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Sleep disorders cures

sleep disorders treatment

It’s not easy to find sleep disorders cures these days. There can be so many causes, so many factors, that each cure has to be personalized on the individual. Yet, the medical world has started to admit, that the brain – as the leader of the other organs, is the most important when coming to sleep disorders. Happiness of the brain means a good functionality and a good coordination of the organs. The brain is a very complex organ, and it… Read More

What is the best cream for wrinkles?

the best cream for your complexion

Every woman on this Earth has wondered about what is the best cream for wrinkles. Has she managed to find it? Some accepted botox in their lives. But others, discovered another solution: bee venom products. Though you all probably know that bee venom is successfully used in a wide range of conditions like osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, parkinson, myopathy, polyneuritis, dementia, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, aeehytmia, asthma, cancer and so many other, bee venom is also successfully used in cosmetics. Bee venom has been… Read More

Mint Honey (Mentha Honey)

mint aka mentha flowers

Mint honey (or mentha honey) is produced from the mint flower. Mentha, a word coming from the Greek míntha, is probably one of the best known herbs on the planet. There are up to 18 species and lots of hybrids. Mentha likes wet environments and moist soils, and it may grow everywhere, almost invasively. Mint was born from the water nymph Minthe. While there are evidence that mint was used in Egypt, 1550 BC, there are other legends that catch our attention. It is said that… Read More

I want to buy manuka honey. What is UMF 16+, MGO 400+, Active?

what is manuka honey MGO400+

How should I buy manuka honey? What is UMF or MGO? Or NPA? Are you confused? 🙂 There are 3 ways of grading manuka honey, all of them trying to reflect the quality of honey, by measuring its antibacterial properties: UMF, MGO and A (Active). There are two types of antibacterial activity in honey. 1. Hydrogen peroxide activity. It is found in all honeys, including manuka honey. This activity is triggered by an enzyme found in honey, glocose oxidase.  It was initially added by the… Read More

Is Manuka Honey safe to eat?

is manuka honey safe to eat

We ask this question because manuka honey contains MGO. So, is manuka honey safe? What is MGO anyway? MGO comes from Methylglyoxal and is a substance belonging to dicarbonyl group (a group of toxic substances). Manuka honey contains very high levels of this substance (over 1,000 ppm), hence the concern regarding its safety. How toxic is it? MGO is the main precursor to Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs)(wikipedia link). These are harmful compounds that can affect nearly every type of cell and molecule in the… Read More

How to kill antibiotic resistant bacteria!

honey against bacteria

The latest news bring back some old knowledge: Honey is antimicrobial. And yes, it can also kill antibiotic resistant bacteria, germs, microbes, superbugs, or whatever the name you choose for them. Microbes are like people: good and bad. We all know about the good probiotics – the friendly bacteria in our guts. But we should also know that bacteria are everywhere in our body, not only the gut. We could not hear, smell or everything else without them. We cannot… Read More