10 Unconventional Uses for Manuka Honey
Are you wondering what ways you can use your PURITI Manuka honey than merely to sweeten your tea or put on your toast? There are plenty of ways you can use this honey unconventionally. Read on and find out the other applications of Manuka honey.
- Wound Dressings
Manuka honey has incredible healing capabilities helping ulcers, wounds, and burns. One of the ways you can use it to treat injuries is by putting it on dressings then wrapping it around the affected area. Of course, before you do that you have to make sure you are using pure Manuka honey.
- Eye Treatments
If you have eye conditions that are undergoing healing problems, you can use Manuka honey for that. It has an excellent potential as an eye cream helping ease conjunctivitis or pink eye as well as blepharitis. It’s all thanks to the Manuka honey’s antimicrobial properties.
- Face Masks
You can use Manuka honey to improve your skin by using it as a face mask. A face mask of Manuka honey has incredible hydrating and antioxidant properties, helping boost the elasticity of your skin and the production of collagen. Manuka honey is perfect for helping your skin to have a nice glow.
- Scar Spot Treatment
Do you have small skin blemishes you’re dying to eliminate? You can use your Manuka honey for spot treatments to treat this one. Manuka honey is known to help scars fade thanks to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Spot treat the area with honey, leave for a few minutes, then rinse.
- Hair Treatment
You don’t need to go to a salon to treat your split ends. Using Manuka honey, you can create your own hair moisturising treatment at home. All you need is a tablespoon of honey and mix it with some olive or coconut oil, leave on your hair for 20 minutes, then rinse for a deep conditioning hair treatment.
- Soothe Your Chapped Lips
You might not know but your own lip balm contains honey along with cocoa butter, beeswax, vitamin E, olive oil, etc. to keep it moisturised and soft. If you want to create your own lip balm, it is entirely possible. You can use your Manuka honey and several other products you have in your kitchen.
- Nourish Your Dry Elbows
Manuka honey has unusual moisturising properties that make it perfect for dry elbows. During winter, it’s irritating how we get that scratchy elbow that’s so persistent even after using plenty of moisturising cream. In that case, rubbing some Manuka honey on your dry elbows can help you have baby soft skin.
- Treat Acne
Acne may be caused by hormonal changes, stress, poor diet, or bacterial growth. With Manuka honey’s antimicrobial capabilities, it can help fight acne. It can help your facial skin to be free of bacteria and hasten the acne healing process. Manuka honey is also said to help decrease acne-causing inflammation.
- Treat Signs of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that can damage the lungs, which may also affect the digestive tract and several other organs. It can change the mucus, so it becomes thick and sticky, clogging airways, so it’s hard to breathe. Manuka honey is known to be capable of combating bacteria that cause infection.
- Improve Digestive Symptoms
Researchers discovered that consuming Manuka honey on a regular basis can reduce the symptoms of a digestive disorder. By consuming Manuka honey, you can prevent abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhoea, and irregular bowel movement.