Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Australian Manuka Honey Similar to New Zealand's Medicinal Honey

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...

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