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The Comvita Manuka Honey Guide: How to Spot Pure from Fraud

The hype going on about the Manuka Honey nowadays is understandable. People claim that they have found gold in a jar. And why not, since the “superfood “has proven to treat numerous ailments and health issues.

At the same time as its hype among consumers are the numerous Manuka products that claim to be pure. Unwary buyers never suspect them to be fraud, and keep buying these products from bogus dealers for an expensive amount of money. They never get the right benefits as promised and advertised.

Unfortunately, LESS THAN 10% of Manuka Honey sell worldwide are AUTHENTIC.

What’s the hype about Manuka Honey, anyway?

Unlike the typical honey, pure and authentic Manuka Honey originates in New Zealand, where bee pollinates in the nectar of Manuka brush (a plant only native in New Zealand and Australia). In 1980, biochemist Peter Molan discovered its antibacterial properties. From that moment, experts conducted numerous studies on it, adding more and more health properties to its growing benefits list.

Some of the significant benefits are:

  1. Heal wounds faster

    Manuka Honey has antibacterial properties that able wounds to heal fast than usual. US Food and Drug Agency (FDA) approved it as an alternative wound treatment in 2007.

  2. Promotes Oral Health

    Manuka Honey prevents the building of plaque and gingivitis. It attacks oral bacteria which cause bad breath.

  3. Relieves Sore Throat

    The antiviral and antibacterial properties of the honey make it a very good anti-inflammatory agent. It decreases oral bacteria that cause a build-up of mucus-causing sore throat.

  4. Treat Acne and soothe dry skin

    Not only Manuka honey treats wounds and heals them faster, but it also fights acne that irritates the skin. It hydrates dry skin, and decrease inflammation for the infected areas.

  5. Improves Digestion/Prevents digestive problems

    Diarrhea, Constipation, and LBM are common digestive problems. These are commonly caused by bacteria and ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory type of disease.

  6. Use as Skin and Beauty Regimen

    No less than Scarlet Johansson testified to the miracle work of the Manuka Honey for her. The ‘liquid gold’ can be the new fountain of youth as famous people use them as a facial mask. According to a clinical trial, Manuka Honey has ‘a serious hydration power’.

  7. Treat burns faster

    Manuka Honey has antioxidants that act as burn balms which soothe the burn. And with the anti-bacterial properties, it prevents the burn to be infected. It speeds the repair of the skin in a natural way.

And the list goes on…

However, one should take note that these benefits are only possible IF THERE IS A RIGHT AMOUNT of Manuka Honey in the bottle worth paying. Or else, everything is a sheer pure false advertisement

How do I know if the Manuka Honey is pure and authentic?

There are several ways one can determine if the Manuka Honey they buy is authentic or not. With many counterfeit products lurking around, it’s not surprising at all that many will confuse genuine from fraud.

 

  • Check the UMF Trademark

    UMF stands for ‘Unique Manuka Factor’, the only recognized quality trademark and grading system of Manuka products. It appraises natural markers found in the Manuka namely Leptosperin, DHA, and Methylglyoxal.  Check the front label of the product if it has the UMF Trademark such as:

    • Low Grade: UMF5 to UMF9
    • Medium Grade: UMF10 to UMF15
    • Superior High Grade: UMF16+ Comvita Manuka Honey Authentic New Zealand UMF Member

A genuine Manuka Honey also comes with UMF Licensee’s brand name and number on the label. The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association in New Zealand gives such certification that the product undergone a proper authenticating process.

  • Buy only from the trusted brand of Manuka Honey

    As mentioned before, less than 10% of Manuka Honey products in the market are pure and authentic. So it is better to buy only to a trusted and known brand of Manuka.

    Comvita Ltd is known globally to produce high-grade, pure, and authentic Manuka Honey. Founded in 1974 in New Zealand, Comvita rose from being a local co-op to become a trusted leader of Manuka Honey in the world.

    Comvita’s bee farm in New Zealand is the biggest pioneering bee farm and Manuka Honey seller in the country.

Comvita Manuka Honey We Carry HoneyCity

 

  • Buy only from authorized store and distributorOf course, these days counterfeiting has become a big problem. Even trusted brands can be copied sometimes, despite security features on the products. Now, the good news is there is a distributor of Comvita Manuka Honey that consumers can trust. HoneyCity is Singapore’s authorized dealer of Comvita Ltd. Since 2015, it has been providing authentic and lab-tested UMF Manuka Honey.Always check and transact in Honey City’s website. There you can check the license number of UMF of the Comvita Manuka Honey.
  • Buy only Manuka Honey that is chosen by popular personalitiesEven celebrities and sportsmen around the world go gaga in this superfood, making giant-media Bloomberg calling Comvita Manuka Honey as “celebrity-backed honey”. Besides Johansson, singer-actress Gywneth Paltrow, Cyclist Olympian turned jockey Victoria Pendleton, and tennis future Hall of Famer Novak Djokovic endorse the honey upon learning the power it can give to them.No wonder Manuka Honey is the gold rush among jars of honey out there.

 

What are the main components of Manuka Honey?

Manuka Honey is rich in carbohydrates, minerals, proteins, fatty acids, and phenolic and flavonoid compounds. What makes it stands out among other honey is the amount of methylglyoxal (MG), its antibacterial component. The UMF rating pertains to the concentration of MG and other compounds.

Other important compounds are natural sugars like glucose and fructose.

There is a Health Concern in Consuming Fake Honey

Aside from not getting the proper nutrition as promised and proven by the Manuka Honey, there is also a health concern if you consume fake and not pure.
Fake kinds of honey may contain processed sugars. They are contributors to obesity, type-2 diabetes, and certain cancers.

Despite Food and Drugs (FDA) downplays the immediate danger of consuming fake kinds of honey, it is still better to be safe than never.

From hive to shelf

COMVITA ensures to deliver the best, pure, and authentic MANUKA HONEY in the world possible. Their beekeeping system for over 50 years now, despite being in an old-fashioned way, makes a wild and sustainable Manuka Honey for the future generation.

To check the authentication and license of COMVITA MANUKA HONEY dealers. You can check it here.

Comvita UMF License Code

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