Genuine Manuka Honey As A Winter Health Support

Genuine Manuka honey provides a multitude of benefits during the winter season. It is some of the most researched therapeutic honey in the world. Most of the advantages for the honey being used topically are already well known. We are just beginning to grasp the benefits of eating some of the best Manuka honey in NZ. 

Historically, honey has been used by the Greeks, Romans, Aztecs and Egyptians for a variety of cosmetic and health purposes. NZ Manuka honey, however, provides more numerous wellbeing benefits than any other variety of honey.

Vitamins and minerals

Pure Manuka honey has four times the mineral content of any other honey. Enriched with calcium, iron, magnesium and many other beneficial minerals for a healthy balanced diet. It is also rich in B vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants.

B vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin and niacin provide a multitude of helpful nutrients. Promoting cell health, the growth of red blood cells, strong energy levels, cardiovascular health and more. Essential amino acids help build muscle, transport nutrients and prevent illness. Especially necessary during the cold winter months.

Immune benefits 

Apart from the vitamins and minerals, high-quality Manuka honey has the potential to promote immune support. The honey contains a specific compound that stimulates the production of cytokines. These are the messengers responsible for immune health. 

Oral health benefits 

Research has shown that some of the best quality Manuka honey can inhibit bad oral bacteria. This bacteria causes plaque formation, gum disease and tooth decay. Of course, it is not a substitute for the regular brushing and flossing of teeth. 

It contains anti-inflammatory, anti-viral properties which can help soothe a sore throat and calm an itchy cough. Just put a spoonful honey in hot water or even add a squeeze of lemon.

Digestive benefits 

Manuka honey behaves very differently from refined sugar. It has a more balanced energy release in the form of glucose for quick energy recovery and Fructose for slower release. It can also support a healthy digestive system by discouraging unhealthy gut bacteria. As a prebiotic, it provides food for the healthy bacteria we have living in our gut. 

It also contains special enzymes which enter the gut and help break down and digest food efficiently. 

Although Manuka honey benefits are well known and traditionally and anecdotally supported, there is still a lot we need to learn. While this special type of honey may help with some of these ailments, it is not a cure-all. At PURITI, we like to maintain transparency and quality assurance for all of our products. So consumers can know exactly what they are purchasing. 

The PURITI difference

Not all honey is created equal and not all Manuka honey brands are created equal. The higher the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) Manuka honey rating, the more effective the honey is. This refers to three markers the level of methylglyoxal contained in that batch of honey. It is what gives honey its antimicrobial properties. 

Our PURITI Manuka honey is UMF certified and is held under a high level of stringent requirements. We go above and beyond legal requirements for our Manuka honey UMF rating. We even test all our products for Glyphosate, a herbicide with growing evidence of damaging effects. These are just some of the reasons why PURITI is one of the best Manuka honey brands in New Zealand.

With PURITI honey, you can purchase the best pure Manuka honey in New Zealand. Buy our Manuka honey online or in selected stores for all your cosmetic and wellness needs.

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