Wilsons Promontory Manuka Honey
Manuka honey is produced when bees gather the nectar from the flowers of the Manuka bush, also known as
Tea Tree bush Leptospermum scoparium The Manuka is native to New Zealand and Southeast Australia, including Tasmania.
Manuka (from Maori ‘manuka’) ‘Tea tree’ is a common name in Australia and to a lesser extent also in New Zealand. This name arose because Captain Cook used the leaves to make a ‘tea’ drink.
Manuka honey is distinctively flavored, darker and richer in taste than clover honey the finest quality Manuka honey with the most potent antimicrobial properties is produced from hives placed in wild, uncultivated areas with abundant growth of Manuka bushes.
No honey is safe for consumption by infants under 12 months of age METHYLGLYOXAL (MGO)
Manuka honey has been shown to contain Methylglyoxal The level of the Methylglyoxal in the honey content is a major factor in how effective the Manuka honey is
MEASURING METHYLGLYOXAL, There are several different testing methods used to determine the bio activity or effectiveness of Manuka honey. MGO UMF®
These references use different types of tests to determine the effectiveness of the bio-activity of their Manuka honeys
BENEFITS- MANUKA HONEY:
Beneficial for DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS including GASTRIC ULCERS,SKIN CONDITIONS by topical application. Nature’s ANTIOXIDANT. May relieve INFLUENZA AND COLD SYMPTOMS active against a broad spectrum of BACTERIA & FUNGI., Assists the body’s own IMMUNE SYSTEM, NATURAL ENERGY BOOST