The science of manuka honey
Ever since scientists discovered that manuka honey, found only in New Zealand, has far greater healing qualities than any other type of honey, it has become famous as a superfood, healing agent and skincare ingredient.
Produced by worker bees which gather nectar from the small pink and white flowers of the manuka plant, this 'liquid gold' contains a naturally occurring enzyme that produces hydrogen peroxide. This is a known antiseptic with superior antibacterial* and antimicrobial properties. For this reason, manuka honey is used extensively in hospitals, especially in wound care. It can also help stimulate the immune system, provide nutrients for cell metabolism, reduce inflammation, and aid rapid tissue repair.
This unique healer also has extraordinary benefits when used in organic and natural skincare. We harness manuka honey in our anti-aging natural skincare because it works as a humectant, drawing vital moisture into the skin and hydrating, moisturising, nourishing, rejuvenating and restoring its natural glow.
Manuka honey also helps to balance your skin’s pH levels, and powerfully clear blemishes. And since it’s safe to eat - and is in fact revered as one of the world's greatest energy superfoods - you can be assured manuka honey is safe to put on your skin.
We choose to use premium manuka honey produced sustainably from New Zealand's wildest areas.
* Watson & Son, “Healing Honey,” http://www.watsonandson.co.nz/healing-honey
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