It has been documented for centuries that humans have been using honey for a multitude of health benefits. La Hun Manuka Honey contains Methylglyoxal (MGO), DHA, and Leptosperin, among other unique compounds that have been studied extensively and shown positive results in many ground breaking studies. Here are just a few of them:
1. Manuka Honey & Wound Healing
Manuka Honey has been known for its antibacterial properties. This article describes its antibacterial activity and how its viscosity helps to create a protective barrier around wounds to protect it against infection, and how it helps support wound healing.
Another article on this here:
(https://www.umf.org.nz/portfolio/killing-wound-pathogens-with-manuka-honey-dressings/) which show a bit more info - This study shows that when a potent honey is used honey dressing scan comprehensively kill common wound pathogens associated with infected wounds.
2. The Efficacy of Honey in the Treatment of Other Disorders of the Skin
Honey has been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria that cause tinia infections (ring worm), candidiasis (fungal growth) and acne.
3. Manuka Honey as an Assistive Treatment for Cancer
This study conducted showed Manuka honey synergistically enhances the chemopreventive effect of 5-fluorouracil (Cancer Medication) on human colon cancer cells.
4. UAE University Discovers Cancer Tackling Properties in Manuka Honey
Researchers at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) have taken their groundbreaking studies into the role of honey in battling cancer a step further, through new findings that pinpoint its potential impact.