Mānuka Honey FAQs2021-07-25T22:46:53+00:00

Mānuka Honey FAQs

What is the best mānuka honey?2021-07-25T22:43:58+00:00

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What are the uses of Mānuka Honey?

People use mānuka honey in many ways. The main uses fall into 2 categories: ingesting (eating the honey) / topical (applying the honey to your skin)

1. Eating mānuka honey

Some common benefits believed to result from eating manuka honey:

  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Aids in digestion
  • Energy

2. Topical / Skin Care

Some common benefits believed to result from topical use of mānuka honey:

  • Cuts, scrapes, bruises
  • Blisters and burns
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

UMF and MGO ratings: what do they mean?

UMF and MGO are rate the level of the active compound in the honey. This can make things confusing if you’re comparing different brands of honey, but they essentially rate the same thing, but use a different number scale which can make things confusing. We use an MGO rating system at Hokitika Honey & Herb. See the table below for UMF / MGO conversion.