Medical Uses of Manuka Honey
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UMF honey from New Zealand

Manuka Honey is an amazing creation of nature and here we list some of the medical uses.

In addition to tasting great Active Manuka Honey maybe used to treat many internal and external medical conditions. Honey was used to treat infected wounds as long ago as 2000 years before bacteria were discovered to be the cause of infection. Research has shown that ACTIVE MANUKA HONEY has the highest levels of antimicrobial action against a broad spectrum of bacteria and fungi. There are now many published reports describing the effectiveness of MANUKA HONEY UMF in rapidly clearing infection from wounds, with no adverse effects to slow the healing process. There is also some evidence to suggest that UMF HONEY may actively promote healing.

These are some of the internal conditions that Active UMF Honey maybe used to treat:

  • Acid Reflux
  • Diarrhoea
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Oesophagus Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • H. pylori
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Stomach Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Up-set Stomach
To treat the above internal conditions use as follows:
Take one teaspoon of Active Manuka Honey on a small piece of food (bread, toast, etc), four times a day, 30 minutes before each of your main meals and before going to bed. Do not drink or eat anything else during this 30 minutes.
  • Morning Sickness - Mix half a teaspoon of ginger juice, one teaspoon of fresh lime juice, one teaspoon of mint juice and one teaspoon of UMF Honey. Take 3-4 times a day.
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These are some of the External conditions that can be treated with Active UMF Manuka Honey:

  • Amputation Stump Wound (Diabetic)
  • Bed Sore
  • Burns (First, Second, and Third Degree)
  • Chemical Burn
  • Decubitus Ulcer
  • Diabetic Wound
  • Foot/Leg Ulcer (including Diabetic)
  • Foot Sore
  • Leg Sore (including Diabetic & open leg sores)
  • Open Wound
  • Scars
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Wound Infection
To treat these external conditions use as follows:
Apply Active Manuka Honey to sterilized gauze. Next apply the gauze with the UMF Honey to the affected area. It is recommended that you change the dressing every 12 hours.
  • Acne - After washing your face apply Active Manuka Honey as a thin layer. Leave for approximately 20 minutes and then wash off with warm water.
  • Abrasions
  • Athletes Foot
  • Minor Cuts
  • Scratches
  • Insect bites and stings
To treat these conditions apply UMF Honey to the affected area 2 -3 times a day.

Active Manuka Honey is also recommended as an external treatment for pets.

UMF HONEY below UMF 10 is recommended for maintaining general health and good digestion. For indigestion, heartburn and diarrhoea we recommend UMF10 to UMF15. MANUKA HONEY UMF20 can treat gastroenteritis, stomach/peptic ulcers, duodenal ulcers, oesophagus ulcers, acid reflux heartburn, Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, H. pylori and up-set stomach. To treat external conditions any Active Manuka Honey above UMF10 is recommended.


  • 100% natural - New Zealand Manuka Honey is harvested from a clean green environment free of pollutants.
  • Low cost - UMF Manuka Honey is a low cost alternative to other medications.
  • Side affects - Using Manuka Honey has no known side effects.

Manuka Honey is suitable for vegetarians.

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