Friday, January 12, 2007

The Strange Healing Powers of Manuka

Glasgow Daily Record (UK), 1/12/2007

Experts haven't yet managed to identify what exactly gives manuka honey its amazing healing powers.

But the medicinal strengths of the substance have never been in doubt.

All honey contains hydrogen peroxide, which was once used as a wound disinfectant in hospitals.

The ancient Egyptians and Greeks used honey to help heal burns and sores. But manuka honey, costing £12 a jar, seems far more powerful…

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