UMF rated Active Manuka Honey is increasingly receiving positive press and media coverage throughout the world as the public and medical world continue to become more aware of the honey's wide range of therapeutic qualities.
This section includes information about the coverage the honey has received :
'The Sweet Golden Treat That Can Help Wipe Out Deadly MRSA'
Did you know that honey was a conventional tool in the medical armoury against infection up until the early 20th century and only fell out of favour with the discovery of penicillin? Now with the advent of antibiotic-resistent strains of bacteria, honey (in particular manuka honey) is once again establishing itself in the orthodox medical world.
Dr Mercola provides a comprehensive summary of the background to manuka honey's unique qualities.
Click here to read the full article on the Mercola website.
'Manuka Honey: Topical aid for skin enhancement and healing'
In this article, the 'Medicine Hunter' discusses the use of manuka honey that has been produced for topical treatment in medical applications. It considers the importance of the non-peroxide anti bacterial effect that is tested for in UMF rated honey, and also discusses the presence of arabinogalactan proteins in manuka honey. These appear to enhance immune activity at the wound site.
Click here to read the full article on the FoxNews website.
'Manuka honey inhibits the development of Streptococcus pyogenes biofilms...'
Streptococcus pyogenes is a bacteria that plays a damaging role in some of the most problematic wounds. This study focuses on the effect of manuka honey in combatting the effects of this bacteria.
Click here to read the full article on the Microbiology website.
Manuka honey 'has wound healing qualities'
Nursing Times reports that a paper published in the journal 'Microbiology' has found that manuka honey is effective against streptococcus pyogenes and that it is able to kill off bacteria in biofilms and even inhibit the growth of biofilms.
Click here to read the full article on the NursingTimes.com website.
The benefits of Manuka Honey
10 August 2009
The Telegraph reports that while manuka honey is widely considered a 'superfood', some 58% of those who purchase the honey do not know why it is better than ordinary honey. Furthermore, some 70% of them do not know what the UMF rating is.
Hopefully if you read our website you will be part of the minority who know what the UMF rating is all about and why it is important!
Click here to read the full article on the Telegraph.co.uk website.
Katherine Jenkins on the Paul O'Grady Show
Thursday 10 April 2008
Opera singer Katherine Jenkins appeared on the Paul O'Grady show and in the interview she explained how she uses Manuka Honey in a home made drink recipe to help her voice recover after performances. She also uses it to help fight off sore throats and colds.
The video is available to view on YouTube by clicking here. Alternatively, click the video window below to play the video.