Many people do not really know what Manuka Honey actually is and in this article we will tell you what it is and also what the benefits of Manuka honey are. But while we tell you about the various benefits of Manuka Honey do remember to be careful and do your own exploration and diligence before you use it.
Apart from being delicious addition to your food, Manuka Honey works well for GERD, Acne, Ulcers, Skin care, caring for wounds and also Acid Reflux. Research indicates that Manuka honey has properties that make it antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant. This means there are experiments that are ongoing about how good Manuka Honey is for care that is on the lines of prevention.
Let us look at the Manuka Plant and flower first: It is a small tree that originates from Southeast Australia and New Zealand. The blossoms on this plant are in varying shades of pink and white. This bushy tree rarely grows more than 12-15 feet in height.
What is the Manuka Honey then? It is the honey that one gets from the bees that gather nectar from the Manuka flower. To be able to collect Manuka honey, beekeepers tend to put beehives in and around these groves. The honey that is produced from bees here is known as Manuka honey and is known to have many health benefits according to studies.