A traditional natural medicine, native to New Zealand
- The essential oils from the Manuka bush provide a natural antiseptic. It is anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and anti-fungal.
- The Manuka bush was used to heal wounds, treat skin diseases, and cure colds and flu, by Maori, the native people of New Zealand, and early settlers would make it into a medicinal tea.
- As a honey it is truly a superfood – bees collecting nectar from manuka flowers take the natural properties of the manuka bush, and convert it into a honey which for over 5000 years has been a recognised natural medicine