Manuka honey: a remedy for the gastroesophageal reflux

Manuka honey comes from New Zealand. Maoris used this fabulous natural remedy to reduce all their problems related to acid reflux, from heartburn to ulcers.

Manuka honey comes from the homonymous plant, widespread in New Zealand. The properties of this specific type of honey are many. It was used even by the Maoris both as a food and as a natural remedy to treat wounds and burns.

It is perfect to treat gastroesophageal reflux, which may cause heartburns or ulcers. Finding foods which do not worsen these disorders is difficult, but this honey be a real panacea. Its healing and anti-inflammatory properties fight and relieve these diseases.

Properties and benefits of Manuka honey

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Manuka honey is rich in minerals (copper, manganese, iodine, and iron), antibacterial substances such as germicidin and folic acid, group B vitamins, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. Moreover, this honey also contains Methylglyoxal (or MGO MethylGlyOxal), a natural active ingredient present in antibiotics.

Manuka honey Methylglyoxal concentration may vary from 100 to 550 milligrams for every kilo of honey. In case of gastroesophageal reflux, you should take a teaspoon of pure honey right before a meal, up to three times per day.

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ultimo aggiornamento: 01-12-2018