8 Benefits of Manuka Honey

Have you ever heard of Manuka honey? Coming from New Zealand, the honey that has been imported into Indonesia can cost tens of times more than ordinary honey. However, Manuka honey is also known as a powerful honey. The content of Manuka honey which can be 4 times more than honey usually can help you cure several diseases. Come on, find out more about the use of Manuka honey.

8 Manfaat Madu Manuka

1. Gastric acid problems

Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), gastric acid, and acid reflux relate to one another. Because Manuka honey is known to have antibiotics, honey is useful as a medicine for bacterial diseases. In a recent study, one of the dangerous bacteria in gastric acid, Clostridium , turned out to be able to fight with Manuka honey. So, consuming Manuka honey can be very useful for reducing stomach acid and balancing your digestive system.

2. Acne and eczema

From the testimonies of various patients, Manuka honey can also be useful for removing acne and eczema. Until now, there is no scientific reason why Manuka honey can eliminate acne or eczema. However, you can try to do this by applying this honey to the zits or eczema for a few minutes, then rinse with soap and water. Do this every day to get maximum results.

3. Methicillin-Resistent Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

Have you ever heard of this disease? This disease, often referred to as bioterrorism, is caused by excessive antibiotic use and the ineffectiveness of the drug given, which makes Staph bacteria unable to fight. Spreading quickly, most people affected by MRSA become acutely infected until they need surgery, insert a false joint, or need a support tube to survive.

However, recently researchers from Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom found a discovery that gave hope to MRSA sufferers. The researchers found that Manuka honey can reduce the activity of genes contained in MRSA bacteria.

4. Burns, ulcers, and boils

According to research published in the Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products , Manuka honey can help with severe wound recovery, reduce pain from burns, and reduce inflammation in the sufferer's skin. Furthermore, the antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties of Manuka honey can prevent infection by people who have ulcers or ulcers.

5. Holey teeth and gingivitis

Some studies also say that Manuka honey can help cure gingivitis and periodontal. According to researchers from the School of Dentistry, the University of Otago in New Zealand found that chewing or rinsing Manuka honey not only reduced 35% of dental plaque, but also reduced 35% of bleeding areas for people affected by gingivitis. The content of calcium, zinc and phosphorus in Manuka honey also plays an important role in the recovery of teeth.

6. Sore throat and immunity

In 2007, data published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggested that a component found in Manuka honey could increase immune cells.

In addition, in 2011 research found that Manuka honey stopped the growth of bacteria that cause sore throat. No wonder why many people who consume Manuka honey when they get sick immediately feel healthier a few hours later. Even recent research from the National Cancer Institute also found that Manuka honey can help restore sore throat due to chemotherapy drugs.

7. Beauty care and improve health

Eating Manuka honey regularly can have a good effect on increasing your energy and the quality of your health. Nutrition in Manuka honey can increase vitality, energy, and also the texture and skin color. Add Manuka honey to your homemade face wash soap to peel off dead skin cells and fight the effects of free radicals on the skin. Add Manuka honey to your shampoo or hair mask to make your hair shinier. Or you can add Manuka honey to your detox drink.

8. Improve sleep quality

Manuka Honey helps you get quality sleep. Manuka honey helps you slowly release glycogen needed for body function while sleeping. Adding this honey to milk before bed helps your body release melatonin which can help your brain to make you sleep soundly. Many health problems are caused by sleep deprivation, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and arthritis. Because Manuka honey can help you improve your sleep quality, it means indirectly Manuka honey also helps reduce the risk of these diseases.

Even though the price of honey is more expensive than honey, but seeing the efficacy of the honey is also worth it, so it is quite reasonable why honey is expensive. However, you should not be fooled by the many fake Manuka honey on the market. The original Manuka Honey has a UMF label on the packaging. Good luck!