Manuka honey encourages wound healing

Manuka honey could be effective in treating chronic wounds, encouraging them to heal by combating harmful resistant bacteria.

Researchers at Cardiff Metropolitan University have been investigating the effect of manuka honey on non-healing (chronic) wounds. The study, led by Dr Sarah Maddocks, found that manuka honey is effective against the bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes, which [...]


National Honey Week

National Honey Week runs from the 4th to the 10th of May and is organised by the Honey Association.  Honeybees are the most important producers of honey. They gather nectar from flowers and plants and carry it to the hive or nest. Other worker bees then take over, preparing it for storing by adding enzymes. [...]