One of the healthiest foods that nature has to offer to us is honey. It is tasty and it’s full of countless medicinal properties. Honey is antibacterial. Still, according to numerous experts, the best type of honey is considered to be the Manuka honey.
This type of honey is gathered when bees use the manuka tree to feed on it. It’s very dark in color and it’s also full of various benefits which make it better than ordinary honey. It has even been used since ancient times to treat infections and wounds because it has very powerful disinfectant properties.
Numerous researches are also done in the present because researchers want to discover what this type of honey can also do.
Here are some of its best benefits and why you can use it:
- Prevents allergies
- Prevents acid reflux, low stomach acid and SIBO
- Fights Staph Infections (MRSA)
- Helps in cases of eczema and acne
- Prevents gingivitis and tooth decay
- Treats ulcers, wounds and burns
- Improves the complete immunity
- Heals your sore throat
- Helps in the IBD and IBS treatment
- Improves your sleep
- Improves the complete health
- Helps you in the beauty treatment
There are more than 60 different species of fungus, viruses and bacteria in Manuka honey. It is also full of phenolics, antioxidants, organic acids, enzymes and peptides.
It has a high level of acidity which gives it the powerful antibacterial qualities. It contains hydrogen peroxide which is occurring naturally. This type of honey can fight Helicobacter pylori. This is a stomach bacteria which is connected to stomach cancer. It also fights staph infections and Staphylococcus aureus.
Antimicrobial resistance is something every scientist is very concerned about. Modern medicine is constantly trying to discover new antibiotic drugs which will create “superbugs” as they will try to destroy the previous microbial strains that are resistant to drugs. In the end, the superbugs will only be resistant to every antibiotic. The only thing that could help will be antibiotics from the nature.
It is believed that Manuka honey can help with this. It is abundant in antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial properties. According to various studies, these are strains that won’t become resistant to Manuka honey even after a lot of time has passed.
Manuka honey can also be used as an oral antibiotic and a natural topical. Put it on any infected area, scratch, wound, scrape etc. In case of a bowel or stomach infection, you can take it orally. The positive effects will appear very soon and you’ll be amazed by what this type of honey can do!