  • 0–4 — Non-therapeutic uses
  • 4–9 — Maintenance level use with general honey health benefits
  • 10–14 — Supports natural healing and bacterial balance
  • 15+ — Superior levels of phenols that are highly therapeutic and ‘medical grade’, but shouldn’t exceed taking one tablespoon at a time.

Is Manuka honey safe?

For most people, Manuka honey is safe to consume.

However, some people should consult a doctor before using it, including:

  • People with diabetes: All types of honey are high in natural sugar. Therefore, consuming Manuka honey may affect blood sugar levels.
  • Those allergic to honey or bees: Those allergic to other types of honey or bees may have an allergic reaction after ingesting or applying Manuka honey.
  • Infants: The CDC advises against giving honey to children younger than 12 months old due to the risk of botulism, a type of foodborne illness.

What is UMF?

UMF® (UNIQUE MANUKA FACTOR) is a quality trademark used to ensure Manuka Honey purity and quality. UMF® Licence holders must meet standards, which include testing, monitoring and auditing of the quality of honey. The UMF® grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey and assures purity and quality.

THE MEASURE UMF® 5+ THROUGH TO UMF® 23+ relates to the anti-bacterial activity of the honey. The higher the UMF number, the more potent the Manuka Honey.

What is MGO?

MGO (Methylglyoxal) is an important naturally occuring chemical marker and an antibacterial component which has a direct correlation to UMF® levels as shown on the official UMF® website. As with UMF — the higher the MGO number, the more potent the Manuka Honey.

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Grade / Quality

23+ UMF / 1046 MGO, 16+ UMF / 572 MGO

Size

250 gram — Jar, 500gram — Jar

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