Manuka Honey 500g Active 10+
Appearance: Dark cream to dark brown
Flavour: mineral, slightly bitter, barley sugar, herbaceousBecause of its long isolation from the rest of the world and its island biogeography, New Zealand has extraordinary flora and fauna. About 80% of the flora occurs only in New Zealand, one being the Manuka tree (Leptospermum scoparium). Manuka is a unique evergreen tree, native to New Zealand. Its intensely scented flowers bloom in summer and bees absolutely love them.
The dark cream to dark brown honey produced by the bees from the nectar of the flowers has a distinctive taste profile: slightly bitter, mineral, herbaceous.
Honey New Zealand's Manuka honey can be taken by eating or application to the skin surface. Its anti-bacterial activity has an equivalent concentration to phenol (a common antiseptic). It supports the natural healing of wounds, and can help soothe the digestive tract as well as the throat. The active ingredients and anti-oxidants in Honey New Zealand's honey can be used for added vitality, oral health, an active immunity or can assist digestive health.
Honey’s anti-bacterial activity has been recognised since 1550BC by the ancient Egyptians. Aristotle recommended it for assisting natural healing of infected wounds. Any type of honey may be called active if it has antibacterial properties. However this anti-bacterial activity can vary widely in potency.
Ingredients : 100% honey
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