‘Manuka Honey’

Fake manuka honey? Here are the true markers of genuine New Zealand Manuka honey!

The true markers of genuine New Zealand Manuka honey have been recently issued by Nz’s government and they are different than the ones currently used. We need to be sure the producer complies with the new regulations. Somebody told me the other day that manuka honey was real if it had MGO (methylglyoxal). This is false. Not all manuka honey contains MGO. MGO is not a marker of manuka honey, it is a marker of therapeutic manuka honey. But before… Read More

Do not eat manuka honey in IBS!

manuka honey in irritable bowel syndrome

Do not eat manuka honey if you have irritable bowel syndrome. Or the disease. The question whether a person with irritable bowel syndrome can eat honey or not has already been discussed in the article Can I have honey in IBS? The answer is a definite NO when the person is in the acute phases of the disease and yes, under certain conditions. These imply the type of honey, which should contain an equal amount of fructose and glucose, or honey with… Read More

You know about raw manuka honey benefits, but do you know if your manuka honey is not a fake?

how to know if it is fake manuka honey

It is well-known today that raw manuka honey benefits include a wide range of healing properties. But do you know that you have 80% chances of buying a fake manuka honey? This powerful antibacterial sweet product, with the fame of killing even MRSA, is a thick, dark-brown honey made from the nectar of Leptospermum scoparium, aka manuka tree, in New Zealand and Australia (though there is a debate whether the honey is identical or not depending on the geographical environment. see… Read More

Is New Zealand manuka honey BETTER than Australian manuka honey?

new zealand manuka honey vs australian manuka honey

Somebody asked me why New Zealand manuka honey is better than Australian manuka honey. The question was raised probably because of the general recommendation which is to buy manuka honey produced and packed in New Zealand. Not in Australia. So, why the difference? After decades of research on the properties of manuka honey, New Zealanders have managed to share the incredible health benefits that manuka honey can bring to the world. And this raised their GDP A LOT! Manuka honey is six times the… Read More

What is the best manuka honey? From what brand?

the best brand manuka honey

Lots of people have asked me what is the best manuka honey? And what brand is more trustful to be selling genuine manuka honey from New Zealand. Here is a Comvita manuka honey review because statistics show this is the brand chosen by the majority of people. First of all, why manuka? Because it tastes good and has medicinal properties, helping with digestive problems, throat and nose issues, skin conditions and helps in maintaining a strong healthy body. Who is Comvita? It’s the… Read More

2017 brings bad news for manuka honey lovers!

bad news for manuka honey lovers

Manuka honey is one of the most appreciated honey in the world. The taste is unique and its therapeutically properties makes it loved worldwide. Why is this honey so appreciated and so healthy? As any other monofloral honey it brings the characteristics of the plant the nectar was harvested from, mainly its phytochemical components (such as Leptosperin), but manuka honey is so much researched and marketed more for its MGO (methylglyoxal) content – a substance with a powerful antimicrobial effect.… Read More