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Manuka Lab Manuka Honey MGO 300
You have probably heard plenty about manuka honey, in recent years. A natural alternative to sugar, highly beneficial food not just for spooning into your morning porridge.
Made by bees who have feasted on the nectar rich Leptospermum scoparium, the manuka bush is native to New Zealand, where indigenous Maori people have used its nectar as a natural remedy for over 4000 years.
Employed in different ways depending on your requirements, Manuka Lab’s authentic manuka can be stirred into tea, drizzled on yoghurt or eaten straight from the spoon.
Alternatively you might choose to use it directly on your skin or hair, to harness its beautifying talents.
Manuka honey for its unique properties
Manuka honey is famously antibacterial and antimicrobial. All those antis add up to a plus, making manuka a must have in your home.
All types of honey are thought to act effectively as to help soothe sore throat. A source of fructose which leads to lower blood glucose rises compared to foods containing sucrose and glucose
These incredible abilities are also what makes manuka successful.
Manuka honey for skin and hair
Manuka honey’s low pH in combination with its antibacterial capabilities make it a skincare wonder product.
Used as a mask, facial wash or as an on-the-spot treatment, this honey is known to keep the skin hydrated, soften the skin.
As a natural humectant and emollient, manuka honey can help achieve beautifully smooth hair too.
Why choose Manuka Lab honey?
We know that manuka honey price points are high, but in choosing a genuine product and a high MGO, you are getting all the great benefits of a powerful natural product that just happens to taste great too.
Manuka Lab honey is tested by an internationally accredited laboratory, approved by the New Zealand government.
As well as ascertaining its manuka roots, Manuka Lab’s product is also checked for dietary methylglyoxal (MGO) levels. The higher your manuka honey grade the more potent its capabilities.
Jars of Manuka Lab, whether you purchase in store or buy manuka honey online, are printed with the Mānuka Originz quality mark. This gives you the ability to trace your honey straight back to the very hive that produced it, 11,000 miles away.
Always read the label
Fully traceable New Zealand Manuka Honey
|Energy||1375kj / 329kcal|
|of which saturates||<0.1g|
|of which sugars||76.2g|
|Per Tablespoon (15g):|
|Energy||206kj / 49kcal|
|of which saturates||<0.1g|
|of which sugars||11.43g|
Store below 21 ̊C in a cool dry place.
Suitable for vegetarians. Do not feed honey to infants under one year of age. Do not use if cap seal is tampered with or broken.
In 2018, we made the decision as a brand to adopt new stringent guidelines, in line with the New Zealand government approved standard, that ensured customers know they are buying genuine New Zealand Manuka Honey. Testing in both New Zealand, where our Manuka honey is harvested, and by Fera labs in the UK, ensures customers only get the purest, strongest, undiluted Manuka Honey, where antibacterial strength is measured and presented in a robust and transparent way.
We go to great efforts to ensure that the information on this page is accurate at the time that the page was last edited. As we are constantly reviewing and developing our products to meet our consumer needs, consumers, particularly those that suffer from allergies and intolerances, should always check product labelling, warnings, and directions provided with the product that is delivered, prior to use or consumption.
Manuka honey is a special type of honey, made by bees, which can be eaten in exactly the same way as regular honey.
Used as an alternative sweetener, it is also employed as a luxurious ingredient in cosmetics.
Manuka honey is so called because it is made from the nectar of the flowers of the Manuka bush, which grows mainly in New Zealand.
Only honey which is made from this plant can be classed as Manuka honey.
Manuka Lab Manuka Honey MGO 525 is fully traceable from your home right back to the specific beekeeper and hive that it comes from. It is certified genuine manuka honey.
When bees pollinate from the manuka bush, their honey is more potent than regular honey as it has a higher concentration of dietary methylglyoxal (MGO).
Read more about Manuka honey https://www.hollandandbarrett.com/the-health-hub/food-drink/food/manuka-honey/wonder-of-manuka-honey/ and its origins in our Health Hub article.
Manuka honey is antibacterial and bacterial resistant, thanks to its high concentration of methylglyoxal (MGO).
The antibacterial substance DHA, which is naturally produced by the manuka bush, is stored in the nectar. This then goes through a reaction which forms MGO.
Manuka honey also a healthier alternative to refined sugar and artificial sweeteners and can be used to sweeten food and drinks.
Manuka honey can also provide support for a sore throat. Just dissolve a spoonful in a mug of warm water and drink for a soothing effect.
It is a great ingredient to keep in the cupboard during winter, when coughs and colds are rife.
The MGO level on manuka honey refers to the concentration of MGO within it.
The higher the number in the MGO rating, the better the anti-bacterial properties in the manuka honey.
You can use manuka honey in a straight swap for regular honey, as part of a healthy balanced diet.
It has a similar sweet taste to regular honey but has more of an intense flavour. It is also usually darker in colour.
Drizzle over Greek yoghurt with fresh berries, swirl it into your overnight oats or marinade meat or vegetables in it for a sweet taste. Add to a warm cup of tea or even just eat straight off the spoon if you prefer!
Manuka honey has become something of a hero ingredient in skincare over the last few years.
Manuka honey has been known to have anti-bactieral properties which may have some skin benefits when applied topically.
No, because it is produced by bees, Manuka honey is not considered to be suitable for vegans. However, Manuka honey is suitable for vegetarians.