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Find recipes, learn how to use Mānuka honey after you have bought a jar or even dive deeper into the wealth of knowledge we have here at Zealandia Honey to learn all about this amazing product from New Zealand.

Diwali in 2020 – A Unique Celebration; Victory for health over wealth

The festival of lights, as it’s most commonly known as, Diwali is an Indian festival celebrated across India with different versions of stories. Be it the Lord Ram’s return to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile and triumphant victory over demon Ravana or the victory of Lord Krishna over the monster Narakasur. Every region in …

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Zealandia Honey- A little history

About the Bees: 100 million years ago According to the earth watch institute and royal geographical society of London, bees are the most important living species on this planet. Bees are so smart that they can understand the concept of zero and count to four. They have been here for 100 million years, and in-fact …

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Manuka honey: an emerging natural food with medicinal use

Abstract: The health value of honey is universally acknowledged from time immemorial. Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) is a tree, indigenous to New Zealand and South East Australia, and from the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. The honey produced from its flowers is a uni-floral honey largely produced in New Zealand. It is becoming increasingly popular as a functional …

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The Magical compound MGO

What is MGO? The major antibacterial component in manuka honey is methylglyoxal (MGO). It is found in most types of honey, but usually only in small quantities.   Where does it come from in manuka honey? In manuka honey, MGO comes from the conversion of another compound dihydroxyacetone (DHA), which is found in high concentration …

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Phenolic Compounds in Honey and Their Associated Health Benefits: A Review

Abstract: Honey is a natural substance appreciated for its therapeutic abilities since ancient times. Its content in flavonoids and phenolic acids play a key role in human health, thanks to the high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that they exert. Honey possesses antimicrobial capacity and anticancer activity against different types of tumors, acting on different molecular …

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My Hormonal Acne and how Manuka honey came to my rescue

I am sure there are many women out there like me who suffer from pimples or acne when their monthly PMT is due to pay a visit. Pimples also occur in adolescence although they can happen at any stage. Both women and men have pimples. I have never had trouble with pimples as a teenager. …

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Home grown bliss

Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere And in the blink of an eye we are nearly half-way through Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Track pants, leggings, jumpers, hoodies, blankies, quilts have all made an appearance and are here to stick around for the next 5 months. The evenings are much cooler and the mornings are no …

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A little about Mānuka Honey

Someone asked me the other day two questions – Why one should take Mānuka honey and why is it expensive? These are the questions that give me a chance to influence people’s perception in a scientific manner and as a person who has been working with Mānuka honey every day for over a decade, I …

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Healthy breakfast

Start your day with this loaded breakfast, easy to make, Manuka Honey Seed and Nut Granola. *NOTE – we used organic ingredients from our bulk bin store – @Binn In, Taupō 2C Zealandia Manuka honey MGO100+  3cups oats 1C cashewnuts 1/2C almonds 1C pumpkin seeds 1C sunflower seeds 2C coconut ribbons Combine all ingredients and …

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How to make Bees wax wraps

Everything in life these days revolves around convenience. Classic examples in our day-to-day life are cling wrap, take away coffee cups, disposable nappies, packet food and snacks, plastic water bottles and the list goes on. We are very susceptible to these conveniences that we become creatures of habit and don’t think twice about what we …

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How to eat Mānuka Honey?

There are many ways you can eat Mānuka Honey, some people enjoy it pure from a tablespoon others stir, shake or blend it into their current diet by spreading it on toast or putting it into hot water. We will give you some guidelines to gain the maximum benefit from this medicinal Honey. To experience …

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Heal your skin with Mānuka Honey

Since ancient times, Honey has been used to treat wounds, burns, sores and boils. In 2007, Mānuka Honey was approved by the US FDA as an option for wound treatment. Mānuka Honey offers antibacterial and antioxidant properties, all while maintaining a moist wound environment and protective barrier, which prevents microbial infections in the wound or on broken skin. Multiple studies …

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New Zealand Expensive Honey

Why is Mānuka Honey so expensive?

Manuka Honey is a special New Zealand Honey that is made from the nectar of the native Manuka plant, called Leptospermum Scoparium. The nectar from the Manuka flowers is converted to Manuka honey over the period. It is a highly valued product because of its unique nutritional ingredients and benefits that makes it so different to …

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7 Reasons to buy Mānuka Honey

Mānuka Honey is a type of honey that is native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees collecting the nectar of the Mānuka flower, during the flowering season, which is typically from October through to February. Over the time, the nectar gets converted into honey in the hives. Mānuka Honey’s anti-bacterial properties are what set …

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Pesticide Free Honey

Contamination of food is a serious problem in India as use of antibiotics and pesticides compromises food safety. The management of pesticides and its usage in India is largely unregulated. Pesticides are often linked to long-term health effects such as endocrine disruption, birth defects, and cancer. On the other hand, the presence of antibiotics in …

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What does Zealandia’s BIO rating stand for?

Manuka Honey is widely popular, healthy and known for its good anti-bacterial activity and MGO, and lesser known for its high levels of Bioactive components and strong antioxidant capacity. Both the bioactivity and the anti-oxidant capacity aid in modulating free radical production and thus protecting cell components from their harmful action.  What are Free Radicals? Free …

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What does MGO stand for?

The major anti-bacterial component in Manuka honey is methylglyoxal (MGO). It is found in most types of honey, but usually only in small quantities. But where does it come from in manuka honey? In Manuka Honey, MGO comes from the conversion of another compound dihydroxyacetone (DHA), that is found in high concentration in the nectar of …

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New Zealand native forest ferns honey

Zealandia Honey on Facebook

Make sure to follow our page on Facebook, we will keep you up-to-date about product development with fresh posts every week. Besides this we launched our community under #LoveZealandia a place for people to collaborate, talk about honey and ask questions about our brand. Besides Facebook we also launched our Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest accounts and are looking forward sharing our love for …

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What does Zealandia’s BIO rating mean?

Mānuka Honey is widely popular, healthy and known for its good anti-bacterial activity and MGO, and lesser known for its high levels of bioactive components and strong antioxidant capacity. Both the bioactivity and the anti-oxidant capacity aid in modulating free radical production and thus protecting cell components from their harmful action. Bioactive compounds are extra nutritional constituents occurring naturally …

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Hydrate with Honey

Dehydration is simply the loss of water and salts from your body. Our body is made up of approximately 70% water. Fluids play a vital role in majority of our bodily functions – protecting our joints, transporting oxygen to cells, maintaining body temperature and organ function. When you are dehydrated, you do not have enough …

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Honey as ingredient

Manuka Honey is a type of honey that is native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees collecting the nectar of the manuka flower, during the flowering season, which is typically from October through to February. Over the time, the nectar gets converted into honey in the hives. Manuka Honey’s anti-bacterial properties are what set …

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Baking with Honey

Honey can add a beautiful golden hue and light nutty and caramel flavour to your baking, setting it apart from typical cakes and other baked goods. But can you substitute honey for sugar in just any recipe?  There are many good reasons why you would want to substitute honey in your baking. For one, honey …

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On a mission to bring the fun back into food, Emma provides Zealandia Honey® with beautiful recipes. Her mission is to help you have a positive relationship with the food you eat and with your body - Note from Emma: "lets go on this journey together!"