Multiple studies have shown that Mānuka honey can enhance wound healing, amplify the regeneration of tissue and even decrease pain in patients suffering from burns
Mānuka Honey comes from the nectar of the flower of the Mānuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium) which is indigenous to New Zealand. It is the nectar and the bee that give this honey its unique properties.
While consumers have always understood the value of Mānuka honey from New Zealand, the current environment has magnified the value of this highly sought after product. Rural broadcaster Sarah Perriam speaks to a Unique Mānuka Factor Honey Association spokesperson on the current boom for Mānuka honey producers.