History has recorded that honey has not only played an important role in cultures through the world as a food product but has also been used for its medicinal properties. Manuka honey which is derived from the nectar collected by honeybees from the manuka bush contains a number of single anti-viral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, stomach healing and wound repairing properties, which are considered extremely beneficial for the human body. This far it has not received the attention it describes especially when it has the unique manuka factor. This is a healing food that is highly therapeutic and can be used both internally and externally. This product is exclusively medicinal and is being used throughout the world even to this day.

This is a product that is rich in a component that is known as unique. Glucose oxidase is the component that produces hydrogen peroxide and makes this product more powerful than other forms of honey that is available.

Apart from the healing properties, it has manuka honey is also effective in treating conditions of the stomach, which can cause plenty of discomfort to an individual. Some of the conditions spoken about are stomach ulcers, gastritis and digestive problems that have anti-inflammatory and probiotic characteristics. The antibiotic, antifungal and anti-viral properties of this product make it an effective remedy for sore throats, sinusitis, heartburn and acid reflux, heartburn, acne and even colds. A number of other conditions have also been identified as being receptive to treatments from manuka honey.

Using the product is not difficult at all as long as people have information about the proper usage of the same. This product is entirely different from commercial-grade honey that is sold locally. The medical fraternity has defined that using manuka honey that may not have been sterilized and will not serve the purpose it is being used for. Under the circumstances, people who want to use this product for the kind of medicinal value described in this discussion should be looking out for medical grade manuka honey rather than commercial grade. It is likely that they will not be able to buy such products in supermarkets. Therefore, they will have to look out for information that can lead them towards such varieties. Using the product for medicinal purposes will require some attention upon the part of people, especially when it is being used as an external application to treat wounds. If people are merely thinking about using the product because of its health benefits, they can certainly go ahead and purchase a brand that is available in the local stores. However, at no time should they be trying to imitate the medical fraternity and using locally available manuka honey for medicinal purposes.