Have you ever heard of Manuka honey? Originally from New Zealand, this honey that has been imported into Indonesia can cost tens of times that of ordinary honey. However, Manuka honey is also known as magic honey. The content of Manuka honey which can be 4 times more than honey is usually this can help you cure several types of diseases. Come on, find out more about the usefulness of this Manuka honey.
1. Gastric acid problems
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), stomach acid, and acid reflux are related to one another. Because Manuka honey is known to have antibiotics, this honey is useful as a medicine for bacterial diseases. In a recent study, one of the bacteria in stomach acid, Clostridium, turned out to be counteracted 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 zits and eczema. Until now, there is no scientific reason why Manuka honey can eliminate acne or eczema. However, you can try doing this by applying this honey to the area of 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 a disease caused by bioterrorism, is caused by excessive use of antibiotics and the ineffectiveness of the drugs given, which makes Staph bacteria unable to fight. Spreading rapidly, most people affected by MRSA become acutely infected to require surgery, fitting fake joints, or need support tubes to survive.
However, recently researchers from Cardiff Metropolitan University in England found a discovery that gives hope for people with MRSA. The researchers found that Manuka honey can reduce the activity of genes found in MRSA bacteria.
4. Burns, ulcers and ulcers
According to a study published in Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products, Manuka honey can help restore serious injuries, reduce pain from burns, and reduce inflammation in the skin of patients. Furthermore, the antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory content in Manuka honey can prevent infections of people who have ulcers or ulcers.
5. 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 wrinkling or gargling 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 restoring teeth.
6. Inflammation of the throat and immunity
In 2007, data published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggested that a component found in Manuka honey can increase immune cells.
In addition, in 2011 the study found that Manuka honey stopped the growth of bacteria that cause sore throat. No wonder why many people who consume Manuka honey when they are 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 health improvement
Taking 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 color of the skin. Add Manuka honey in your homemade face soap to exfoliate dead skin cells and fight the effects of free radicals on the skin. Add Manuka honey in your shampoo or hair mask to make your hair more shiny. Or you can also add Manuka honey in your detox drink.
8. Improve sleep quality
Manuka Honey helps you get quality sleep. Manuka honey helps you to remove glycogen slowly which is needed for bodily functions when sleeping. Adding this honey to milk before bed helps your body release melatonin which can help your brain to make you sleep well. Many health problems are caused by lack of sleep, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, and arthritis. Because Manuka honey can help you improve the quality of your sleep, it means indirectly Manuka honey also helps reduce the risk of these diseases.
Even though the price of honey is more expensive than ordinary honey, seeing the benefits produced is also worth it, so it is reasonable why this honey is expensive. However, don't be fooled by the fake Manuka honey that is on the market. The original Manuka honey has a UMF label on the packaging. Good luck!
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