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What is Mānuka honey? | Benefits, uses, and how to spot a fake!

What is Mānuka honey?Benefits, uses, and how you can spot a fake!So, what is Mānuka honey, anyway?Honey is honey, is honey… right?I mean… All honey comes from bees which collect nectar from flowers, so Mānuka honey can’t be all too different to normal honey!Well, for us to be able to make a clear distinction between

Bee Propolis

What is Propolis Throat Spray?

What is Propolis Throat Spray?Introducing Manuka South® Propolis Throat SprayI just love this product!Not only is it a staple in my winter ills and chills box of oral liquids and supplements but I also keep one in my handbag and always take it away on holiday.As part of the Manuka South® range it really is

UMF Manuka Honey

Manuka South Honey, Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies

Easy to Bake Honey, Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies!   As soon as I came across the recipe for these delicious Chocolate Chip, Honey and Oatmeal Cookies I just had to share with you all. Who else love’s the combination of Chocolate and Honey together? I sure do!If you give these cookies a try, be sure to

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Five Reasons You Should be Taking Royal Jelly

Five Reasons You Should be Taking Royal JellyFirstly, what is Royal Jelly?Royal Jelly is the secretion produced by the worker bees and is fed to the larvae of the colony as well as the Queen Bee.When a new Queen Bee is needed, selected larvae will be chosen and fed massive amounts of Royal Jelly.The large

Bee Pollen

Bee Pollen - The Original Superfood

 Bee Pollen – The Original SuperfoodBee Pollen is a very popular natural food supplement and probably one of the original superfoods. Bee Pollen is the food for young bees made by the honey bees but white also contains a large number of important nutrients that humans need.It is super high in protein – around 40%

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MGO vs UMF®Which is Best for Measuring Manuka Honey?The Manuka Honey marketplace is crowded with many different scales and numbers all presented by different honey companies to help sell their products.Today I want to mention the two most common quality scales and how they compare, MGO vs UMF®Most genuine high-grade Manuka Honey from New Zealand like

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Propolis Health Benefits

Aren’t bees amazing! Bees are so amazing huh! Not only do they make liquid gold (literally….Ancient Egyptians regarded honey right up there with gold, silver and jewels etc) their honey making skills also provide us with some amazing by-products which can be super helpful for our bodies. Today I will be telling you about Propolis

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All About UMF® rating and Benefits of Manuka Honey

Benefits of UMF® Manuka Honey “UMF® is a quality trademark and grading system identifying natural unadulterated Manuka honey that has a special unique natural property found only in some strains of Manuka honey. The UMF® grading system appraises natural markers found in Manuka Honey, and assures purity and quality. To receive a UMF® grading, a honey must have the presence

Bee Propolis

The Benefits of Propolis

What is Propolis? Propolis is a resinous mixture collected from various sources by honey bees to seal small gaps in the walls of the bee hive. Aside from its use in traditional medicine, modern culture assumed bee propolis was simply used to seal the hive to keep out the elements such as rain, wind, and

About Us

Manuka South is the premium brand of New Zealand Health Food Company Limited.

Established nearly 30 years ago, New Zealand Health Food Co produces a broad range of quality health supplements and honey products.