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Frequently Asked Questions

Carina Manuka Honey

What is Manuka Honey?
Manuka Honey is derived from the nectar collected from the flowers of the Manuka tree, a native in New Zealand. Manuka Honey is becoming globally recognised for its unique healing properties and is regarded as the pinnacle of honey worldwide.
What are the health benefits of Manuka honey?
Carina Manuka Honey has been shown in studies to have powerful and potent anti-inflammatory properties. It is said to relieve the symptoms of inflammation from a range of causes including rheumatoid arthritis, stomach ulcers, acid reflux, and sports injuries. Manuka Honey is also a potent healing remedy for application directly to cuts, burns and ulceration of the skin.
Why should I choose Carina Manuka Honey?
Carina Manuka Honey is a 100% New Zealand natural product. The manufacture of Nubiotics Manuka Honey is through a fully integrated operation from the hive to market. Each site of hives is government registered and identified with a GPS locator so to ensure full traceability from finished product back to the hive. Honey is collected from hives without the use of chemicals such as pesticide. It is a clean, safe and organic product.To ensure Carina delivers the best honey we work closely with one beekeeper whose family has been keeping hives for over 3 generations.

Carina Manuka Honey is tested by a certified independent laboratory using the Molan method standard developed by Professor Peter Molan who is recognised globally as the leading scientist in this area. His test method is the benchmark test for the unique activity in Manuka Honey, the non-peroxide system, which cannot be destroyed by heat, light or contaminants in the honey.

What does the Activity+ mean?
Carina Manuka Honey is graded for activity 5+, 10+, 15+, 20+ and so on. The higher the rating level, the higher the level of non-peroxide activity in the honey. This is a special activity unique only to Manuka Honey.  The rating indicates the level of anti-bacterial level of the honey.  The higher the level, the stronger the activity.
Who are suitable for the consumption of Carina Manuka Honey?
Anyone, except for infants under the age of 12 months old.
What the best way to consume Carina Manuka Honey?
On a daily basis you can mix 1-2 tsp Carina Manuka Honey with warm water with or without food.

When the body is under stress from colds and flus you can just put a spoonful in your mouth, slowly let it dissolve and slide down your throat. This is the best method for throat and chest infections. For best results, people with gastrointestinal issues are recommended to take it with an empty stomach everyday.