Manuka honey effective treatment for oral bacteria

Manuka honey effective treatment for oral bacteria

Posted by Bill Gluyas on 1st Nov 2019

Scientific studies from Switzerland and New Zealand report that the 3 major strains of oral bacteria can be controlled by Manuka UMF honey.

Comparisons were made between standard honey, chlorhexidine and Manuka UMF 15+ honey.

The authors reported that for Manuka honey to be effective it should have a certification of NPA (non peroxide activity) or be certified UMF 15+ or higher.

Manuka honey has also been recommended as a home remedy for treating sore throats and cough suppression for many generations.

The oral study appears here:

https://www.academia.edu/23349661/Antibacterial_potential_of_Manuka_honey_against_three_oral_bacteria_in_vitro?email_work_card=view-paper