Study: Manuka Honey Kills More Bacteria Than All Available Antibiotics

Very recently an Australian scientist offered the world an incredible discovery. He managed to find out a dark type of honey which was proven to be very helpful for killing every known virus. As a matter of fact it can destroy even the most dangerous bacteria and cure every disease.

The European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease in June 2009 released a study which revealed that the honey was even more efficient than the standard antibiotics which are even less efficient when the resistant “superbugs” are concerned. This outstanding honey is called manuka honey or otherwise known as jelly bush honey. Manuka honey has a darker shade than regular honey.

This type of honey has become widely popular thanks to the powerful properties, and because of that it incited a fake production of manual honey which is available in many markets. Therefore, the original producers of manuka honey from New Zealand needed a trademark protection, similar to the Scottish whiskey and French champagne.

Nowadays, most of the people have found out the health benefits of this honey, and according to experts manuka honey is a wonderful nature miracle.

Manuka honey can kill MRSA and other superbugs

This honey is made from bees that process the nectar of the New Zealand manuka bush called Leptospermum Scoparium. These trees can be solely found in New Zealand and Australia. Manuka honey can be also used orally.

The Australian released a study which revealed that the topical application of manuka honey can alleviate insect bites, cuts, and skin infections. Another study has proved that manuka honey can kill every bacteria and pathogen. It was confirmed by scientists that no bug can develop immunity against the honey, which is a typical problem with the use of the conventional antibiotics.

The renowned Dr. Dee Carter of the University of Sydney’s School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences regarding this matter states, quoting:

New antibiotics have short shelf lives due to the fact that the bacteria they attack quickly become resistant. A number of pharmaceutical companies have stopped with the antibiotic production because of the difficulty of recovering costs. Creating effective options could, therefore, save a lot of lives.”

In addition to this Dr. Carter said that manuka honey contains methylglyoxal which can bind with several unknown compounds and cause a “multi-system failure”, thanks to which it efficiently kills bacteria.

Where to purchase original manuka honey?

You can purchase manuka honey in every health food stores or online on the net, but you need to be sure that the source is trustworthy. The manuka honey has to have UMF certification which is a solid proof that you are having the original honey product. The acronym“UMF” stands for “Unique Manuka Factor.” This product has potent phytochemical qualities since manuka bushes are the only source of these unique properties. You can also find some certified manuka products on

Comvita manuka honey is an UMF certified brand. Read what JoshuaOne9on Amazon has to say regarding the way how manuka honey assisted him in the fight against MRSA:

 “When a friend of our got MRSA, I had done a fair amount of research, but then, unfortunately, I got MRSA too. Thanks to the research, I knew exactly what to do. The first time I saw the red bump thinking that it was a mosquito bite, I scratched it, but the second day I realized that it was not a mosquito bite. My husband knew what it was because as I said before we had been dealing with the MRSA case of our friend. I applied Manuka honey on the affected area and covered it with a bandage. Just after a few hours, I felt relief and within a few days it was completely gone…”

We have to say that there should be more researches done to certify its incredible properties, but up to now manuka honey has offered amazing health benefits in the battle against the most terrible health issues that people experience in the 21st century.


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