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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 relying on pollen counts and other grading systems as a supposedly authoritative form of testing.For consumers seeking high-quality Manuka honey products from New Zealand that can enhance their cuisine and potentially improve their health, a high pollen count would, on the surface, seem to make perfect sense. Honey. Bees. Pollen. What could possibly be wrong with that equation?As it turns out - a great deal. Why We Shouldn’t Count on Pollen Counts According to John Rawcliffe, General Manager of New Zealand’s respected Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) Honey Association, developing a fool-proof definition of Manuka honey has proven easier...

Top 5 Health Benefits Uses of New Zealand Manuka Honey

Top 5 Health Benefits & Uses of New Zealand Manuka Honey

The health benefits of New Zealand Manuka Honey are widely known. Manuka Honey is harvested in New Zealand from the native Manuka Tree. It’s rich in flavor and color. Known by some in the health industry as liquid gold. Full of antibacterial and healing properties it has been used by people for hundreds of years to heal wounds, fight infections and help with coughs and flu-like symptoms. Manuka Honey Nutrition Facts What makes Manuka honey different is its amazing nutritional profile. Regular raw honey is already known for it's tremendous nutritional and immune-boosting abilities. Generally speaking, the typical raw unfiltered honey is a rich source of: (2)Amino acids B vitamins (B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid) Calcium Copper Iron Magnesium Manganese Phosphorus Potassium Sodium ZincYet with Manuka...

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17 Life Changing Reasons You Need A Jar Of Manuka Honey

by Sierra BrightManuka honey, like other raw honey, is truly a gift from the bees. With a rich history and impressive profile, this honey has reason to be celebrated.Along with hydrogen peroxide, manuka honey contains methylglyoxal (MGO) and dihydroxyacetone, two chemical substances with high antimicrobial action, and probably other bioactive compounds that give it additional potency. These chemicals are more stable than hydrogen peroxide which easily gets neutralized by heat, moisture, enzymatic action. Manuka honey is actually graded according to its non-peroxide antibacterial potency, referred to as Unique Manuka Factor (UMF).Although the medical fraternity has been slow to recognize the healing capacity of manuka honey, it has slowly gained acceptance in the treatment of wounds and burns. Eventually, in 2007, FDA approved its use in...

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Healing Herbs: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING FORAGING, AND USING MEDICINAL PLANTS

Healing Herbs: A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO IDENTIFYING FORAGING, AND USING MEDICINAL PLANTS...