If you think honey is just something sweet you spread on your toast for breakfast, it’s time to have a rethink about this powerhouse food. Health enthusiasts around the world have fallen in love with honey, adding it to their health and wellness routine, as well as their beauty routine, the numerous benefits of this sweet substance is ever growing.
Kanuka Honey - the new Super food?
Kanuka honey is a cousin to the more famous Manuka Honey, and it’s even been hailed as the “new super honey” due to its healing qualities. Studies of Kanuka Honey have shown promising results as a topical treatment for skin disorders, such as rosacea, eczema, cold sores, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
Kanuka Honey natural anti-inflammatory properties
Kanuka honey's anti-inflammatory properties are derived from the presence of the unique compound 3-Phenylactic Acid (3PLA), which makes it helpful in treating immune and digestive problems.
There’s very little we know about Kanuka honey, however some scientists have said that it may have even higher levels of MGO than Manuka honey. That means its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties could be even stronger.
Kanuka Honey - Rare and Precious
The Kanuka nectar can only be harvested once a season, when the flowers of the Kanuka tree are in full bloom. For this reason, Kanuka Honey is considered a prized commodity, and is highly sought after by health enthusiasts across the globe.
So what does this honey taste like? Compared to Manuka Honey, which has an earthy flavour, whereas Kanuka has a slightly lighter, silky floral taste.