Beauty Blog — what is manuka honey used for
Posted by Lorraine Pierce on
So I just heard about this amazing manuka honey. I thought all honey was the same, but apparently since this New Zealand honey is made from the Manuka bush, it has special properties that all honey doesn't possess. Back in the 1980s, Professor Peter Molan at Waikato University in New Zealand noticed that the local Manuka honey appeared to have more antibacterial properties than other honey, so he started looking at it more closely. What he found out is that Manuka honey is very high in something called methylglyoxal, one of the main compounds for it's super anti-bacterial properties. The research...
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