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What is the manuka tree ?
Manuka (leptospermum scoparium) is a shrub that grows in Oceania.
Its fragrant white flowers have been used for thousands of years by the Maoris and Aborigines.
Manuka honey is internationally renowned for its therapeutic action.
This honey is rich in :
- Phenolic acids.
- Amino acids.
- Vitamins B1 and B6.
I can use my felt sense when buying a jar.
Indeed, because of its high price, there are some abuses and some manuka honeys are fake.
Moreover, each honey is different and it is not possible to compare them from the label.
The medicinal quality depends mainly on
- The mixture of plant species foraged by the bees (it is not possible to guarantee a 100% manuka honey).
- The weather.
- The location of the hive.
Why is manuka honey special?
This honey concentrates the therapeutic benefits of manuka flowers and some other plants.
The action of the bees potentiates these properties, in particular by:
- Adding antibacterial and antioxidant enzymes.
- Concentrating the methylglyoxal.
- Selecting the best trees.
Manuka honey is particularly appreciated by the thymus and the ears.
It helps to strengthen the immune system.
It is known for its action:
If it is sometimes applied to the skin, it is by swallowing it that it is most beneficial.
For which diseases?
This extraordinary honey has been traditionally used in cases of :
- Parkinson’s disease.
- Sore throat.
- Immune deficiency.
Manuka honey can accompany self-healing, however it cannot heal on its own.
The majority of physical symptoms are rooted in emotional memories.
I discover how to deal with my emotions.
What are the medicinal benefits of manuka honey?
There are many, especially for stimulating the immune system.
Combined with emotional acceptance, it can have miraculous effects.