Blue Hills Tasmanian Manuka Honey 250+ Methylglyoxal 250g

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Blue Hills Tasmanian Manuka Honey 250+ Methylglyoxal 250g

Ingredients: 100% Cold Extracted Tasmanian Manuka Honey, No artificial additives, colours, fragrances or preservatives.

Blue Hills Manuka honey is gathered by bees from the Teatree plant (Leptospermum scoparium) in the heathlands area of the protected Tarkine Wilderness. Located in Northwest Tasmania, the Tarkine is home to the worldʼs cleanest air and water.

Manuka honey has well proven anti-bacterial properties which assist in wound healing as well as providing wonderful nutritional components for immune modulation.

Teatree (Leptospermum scoparium) is a shrub which occurs along the south east coast of Australia, in Tasmania and in New Zealand, where it is called Manuka. The naturally-occurring compound methylglyoxal was identified in mid-2006 as the dominant anti-bacterial constituent of Manuka Honey. Before this discovery, the anti-bacterial properties of Manuka Honey were compared with varying concentrations of phenol, a laboratory standard disinfectant. Studies at the Technical University of Dresden in Germany and at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, have now proven that the Manuka's antibacterial properties are directly related to methylglyoxal content. Methylglyoxal has been reported in foods such as milk products as well as beer, wine and coffee, with concentrations ranging from 3 to 50mg/kg. Levels in Manuka Honey range from 0 to more than 700mg/kg and levels above 100mg/kg are required for antibacterial efficacy- Charles Dragar PhD.

  • Beneficial for digestive problems including gastric ulcers.
  • Has shown effective results in relieving skin conditions by topical application.
  • Nature’s antioxidant.
  • May relieve influenza and cold symptoms.
  • Research from Waikato University says Manuka honey is active against a broad spectrum of bacteria & fungi.
  • Assists the body’s own immune system.
  • Suitable as a complimentary therapy in conjunction with prescribed medication.