PURITI UMF® 18+ Manuka Honey - Nutritional Benefits
PURITI Manuka Honey UMF® 18+
PURITI 18+ UMF Manuka Honey contains a whopping 700+ mg/kg of methylglyoxal. With such high levels of MGO, the unique properties of this Manuka honey (natural health benefits, natural healing properties) can really shine.
The Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) grade is a representation of the purity and potency of the honey. The higher the UMF the honey is, the more nutritional value and benefits you will gain from it.
Nutritional Benefits of UMF 18+ Manuka Honey
Having a high concentration of MGO means that higher grade honey will give you the usual vitamins and minerals that manuka honey has, such as Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Vitamin B6 and Riboflavin, as well as providing many other naturally beneficial properties to your health.
Studies have shown links between Manuka and potential antibacterial properties. This makes Manuka Honey a great ingredient to have to battle illness and injury.
A few ways it is thought to help:
Treatment of sore throats and cold symptoms - Honey is popularly used in the treatment of colds, particularly sore throats. Mixed with lemon, ginger and hot water it can create a delicious drink that soothes the throat and stomach. Many people will also take a teaspoon of it 3-4 times a day and claim it soothes their symptoms and helps them regain health quicker.
Wound healing - It is believed Manuka Honey contains unique anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Because of these properties, a lot of people like to use it to aid in the healing of wounds. It has been used to treat open wounds, burns, ulcers and in the healing of tattoos. Manuka honey is the go-to for advanced wound care treatment both nationally and internationally.
Oral health - The supposed antibacterial properties can be used effectively to treat oral conditions like gingivitis and tooth decay and help stop the spread of harmful bacteria.
Skincare - Manuka has been used as a moisturiser, toner and facial mask. It’s thought to be useful in the treatment of acne, dry skin and other skin conditions.
Organ health - There is evidence to suggest that genuine manuka honey’s antibacterial effects can aid in the health of your gut and promote healthy digestion.
This wonderful natural product also has a long history of use by the indigenous Maori people. They would use various parts of the manuka bush to treat different ailments. The bark was used both internally and externally as a sedative, as well as for scalds and burns. Ash from the bark was rubbed on the skin to treat skin diseases, while water vapour from boiled leaves was used to treat colds.
UMF 18+ Manuka Honey will have darker colour tones and a nuttier, more earthy flavour compared to the lower UMF grades. It will still retain that unique and special flavour that we have grown to love, whilst providing your body with a plethora of vitamins, minerals and other health benefits.
If you’re looking for a honey with a full flavour and incredible properties, you can’t go past PURITI Manuka Honey UMF 18+!