WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MANUKA HONEY?
Manuka honey is produced by Puhoi's bees that pollinate the Manuka bush (or tea tree - officially known as Leptospermum scoparium). The origin of the word Manuka comes from the New Zealand native population, the Maori. In translation, it means a small tree with aromatic leaves.
It is one of the most unique and beneficial forms of honey in the world. Historically honey has been used for medicinal purposes dating back thousands of years. Manuka honey is one of nature’s richest antimicrobial sources that is knows on a planet.
What makes Manuka honey different is its amazing nutritional profile.
Regular raw honey is already known for its tremendous nutritional and immune boosting abilities that is a rich source of Amino acids, B vitamins (B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid), Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc.
In Manuka honey, the nutritional content is up to 4 times that of normal flower honeys.
WHAT DOES MGO MEAN?
MGO - Methylglyoxal (MGO) is one of the natural active ingredient of manuka honey. It is used to measure the anti-bacterial strength of Manuka honey. All honey contains hydrogen peroxide, which provides anti-bacterial action. Manuka honey contains additional anti-bacterial properties, like MGO, which continue to work even after the hydrogen peroxide has disappeared