Antibacterial Honey and Medical Honey Products
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The antibacterial effects of Manuka Honey have now been proven in a number of studies that demonstrate it is effective against a broad range of microorganisms, including multiresistant strains.
One of it's main applications is to use it as a topical antibacterial dressing and it is now possible to buy standardised, medical honey products containing Manuka Honey.
Medihoney are one of the leaders in this field, their Antibacterial Honey is a combination of Leptospermum honeys that has been put together using advanced scientific knowledge to maximise honey's potential to heal.
In it's natural state Manuka honey has strong antibacterial properties, however it is not medical grade. To treat infected wounds the sterility of the chosen antibacterial honey is obviously very important.
In order to meet the requirements to be certified as medical grade, the following products have been sterilized by gamma radiation and have met hygiene standards.
Other Medical Honey Products
Manuka Honey's antibacterial properties mean it is also being used to make other products of a medical nature. The oral health products below all contain Manuka Honey that is certified to be active - under the UMF or MGO systems.
They offer you a natural way of maintaining oral hygiene and soothing sore throats.
Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is a topical preparation which can be used for both chronic and acute wound care.
Medihoney Antibacterial Gel Sheet is a sterile, non-adherent wound dressing comprising Antibacterial Honey and Sodium Alginate for wound care.
Medihoney Antibacterial Apinate Dressing provides an effective barrier that inhibits bacterial growth including antibiotic-resistant strains - MRSA, VRE and Acinetobacter.
Medihoney Derma Cream helps protect vulnerable skin and moisturise dry skin conditions. Suitable for skin prone to Eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
Manuka Honey Wound Gel contains 94 % New Zealand Medical Grade MGO 250. Manuka Honey combined with gelling agents to provide a thicker consistency used in woundcare. Gelling agents keep the honey in place on the wound .This product is certified to contain MGO. 250. This means it contains not less than 250mg/kg of methylglyoxal.
Manuka Health's Natural Toothpaste combines three proven natural oral hygiene ingredients: BIO30 New Zealand Propolis, MGO 400+ Manuka Honey and pure Manuka Oil.
Distilled from Manuka leaves, may be used as a gargle to support the healing of mouth and throat infections or applied to minor cuts, burns, insect bites and rashes.