So what makes Manuka so unique and why do we infuse our skincare with it ?

Who can use it: Anyone looking for hydrating and soothing benefits; manuka honey may also be beneficial for those with eczema and acne.

Works well with: Manuka honey works synergistically with other antibiotic ingredients, as well other wound-healing ingredients. It also works well when combined with other hydrating ingredients, such as shea butter and glycerin, to moisturize the skin.

The difference between honey and manuka honey: Most honey derives its antibacterial nature from hydrogen peroxide, but the manuka variety is unique in that it contains both hydrogen peroxide and another component called methylglyoxal: "The nectar of manuka flowers contains a large quantity of a substance called dihydroxyacetone, which is then converted into methylglyoxal.

  •  initially many people believe that the Manuka honey spurs from the Manuka bee. However, there is no such thing as Manuka bees at all.
  • Instead, it’s produced by a Manuka flower, which is found in New Zealand, which the bees use to produce the honey, is the differentiating factor between traditional honey, and Manuka honey. It’s just regular honeybees using the nectar from the Manuka flower to make their honey and the result is, as we’ve learned, pretty amazing all round health benefits.

Main Benefits:

  • Antibacterial/anti-viral/anti-fungal, as well as an anti-inflammatory and humectant.
  • Aids in wound healing due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties; draws in moisture to the skin, and can soothe irritated skin conditions such as acne, eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.
  • Promotes wound healing: Manuka honey recruits the correct type of cells, known as fibroblasts, needed to help wounds heal,  Aside from that, it also creates a moist environment and a protective barrier to speed up healing.

Has strong antibacterial properties: Because manuka honey contains both hydrogen peroxide and methylglyoxal, it's potent against a variety of bacteria. In fact, it's even been shown to have antibacterial effects on e.coli and as well as MRSA.

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