Scientists on the hunt for medicinal liquid gold
Science Network, 8/3/2016
Dr Blair says honey produced from Leptospermum nectar contains high levels of the chemical compound dihydroxyacetone, which produces an antibacterial phytochemical, methylglyoxal.
Study finds Australian varieties of Leptospermum honey are similar to New Zealand's medicinal honey
Medicinal honey works by releasing chemicals which kill germs and absorb moisture from wounds
Research could add value to Australian honey and aid struggling local beekeepers...