Updated: May 6, 2020
Manuka honey is known as a natural medicine for a long time. But why? Manuka Honey is a dark viscous monofloral honey that has a high phenol content, rendering the honey antibacterial. Methylglyoxal is the active ingredient in 'Manuka Honey' and most likely responsible for its antibacterial effects. Additionally, Manuka Honey has numerous other benefits such as, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. With Manuka Honey's charming benefits, it has traditionally been used for wound healing, soothing sore throats, preventing tooth decay and improving digestive issues.