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University research suggests Australian manuka honey stronger than NZ variety

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University research suggests Australian manuka honey  stronger than NZ variety

Research at Australia’s Sunshine Coast has found a local variety of the manuka or tea-tree bush may produce more potent medicinal honey than the species which grows in New Zealand. The finding was revealed in a segment screened on the high-profile and popular ABC Gardening television show last month

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UK scientific study shows manuka honey helps treat cystic fibrosis

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UK scientific study shows manuka honey helps treat cystic fibrosis

 A new study by a group of UK bio-medical scientists shows that manuka honey will be likely to do a better job than antibiotics in treating the resistant bacterial strains that afflict sufferers of cystic fibrosis.

According to results from the study published at Frontiers of Microbiology earlier this year, manuka honey was effective in killing some 39% of the anti-biotic resistant bacteria.

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