KĀRE HEALTH UMF® 15+ MĀNUKA_HONEY
The Healing Activity of Mānuka Honey
The powerful antibacterial activity of Mānuka Honey UMF® is mainly caused by the high Methylglyoxal (MGO) content. This antibacterial activity of MGO is enhanced by the presence of certain non-antibacterial components in Mānuka Honey. The combination (at least for what concerns MGO, the quantity present) of these ingredients in Mānuka Honey, is crucial for the level of non-peroxide antibacterial activity of Mānuka Honey. Antibacterial activity required for the killing of certain pathogenic micro-organisms. Furthermore, Mānuka Honey UMF® is rich in antioxidants.
Mānuka Honey UMF® 15+ is a.o. used in:
* Digestive support
* Common cold
* Sore throat
* Oral hygiene (scale & plaque)
If you want to use Mānuka Honey to fight bacteria in the intestines, we recommend that you take the Mānuka Honey with a piece of bread.
Mānuka Honey UMF® supports and strengthens health in general.
The Mānuka Honey UMF® Quality Mark, the only globally recognized Mānuka Honey Quality Seal
The abbreviation UMF® (Unique Mānuka Factor) was introduced as thé standard to indicate the strength of the antibacterial action of the NPA (Non-Peroxide Activity) component in Mānuka Honey. After all, not all Mānuka Honey has the same non-peroxide antibacterial action. The NPA component in Mānuka Honey determines the unique healing properties of Mānuka Honey. An increasing presence of this component in Mānuka Honey results in more powerful anti-bacterial properties of the Mānuka Honey. For example, a NPA value of 15+ is in this system indicated with UMF® 15+, a NPA value of 20+ with UMF® 20+, and so on... Usage of the UMF® Mānuka Honey logo is strictly licensed to be exclusively applied on products that meet the strict quality requirements of the UMF® Mānuka Honey Association. An independent party is responsible for monitoring it.
Mānuka Honey with UMF® MĀNUKA-HONEY LOGO is Mānuka Honey with the ONLY OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED Mānuka Honey QUALITY SEAL.
The UMF® Mānuka Honey Logo
Due to the confusing proliferation of indications for Mānuka Honey, the idea for developing a reliable quality label for the consumer was launched in 1995. In consultation with the New Zealand authorities, this led (modelled on the SPF sun protection factor developed in the solar industry) to the registered Mānuka Honey UMF® Quality Mark in 1998.
Usage of the UMF® Mānuka Honey logo is strictly licensed to be exclusively applied on products that meet the strict quality requirements of the UMF® Mānuka Honey Association. On our web-page MĀNUKA-HONEY, THE QUALITY MARK you will find a web-link to the list of Mānuka Honey producers with an official (= real) UMF® Mānuka Honey licence. With this direct web-link to the website of the UMF® Mānuka Honey Association, you can quickly and easily verify whether using the UMF® Mānuka Honey logo on the packaging of the Mānuka Honey of your choice is actually licensed, and whether the claimed MGO content of the Mānuka Honey is actually correct.
Only when you buy Mānuka Honey with the UMF® Mānuka Honey logo on the packaging, you are absolutely sure that you are buying REAL Mānuka Honey.
NPA / UMF MGO Antibacterial Activity of Mānuka Honey
5+ / 6+ 83+ / 113+ Helps to maintain good health
10+ 263+ Mānuka Honey with good antibacterial properties
13+ 406+ Mānuka Honey with strong antibacterial properties
15+ / 16+ 514+ / 572+ Mānuka Honey with excellent antibacterial properties
20+ 829+ Mānuka Honey with superior anti-bacterial properties
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KĀRE HEALTH UMF® 15+ MĀNUKA_HONEY