Manuka honey is produced by bees that pollinate the manuka bush. The nectar from the flowers is collected by the bees and converted into honey. The resulting honey contains more antioxidants than regular honey.
Honey has been used to treat a variety of ailments since ancient times. It wasn’t until the late 1800s that scientists discovered honey has natural antibacterial properties.
Honey protects the body from bacteria-caused damage. Some honeys also stimulate the production of special cells capable of repairing tissue damaged by infection. Manuka honey contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help relieve pain and inflammation.
Bee propolis is a resinous mixture produced by honey bees by combining their saliva and beeswax with exuded substances collected from tree buds, sap flows, and other botanical sources. Propolis color varies depending on what the bee collects from nature to make it, but bee propolis is typically a dark brown color.
Propolis is extremely important in the world of honey bees. They use it to fill in small cracks and gaps in the hive (larger gaps get filled with beeswax). This is critical because if these openings are not properly sealed, the hive could be invaded by dangerous invaders such as snakes and lizards.
Bee propolis has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibiotic properties that will kill any nasty floating germs and viruses while also providing essential the body with nutrients.
Benefits of Manuka Honey & Propolis :
• Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties may aid in the treatment of chronic conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and brain disorders such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis.
• In terms of skin health, it may help diabetic and acne wound healing.
• It may relieve coughs, sore throats, inflamed gums, and other periodontal conditions.
• It has the potential to improve digestive health and alleviate bacterial-related digestive disorders such as acid reflux, stomach ulcers, and stomach aches.