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What are the different strengths of Mānuka Honey and what are they best for?

Mānuka Honey is renowned for its antimicrobial nature and healing properties, however not all Mānuka Honey is the same. Mānuka Honey comes in a range of different strengths and it is helpful to match the right strength with the right application. ...
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Four reasons why you need a jar of Mānuka Honey

Manuka Honey is world renowned as it possesses the highest antimicrobial content of any honey on the planet. This means that it helps fight winter illnesses when consumed and it is also anti-fungal when applied to the skin and can fight all for...
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What do you use Mānuka Oil for

Pure, precious, natural Mānuka oil is a key healing ingredient in most of our range of natural health products. This wonderfully nourishing essential oil, rich in triketones and flavonoids is a natural powerhouse of antibacterial and a...
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Where is Mānuka found?

Mānuka is a highly valuable plant for its use in rongoā māori, and historically it has had many applications. Some of these applications include: A soothing and healing tea made from the leaves. Mānuka honey derived from mānuka flowers ha...
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What flora and fauna is found on Aotea? (Great Barrier Island)

In recent years, there has been growing interest in the natural biodiversity of Aotea. Though Tiritiri Matangi and Hauturu (Little Barrier Island) are more famous for their conservation, there is an enormous clean-up effort on Aotea (Great Barr...
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What is Kūmarahou good for?

On the shelf of native herbal healing products, a New Zealand plant that often gets overlooked is the mighty Kūmarahou. It is a ‘mighty’ plant with good reason. Kūmarahou contains saponins - natural surfactants, which when agitated, saponify an...
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