Manuka Wound Care

Can I take Manuka Honey with Diabetes?

What is Diabetes Diabetes as you know, is all about an imbalance of sugars within the body, more often that not, it results in high blood glucose levels (blood sugar) and your body is not able to use insulin to break down the glucose in your food.  Some of the main symptoms of Diabetes are feeling very thirsty, peeing more than usual (particularly at night), feeling very tired, weight loss, slow wound healing and blurred vision.  If you experience any of these symptoms, visit your GP as soon as possible. Manuka Honey and Health Diabetes as you know, is all about an imbalance of sugars within the body, more often that not, it results in high blood glucose levels (blood sugar) and your body is not able to use insulin to break down the glucose in your food.  Some of the main symptoms of Diabetes are feeling very thirsty, peeing…

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What is Manuka Honey and how does it actually Benefit me?

The origin of Manuka Honey is hinted by its name, it is made from the nectar of the Manuka Bushes native to New Zealand. The delicate white Manuka flowers blossom throughout the summer in New Zealand, which is between late January and early March while we are all suffering from the cold in the Northern Hemisphere. Manuka is the only bush that flowers around that time in the wild forests of New Zealand, so the bees bring back a good concentration of manuka pollen to the hive, to make their honey. Manuka Honey is well-known for its antiviral, antibacterial and antioxidant benefits and has been used by generations of the indigenous Maori population as part of their own “traditional” remedies. Some Interesting Scientific Facts on Manuka Honey Wound Healing Manuka Honey has been approved by the UK NHS in the treatment of difficult wound & sores.  It has also been…

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Which graze cream really does cut it?

The Daily Mail ran a fascinating article on Tuesday 6th July discussing the first-aid staples they turn to for minor cuts and burns. Whilst most of the creams they turn to are more traditional chemically based antiseptic creams, they rated our Best Selling Activon 100% Manuka Honey tube, as an impressive 9/10. Their Expert’s Verdict – Dr Kristina Semkova from the Cadogan Clinic, says, “There is impressive scientific evidence to support the use of medical-grade manuka honey – which means it contains a high amount of naturally antibacterial methylglyoxal – to accelerate wound healing”. Dr Semkova continued, “Its acidic pH encourages the skin’s damage-repairing fibroblast cells to multiply faster and rebuild tissue. Manuka Honey also absorbs moisture, which dehydrates bacteria and reduces infection rates.” For the full article outling their 9 amazing graze creams, click here Grab yourself the Activon 100% Manuka Honey in a tube for only £5.49 with…

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