New Zealand Mānuka Honey
Sourced from the nectar of New Zealand’s indigenous Mānuka tree (Leptospermum scoparium), Mānuka Honey is renowned for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, making it a potent natural ingredient for promoting healthy skin.
We ensure the quality and authenticity of our Mānuka Honey by sourcing it from trusted suppliers in remote and pristine areas across the North Island of Aotearoa (New Zealand). As a 100% Māori owned and operated beekeeping company, they deeply respect Tikanga Māori, which involves traditional customs to ensure the care and respect of their hives and bees.
Our Mānuka Honey is of medicinal grade, with a UMF grade of 23.3 and an MGO content of 1066 mg/kg. The medicinal and therapeutic benefits of Mānuka Honey are closely tied to its UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) or MGO (Methylglyoxal) content. For the skin, a UMF 10+ and MGO 263+ mg/kg or higher is considered medicinal and therapeutic.
Mānuka Honey has been an integral part of Māori traditional healing, known as Rongoā Māori, for centuries. Every part of the Mānuka tree was used to treat various ailments. Honey was used to heal wounds, infections, and digestive issues, while infusions made from the leaves were utilised for their medicinal properties. The bark was transformed into poultices to alleviate swollen joints and bruises, and even the leaves were chewed to relieve toothache and gum infections. Additionally, the essential oil extracted from Mānuka leaves was used to combat fungal infections.
To ensure the highest quality and authenticity, we source our Mānuka Honey it from trusted suppliers in remote and pristine areas across the North Island of Aotearoa (New Zealand). As a 100% Māori owned and operated beekeeping company, they hold a deep respect for Tikanga Māori – traditional customs of ensuring care and respect of their hives and maintaining healthy, happy bees.
When it comes to bioactive compounds in honey, Mānuka honey stands in a league of its own. In comparison to other honeys sourced from different regions across the globe, Mānuka honey boasts the highest levels of phenolic bioactives. This concentration of natural bioactives has been the subject of research, leading experts to believer that there is a strong correlation between the abundant presence of these compounds in Mānuka honey and its remarkable antibacterial activity.
When it comes to skincare, the benefits of Mānuka Honey are exceptional. Its skin-boosting properties help to promote the regeneration and repair of skin cells, aiding in the restoration of a healthy complexion. Its anti-inflammatory properties work on reducing redness and inflammation, making it an excellent choice for those with sensitive or acne-prone skin. In addition, its wound-healing properties make it a valuable in addressing skin conditions such as burns or cuts. Furthermore, Mānuka Honey acts as a natural hydrator, nourishing the skin for a radiant and glowing complexion.
In conclusion, Mānuka Honey is a true botanical marvel, hailing from the pristine landscapes of New Zealand. With its rich history in Māori traditional healing and its remarkable skincare properties, it is a true natural treasure.
In summary, Mānuka Honey is a genuine natural treasure, originating from the pristine landscapes of New Zealand. With its rich history in Māori traditional healing and its remarkable skincare properties, it is becoming a popular and safe skincare ingredient.
Products featuring Mānuka Honey:
OceanDerMX™ Calm & Soothe
PlantæDerMX™ Mānuka Honey Extract