Genuine UMF Manuka Honey - UMF Licence No. 1001
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Research

Manuka Honey from New Zealand is World-Famous for its Special Attributes & Unique Qualities 

  • Over 30 years extensive research  
  • More than one hundred papers published on this unique honey's special properties
  • Ground-breaking Manuka Honey Identification Project (2014-2016) carried out by New Zealand's UMF Honey Association
  • New discovery: Leptosperin - Found only in Manuka Honey - Identifies genuine Manuka Honey from New Zealand
  • Genuine Manuka Honey from New Zealand is highly-revered and sought-after for its special attributes and unique natural qualities
The New Zealand Honey Research
In 1981 research done at New Zealand's Waikato Honey Research Unit discovered some strains of the New Zealand manuka bush honey contains an extraordinary, naturally present, very stable property not found in any other variety of honey.
The exciting ground-breaking Manuka Honey Identification Project (2013-2016) has shown Manuka Honey from New Zealand is made up of several compounds that are found only in the honey from New Zealand's native manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium).
One of the most dominant compounds is Leptosperin
Leptosperin is a good indicator of the "manukaness" of honey
Leptosperin gives consumers a means of knowing which honey is absolutely real genuine manuka honey.
The special natural property is not found in all manuka honey. This property is is present in the nectar of only some manuka flowers. Special laboratory testing shows which manuka honey has this property.
UMF is a quality trademark and grading system identifying natural unadulterated manuka honey that has the special unique natural property found only in some strains of manuka honey.
The UMF grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey, and assures purity and quality.
Demonstrating the safety of UMF Manuka Honey from New Zealand in a human clinical trial with healthy individuals
Research Papers
Over 30 years research has revealed genuine Manuka Honey from New Zealand has unique natural qualities not found in any other honey.
Manuka Honey from New Zealand is highly-revered and sought-after for its unique natural attributes.
* The exciting ground-breaking Manuka Identification Project (2013-2016) has shown each floral type of honey has its own chemical fingerprint and identity ensuring consumers a means of knowing which honey is absolutely real genuine manuka honey.
* New discovery - Leptosperin - a compound present only in manuka honey.
* Leptosperin provides a plausible authentication of genuine manuka honey.
* The UMF grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey, and assures purity and quality.
Wound Care
Studies are showing that Antibacterial Manuka Honey Wound Gel provides an optimum germ-free moist wound-healing environment which supports and facilitates the body's natural healing process.
Text of a paper presented at the First World Wound Healing Congress, 10-13 September 2000, Melbourne, Australia.: The potential for using honey to treat wounds infected with MRSA and VRE. (Allen, K. L.; Hutchinson, G.; Molan, P.C.)

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