There are lots of articles out there that talk about how great Manuka honey is for wound care and how it can kill different bacteria but unless you have a science degree or a keen interest in how bacteria works its pretty difficult to understand how it actually does this. So let me break it … Continue reading What does Manuka honey do to bacteria, exactly?
This blog article is intended to give clarity to consumers that they are buying certified Manuka Honey that contains antibacterial properties. Mark Twain once penned, “There are lies, damn lies, and statistics!” Too often slick marketers confuse consumers through misdirection – and that includes manipulating the grading systems of Manuka Honey. But First, Why Manuka … Continue reading Bee Informed: The Definitive Guide to Rating Manuka Honey
We’ve heard that manuka honey has fantastic properties and is a bonafide alternative treatment for human patients in clinics throughout the world. But did you know that veterinarians are also using manuka honey? Studies have come to the conclusion that not only are the antibacterial properties of manuka honey good for us but it’s also … Continue reading Veterinary use of Manuka Honey
Diverticulitis is a disease caused by an infection in the gut and although it has been thoroughly studied medical professionals still do not completely understand its cause. It is believed however to be due to a low fiber diet. When one consumes a low fiber diet the intestines have to work harder (push harder) to … Continue reading Manuka Honey & Diverticulitis
We hear about manuka honey more and more every day but lets not forget about the other honeys that come from the pristine countryside of New Zealand. We’ve already checked into clover honey, which is a great understudy for manuka and of course covered blue borage honey but we haven’t talked about Rewarewa honey. All … Continue reading Rewarewa Honey a rebel of its own
Manuka honey and it’s antibacterial properties are no doubt one of the longest standing natural antimicrobials used in science and every year new uses are popping up. Honey is not only preservative free but it has a long self-life, is unaffected by UV, non-toxic, relatively abundant and has shown a rapid clinical affect when used … Continue reading Manuka Honey, benefits eye health
We have talked about propolis before but it has so many active properties that benefit health it is hard to fit it all into one article. Propolis is a resin that bees use to protect their hive from bacteria and more. Recent studies, specifically on New Zealand propolis, have shown that it also contains the … Continue reading Propolis… Never ending Benefits
Brown, red and green these are the colors of propolis. But what is this Propolis you ask? Propolis is a resin like substance that is collected by bees from poplar and cone bearing trees and is mixed with beeswax and salivary enzymes. The bees use propolis for protecting the hive against microorganisms, predators, and temperature … Continue reading The Many Colors of Propolis: The Tiny World of Bees