Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Kanuka - the new superhoney for your face
Kanuka honey is vying with its more famous cousin manuka to be a new medical miracle.
It could also be a major new earner for the Kiwi economy.
A Wellington based pharmaceutical research company has just produced a product based on Kanuka honey which it claims provides a natural cure for rosacea, a chronic red facial rash that most often affects those over 30 with fair skin.
Experts estimate rosacea affects up to 10 per cent of New Zealanders - and is a medical condition afflicting people around the world.
The company, HoneyLab, has filed for patents and is already looking at new ills that Kanuka can cure...