Manuka Honey skincare benefits

Manuka Honey is the flagship ingredient of the moment. Not only it is honey that has the highest anti-oxidant level but it also has many health and benefits.

Posted on 6/15/2014 12:40:39 PM

First, let’s explain what is Manuka. Manuka is a shrub from New Zealand. Maori medecine used the manuka for its antiseptic, antifungal and decongestant properties. When ingested, experts say that Manuka Honey can have anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, immune-stimulatory, and antioxidant properties. Also, it will help you if you feel bloated and uncomfortable, because Manuka Honey can help against acid reflux, indigestion, and stomach ulcers. Manuka honey is recommended in the treatment of strep throat and cold sores as well and can provide short-term energy boost as it is composed solely of carbohydrates, such as fructose and glucose.

Benefits of Manuka Honey for Skin

When used in cosmetics or directly on the skin, 

Manuka honey has anti-inflammatory properties, rejuvenation and healing properties. It helps to reduce free-radical damage and signs of aging by nurturing natural collagen production. It is also ultra-hydrating, and when used daily, can boost skin’s moisture. Moreover, it has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the redness and swelling caused by acne lesions, while the anti-bacterial properties help reduce the bacteria that cause uneven skin tone. This honey treats rosacea, eczema, insect bites, burns, the experts say. 

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Source: www.blackandbeautiful.fr

 

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