Australian manuka honey is at least as powerful against bacteria as the more commonly known New Zealand variety, researchers have found. A team led by Professor Liz Harry at UTS has studied more than 80 honey samples from NSW and Queensland flowering manuka (Leptospermum) trees and found the nectar-derived chemical that gives NZ manuka […]
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Australian manuka honey is at least as powerful against bacteria as the more commonly known New Zealand variety, according to a new study published in the journal PLoS ONE. A researcher with manuka honey in the lab. Image credit: Vanessa Valenzuela Davie. Honey has been used therapeutically by many cultures for millennia and has […]
This is exactly why we love honey for acne. People do not need to shell out big bucks for beauty products, especially since some of the best beauty products can already be found at the kitchen shelves. For facial wash, honey is actually a surprising alternative. “Honey is the oldest skin-care ingredient and has […]
Holiday eating always includes sugary sweets everything from homemade fudge to pecan pies and coconut cake. No wonder people can gain five to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years Day! But if you had lived in the days of the pioneer, that wasnt an option. Why? Sugar was unheard of on the frontier! […]
Residues of the main ingredient in Monsanto’s flagship herbicide Roundup has been found in honey in the key farm state of Iowa. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began glyphosate residue testing in a small number of foods earlier this year after the International Agency for Research on Cancer classified glyphosate as a […]