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Manuka honey – THE BEST to treat wounds, burns, skin infections.

manuka honey treats infections on skin

The antibacterial effect of manuka on wounds has been long recognized. In 2004 Britain’s National Health Service has licensed the use of manuka-honey wound dressings and sterilized medical grade manuka-honey creams. There are lots and lots of scientific studies, lab tests, clinical trials. There is no doubt that manuka honey is one of the best natural treatment (better than synthetic drugs) for skin infections. Egyptians and Greeks used honey for wound care, and a broad spectrum of wounds are treated… Read More

Kanuka Honey treats acne and rosacea! What is kanuka honey?

Coming from Kunzea ericoides, also known as white tea-tree or scrub, is a tree that grows only in Australia and New Zealand. Until 1983, Kanuka was considered to belong to genus Leptospermum, like manuka tree. But now we only consider it like its cousin. The differences are really hard to notice, even some beekeepers fail to recognize them. Their flowers have a similar morphology and pollen differentiation between the two species is very difficult. Apparently the easiest way to tell the difference is to feel the… Read More

Maharishi Honey seems to be better than Manuka Honey! And is not the only one.

manuka honey is not the best

Another super-honey? Yes, there are labs telling that maharishi honey is better than manuka honey. Of course, considering its antimicrobial activity. And even better is manuka’s cousin, kanuka honey. Never heard of it, right? Well, there are no studies, no marketing, it’s still undisclosed to the public. Maharishi Honey. According to tests conducted by the Food Research Laboratory, Tokyo Food Sanitation Association from Tokyo, Maharishi Honey has an even higher antibacterial activity than Manuka Honey UMF 10 A, UMF 20 A, and… Read More

Is manuka honey a natural treatment for MRSA? Is it the best?

manuka honey for mrsa

Is manuka honey better the other honeys? In some fields, yes. Is manuka the best natural treatment for MRSA? Yes. But this doesn’t mean it is the best honey in everything. This would be a very simplistic way of considering things. Manuka is a very good honey, yet not a panacea, it cannot be considered good for all the diseases in the world. So, no, it is not better than the other honeys, but different. Generally, honey is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, wound and sunburn… Read More

Gelam honey makes the cancer cells commit suicide!

lelaleuca honey aka cajeput honey or gelam honey benefits for health

What are Gelam Honey’s (aka Melaleuca or Cajeput honey) benefits for our health? How is this that cancer cells commit suicide? What’s in honey that is so bad to them? Lately, there have been lots of studies on its benefits, but probably the most important activity of honey that was researched was its antiproliferative and apoptosis induction. Meaning if it heals cancer or not, because this is our most acute concern these days! Induces apoptosis in cancer cells. First, what… Read More

What is melaleuca honey? Or gelam honey? Why so many different names?

melaleuca honey aha cajeput honey aka gelam honey

What is melaleuca honey? And who heard of this, anyway? And why so many studies about a honey that cannot be found on the market? Could it be from the actual Tea tree? The truth is that all countries have specific trees and that some names are borrowed as they are, others are translated, others are scientific, and others are kept from tradition. This is what happens to this tree and to so many others on this planet. But it’s important… Read More