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Which Australian Manuka Honey is best?

Which Australian Manuka Honey is best?

Our Picks for the Best Manuka Honey

  • Best Overall – Manukora Raw Manuka Honey.
  • Best for Inflammation – Manuka Health Manuka Honey.
  • Best UMF 15+ Product – Kiva Raw Manuka Honey.
  • Best Monofloral – Wedderspoon Raw Premium Manuka Honey.

Is Manuka Honey 100 MGO good?

For a quick comparison of the numbers and uses see the Manuka honey ratings table below.

Strength MGO Suggested Use
Low 30+ Everyday sweetener
Mild 100+ Everyday general wellbeing
Medium 200+ General wellbeing & digestive health
High 500+ Cosmetics and digestive health

What is Manuka Honey 50+?

Why choose Manuka Honey MGO 50+ Hilltop Manuka Honey is pure and natural, authentic, Manuka Honey. Hilltop Manuka Honey is measured using the MGO rating. MGO stands for methylglyoxal; this is the naturally occurring compound that gives Manuka Honey it’s special properties.

Is 30 mg of Manuka Honey good?

The strength of Manuka Doctor Manuka Honey is measured using the MGO (Methylglyoxal) grading system from 30 MGO to 840 MGO. Scientists generally agree that MGO is the best way to establish a honey’s antimicrobial (bacteria killing) strength.

Is higher MGO better?

But in Manuka honey, thanks to MGO, the antibacterial properties remain even after the hydrogen peroxide has disappeared. Manuka honey comes in a range of MGO ratings. The higher the number on the label, the better the health benefits and anti-bacterial properties are.

Is Manuka Honey MGO 263 good?

That’s great news for the budget! Middle-grade Manuka honey is most often used in skincare and for health purposes – MGO 263+ (UMF 10+) or higher. Lower-grade Manuka honey (MGO 83+ or UMF 5+) is the perfect choice for daily consumption.

Why is Manuka honey so expensive?

Manuka honey is expensive because it’s so rare in the world. It only grows in one place in the world, and it’s subject to poor weather conditions that can impede its bloom. Because manuka honey has such potent health benefits, both the beauty industry and the restaurant industry are vying for it.

What does 70 MGO mean in Manuka honey?

Manuka Health pioneered MGO testing in 2008 after the ground-breaking discovery that MGO is the elusive ‘magic Manuka ingredient’. MGO stands for methylglyoxal, the naturally occurring compound that makes Manuka honey so special. MGO is formed in the honey from Manuka nectar.

Should manuka honey be refrigerated?

Manuka honey should be stored in the pantry, not in the fridge. Cold temperatures can result in crystallisation of the honey (but don’t worry, the honey is still fine to eat). Avoid exposure to prolonged high heat to protect the natural properties of the honey.