Propolis for Children, help them breath

Upper respiratory-tract infections (URTI) occur most commonly in childhood. On average, a healthy three-year old child suffers from 6-10 colds per year. These types of colds are generally mild but the symptoms can cause a fever and make your child irritable, lethargic and uncomfortable. According to the world health organization, respiratory infections account for 20% … More Propolis for Children, help them breath

What is Methylglyoxol?

MG (Methylglyoxol) is found in a range of food products including wine, beer, roasted coffee, bread, dairy products, soy sauce and lipids (fats). But the reason we are talking about it is because it also constitutes the major part of the total antibacterial activity found in New Zealand Manuka honey. MG is thought to increases … More What is Methylglyoxol?

Used for both architecture and immune support, propolis, a bee’s sucess

We’ve discussed the many ways that propolis is good for us and our families but we haven’t looked at why bees collect propolis in the first place. Propolis a plant based resin is used to give a hive structure and to protect it against predators, microbes and pathogens. Bees collect propolis and distribute it throughout … More Used for both architecture and immune support, propolis, a bee’s sucess

Why We Shouldn’t Rely on Pollen Counts for Manuka Honey

Don’t Be Misled By Marketing Hype: Noted Industry Experts Say “Pollen Counting” Not A Reliable Way To Determine Authenticity Or Effectiveness Of New Zealand Manuka Honey. Showcasing yet again the reality-altering power of “creative marketing,” several brands in the rapidly-growing Manuka honey category are trying to validate the purity and effectiveness of their products by … More Why We Shouldn’t Rely on Pollen Counts for Manuka Honey

Manuka Honey Soap, Truth about Lye

Most popular commercial body care products contain dangerous chemicals that are harmful to our bodies. This has lead many people to opt for beauty and body care products made with clean, natural ingredients. Lye in Soap  Getting informed about what ingredients are in the products we use is important. For instance, when looking at the ingredients in our PRI Manuka … More Manuka Honey Soap, Truth about Lye