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Manuka Honey used to Treat Sore Throats, Coughs, Colds, and Acne

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Sore throats, coughs, colds, and acne. What do they all have in common? They can each be treated using the healing powers of Manuka Honey!

Manuka honey is gathered in New Zealand from the Manuka bush – Leptospermum scoparium – which grows uncultivated throughout the country. The high sugar concentration in this honey contributes to the arrest of a broad range of bacteria and fungi. Manuka honey supplies cells with a wide range of vitamins, amino acids and minerals while providing white blood cells with the necessary glucose to destroy bacteria.

Because of this, Manuka honey can be used to not only sooth sore throats, coughs, and colds, but also to help treat these ailments.

Dr Peter Molan from the University of Waikato has been investigating the antibacterial properties of honey for more than 10 years. He has made some significant discoveries and was awarded an M.B.E for his work. This includes the discovery that Manuka honey has additional antibacterial properties known as non-peroxide activity. The combination of hydrogen peroxide and the non-peroxide activity in Manuka honey has many health professionals now choosing to use Manuka honey in the treatment of wounds and infections.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Sore Throats

Some forms of sore throat are caused by the streptococcus bacterium, which has also been linked to tonsillitis, scarlet fever, pneumonia, sinusitis, and ear infections.

Laboratory studies have shown that Manuka honey, with its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, can fight streptococcus bacteria and is thus useful to help sooth and healing several forms of sore throat.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Coughs and Colds

Manuka honey has been shown to provide cold relief due to its antibacterial properties. In fact, the research team at Waikato University in New Zealand found that Manuka honey naturally destroys staph aureus and streptococcus pyogenese, bacteria present in colds and sore throats.

Manuka Honey to Help Treat Minor Wounds

Scientific studies have found that the application of Manuka honey can help resolve a variety of wounds including burns. This is because Manuka honey has the ability to ward off wound infections, reduce inflammation and promote healing.

“Many medical professionals are choosing to use active Manuka honey and are getting very good results with the treatment of wounds which have not been responding to standard treatment” (a trial of Active Manuka Honey on unresponsive skin ulcers was successfully carried out at Waikato Hospital in New Zealand: the results have been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal). 

Manuka honey is antioxidant-rich and active in reducing inflammation, so it’s also beneficial for resisting disease, ageing, and the maintenance of general well-being.

For more information about the incredible healing powers of Manuka honey, please contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

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Sore Throats and Tonsillitis Information

Manuka Honey and Acne Treatment

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Acne. It is something we have all had to deal with in varying degrees throughout our lives. To some, it is a sporadic annoyance, popping up every now and then at the worst possible times. To others, acne is a perpetual problem, plaguing the skin with little signs of relief.

If you have ever had to deal with acne, you know just how much of a struggle it can be. You try product after product, each claiming to offer a miraculous cure, but each failing to provide the results you desire.

If only there was a better way…

Well, have you tried honey?

Plantogen Pure Manuka Honey Active w Blackcurrant

I know, it sounds crazy, but Active Healing Manuka Honey has the ability to destroy a large number of bacteria especially, Staphylococcus aureus and Propiobacterium acnes, common causes of acne. Regular facials with such products as Plantogen® Pure Manuka Honey Active w Blackcurrant, Plantogen® Pure Manuka Honey Active, and Plantogen® Manuka Honey Mask with Hops can help reduce blemishes without over-drying or aggravating your skin.

Who knew honey could do all that?

Manuka honey is the most researched, most powerful medicinal honey on the market today. It is clinically proven to cure wounds, infections, ulcers and other skin conditions, such as acne. This is because Manuka honey is a natural antioxidant. As such, it supplies cells with a wide range of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals while providing white blood cells with the necessary glucose to destroy bacteria.

Healing Manuka Honey has the ability to improve cellular regeneration, thus improving skin texture and skin smoothness while also promoting collagen production.

At Plantogen®, we offer several products that utilize the healing power of Manuka Honey to help better control your acne (mentioned above). Our products combine some of Mother Nature’s well known healers such as Manuka Honey, Chamomile, Jojoba, Aloe Vera, fruit oils, herbs, Vitamin A derived Retinol and the antioxidants Green Tea, Vitamin C and E. Many of these ingredients provide visible and tangible improvements in skin tone and appearance, while others provide a soothing aroma that can assist in a feeling of relaxation and mental well being.

For more professional skincare solutions, contact Plantogen® at 1-888-851-6533 or click here today!

Plantogen® plant derived spa therapy combines pure plant extracts with scientific know how. Plant energy is powerful. The essence of health and beauty comes from within. We can make ourselves feel and look better by taking care of our bodies. Nurture yourself, relieve stress, respect your body and soul. Stay calm, be happy, drink lots of water.

Our philosophy to skincare is this simple.

All Plantogen® products are made in New Zealand where we believe the pace is a little slower, the air is a little cleaner and the water a little purer.

Check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well.

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Can Manuka Honey Get Rid of Acne?