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Medicinal Manuka Honey

by Wendy Myers

Studies have found that Manuka honey contains very powerful antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties. Manuka honey can even kill antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria, a growing problem worldwide. It can heal a huge variety of health conditions. Make it part of your medicine cabinet.

What is Manuka Honey?

Manuka honey comes from the nectar of the manuka bush (or tea tree – tea tree oil is made from a different plant). This bush is indigenous to New Zealand and thrives in the wild, uncultivated lands of New Zealand’s pollution free environment. It also grows in Australia where similar honeys are made. However, true Manuka honey is only from New Zealand.

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  7. Chrissy Bainbridge
    Jun 1 2013

    Hi, I discovered Manuka honey about 8 weeks ago, I had a chronic cough and sinus problems. I am a singer so this was a huge problem for me. After a couple of weeks of taking the honey everything cleared up and touch wood I am still free. However I am a type 2 diabetic and I am reading conflicting reviews on its affect on diabetics. I have read that its a major precursor of advanced glycation endproducts (AGE). To be honest I really don’t understand what that means, maybe you can enlighten me because I really don’t want to stop using it.

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    • Jun 1 2013

      Advanced glycation end products are something that is made when you eat too much sugar. They age you and cause a lot of cellular damage. Since manuka honey does contain sugar it will form these. Any treatment has its cost. The question is does the benefit outweigh the cost? In the case of manuka honey the answer is YES!

      However, since you’re diabetic I would limit my intake of manuka honey to only when you absolutely need it. If your diabetes is really bad I’d avoid it completely. Topical application is absolutely safe for you. A better option for you is certainly colloidal silver. It is fantastic for clearing up infections and totally safe. It will not upset your blood sugar like manuka honey.

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    • Jun 1 2013

      The brand of colloidal silver I recommend is Live Silver. It is 20 PPM, and the particles size is 0.0013 Microns.

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      • Chrissy Bainbridge
        Jun 2 2013

        Hi, thank you so much. I live in the UK but i’m sure I will be able to find it. I will continue with the Manuka only when I feel I need it most. It doesn’t spike my sugars so I feel it can’t be too bad for me to use now and then
        Chrissy

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        • Jun 2 2013

          GReat! If it doesn’t spike your blood sugar then it must work for you. That’s great because it sure is good medicine!

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