Long associated with vitality and abundance, Active Manuka Honey has remarkable antibacterial properties which are being employed to prevent and combat superbug MRSA. It also assists with healing tissue, soothing inflammation and stomach ulcers and enhancing digestive health.
Containing iron, zinc and B vitamins, active manuka honey has restorative powers that make it a desirable food for those recuperating from illness. As it is relatively acidic, Active Manuka Honey discourages the growth of “hostile” bacteria, while replenishing healthy tissue and stimulating production of white blood cells. Good levels of antioxidants also help to reduce inflammation.
Active Manuka Honey has two antibacterial properties, hydrogen peroxide and a manuka factor which may work together to provide outstanding healing. Used to quell over 60 bacteria and fungi, its antibacterial action is highly stable and has shown considerable success in clearing wounds and resolving infection.
Assisting digestion by coating and soothing the gastro-intestinal tract, active manuka honey shields the gut from damaging conditions such as acid reflux. The activity rating of 15+ indicates that its antibacterial strength is equivalent to a 15 per cent solution of phenol. Active manuka honey has proved effective against the helicobacter pylori bacteria which cause gastric ulcers.
For adults and children over a year: take one teaspoon daily. No food should be taken half an hour before or after ingesting the honey.