Manuka honey is manufactured from the nectar of the manuka tree, which can be found in Australia and New Zealand.
Manuka honey is the mother of all honey and is a highly sought after brand of honey for many reasons.
Manuka honey has a vicious, difficulty to manipulate texture. In ancient times, Manuka honey was used to treat multiple conditions due to its antibacterial qualities.
Manuka honey was covered in great detail in Manuka Honey for the Skin.
13 Manuka Honey Uses for Hair, Health & Beauty
Manuka honey can be used for the following purposes:
1. As a Sweetener
Manuka honey has a low glycemic index (GI 54-59) than other honey making it a suitable sweetener.
2. Treats Skin Issues
Manuka honey can be used to treat skin issues like acne and eczema. You can create a moisturising mask and cleanser.
3. Inhibits Growth of Damaging Cells
There have been studies that suggest that Manuka honey can inhibit the growth of cancerous cells.
4. Treats Stomach Issues
Eating manuka honey can help to treat stomach issues like acid reflux and intestinal imbalances due to its antibacterial properties.
5. Evens Out Skin Tone
Manuka honey can be used to even out scarring and discolouration from acne, and even out the skin tone.
6. Excellent Nutritional Supplement
Manuka honey has 4 times the nutritional component of regular honey making it an exceptional nutritional supplement.
7. Helps With Bowel Issues
Manuka honey can be effective in IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and (IBD) Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
8. Boosts Immune System
A teaspoon of Manuka honey every day can keep the common cold away due to its immune system boosting properties.
9. Eases Sore Throat and Congestion
A teaspoon of Manuka Honey diluted a cup of hot water with a slice of lemon juice can improve a clogged chest, cough, or sore throat.
10. Improves Dental Health
Manuka honey can improve dental health and prevent gingivitis.
11. Wound Healing Properties
Manuka honey can be used on sunburns and nasty cuts to make them heal faster.
12. Aids Better Digestion
13. Excellent for Dry Hair
It can be used on the hair and scalp as a mask for a light protein treatment. It can also help prevent frizz and split ends. Read Manuka Honey for Hair.
The video below also delves into the many benefits of Manuka honey for health.
Where to Buy Manuka Honey in Dubai?
Genuine Manuka honey isn’t cheap and should have a UMF rating of 10 – 16+. You can find genuine Manuka honey at the following places:
You can also order it from iHerb.com with 10% off your first order of $40 or more with all VAT charges included.