The craze for manuka honey doesn’t seem to have been one of those fads that peaked and then disappeared along with many other ‘super-foods’. The benefits of Manuka honey are plentiful and it isn’t just in the things we eat, but also in the things we drink and apply to our bodies and our hair!
Manuka honey is a native of New Zealand and Australia but produced by European honey bees foraging on the manuka or tea tree.
The Benefits of Manuka Honey
It is thought that manuka honey can be used for many ailments, including healing sore throats – which many of you will know if you drink honey and lemon, digestive illnesses, curing staph infections and gingivitis. The raw unrefined honey contains amino acids, B vitamins, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phospherous, potassium, sodium and zinc.