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Active Manuka honey is my anti-aging skin care secret weapon. If you want to eliminate wrinkles and laugh lines, erase blemishes, and restore your skin to its smooth, youthful appearance, you’ll want to consider manuka honey products.This unique ingredient is harvested from an uncultivated bush found only in New Zealand. It contains special enzymes responsible for its skin-healing properties.In fact, the Maori people have used this special honey in skin care treatments for centuries.

Its inclusion in mainstream anti aging skin care products is a fairly recent development, however, with a New Zealand company leading the way.Here are three important reasons to use a skin care system that contains active Manuka honey:1) Build stronger collagen.

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Scientific studies conducted at a New Zealand university demonstrated that this special variety of honey can help your body build stronger collagen tissues.Collagen, you probably know, is the protein responsible for keeping our skin elastic, firm, and wrinkle-free. Unfortunately, as we age, the amount of collagen in our bodies decreases.

You can reverse this process with collagen injections (the effects of which fade in a short period of time).

Or, you can use anti aging skin creams that naturally stimulate your body’s own production of new collagen tissue–a more affordable alternative with longer-lasting results.

2) Antioxidant properties.This unique honey is loaded with natural antioxidants. These antioxidants fight against free radicals, which, if left unchecked, give your skin that sallow, aged appearance that most of us want to avoid.

3) Heal blemishes. Manuka Honey By Manukora using the natural ingredient which is clinically proven to erase blemishes. It’s also an effective treatment method for acne and more severe skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.Now that you know this, it’s time to take the next step and find a natural skin care treatment that will give you the youthful, glowing complexion that you deserve. Visit my web site now to learn about the methods I use to look 10 years younger.

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Manuka Honey Umf For centuries, honey has been used as an effective treatment for wounds, burns and ulcers. In recent years there has been renewed interest in the medicinal properties of honey because of the identification of strong antibacterial properties. There are many features in the composition of honey that create its antibacterial properties. Honey is a saturated solution of sugars that has strong interaction with water molecules.When honey is diluted by wound fluids, hydrogen peroxide is produced in a slow release manner by the enzyme, glucose oxidase. Indigenous to New Zealand, the honey from Manuka trees (also known as Leptospermum scoparium) has been found to have the highest levels of antibacterial phytochemical. This type of honey has become known as Manuka Honey. In addition to its antimicrobial properties, it also appears to stimulate lymphocytic and phagocytic activity. These are key body immune responses in the battle against infection.In most cases, Manuka Honey is used when conventional antibacterial treatment with antibiotics and antiseptics are ineffective. Such cases include staph infections, MRSA and VRE. Numerous studies have shown that these difficult-to-heal wounds respond well to Manuka Honey dressings. Inflammation, swelling and pain are rapidly reduced, unpleasant odors are eliminated, debridement is enhanced as the honey dressings remove dead tissue painlessly and without causing damage to the re-growing skin cells. Therefore, Manuka Honey promotes rapid healing with minimal scarring. Additionally, it has also be used as a first aid treatment for burns because of its potent anti-inflammatory activity."For the treatment of infected wounds, it is important that a sterilized, laboratory-tested honey for medicinal purposes is used, not the regular honey that's used as a food item, says Frank Buonanotte, CEO of Honeymark International which is a manufacturer of health care products containing Active Manuka Honey as a healing agent. Honey produced from the flowers of Manuka trees is tested for antibacterial activity and given a potency rating called the Unique Manuka Factor or UMF. The higher the UMF rating, the greater the level of antibacterial activity. Honeymark uses Active Manuka Honey with a rating of UMF 10 or higher in their health care products, says Buonanotte. UMF graded honey is also sterilized by gamma irradiation without loss of any antibacterial activity.

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Manuka Doctor Honey Manuka honey has been used for its excellent health benefits for many years both as a dietary supplement and as a skincare treatment. There are many different types of honey with various beneficial elements but this particular form has the highest levels of healing properties. It has a special antibacterial property and is rich in antioxidants. Manuka honey skincare can rejuvenate, moisturise and nourish the skin when applied on the surface.It is scientifically acknowledged that Manuka honey can help slow the signs of aging by supporting the skin's natural elasticity. Using natural skin care products with Manuka honey can encourage a brighter, more translucent complexion as it deeply nourishes and improves the texture of the skin.We know that skin aging is caused by both chronological ageing (unpreventable) and photo aging (sun induced aging). The primary environmental factor that causes photo aging is UV irradiation from the sun. Upon exposure to sunlight, the activity of a group of enzymes called matrix metalloproteinases (MMP's) is up-regulated. This leads to the degradation of collagen in the skin. Collagen is a critical provider of strength and resilience to the skin, so when it breaks down, skin loses its firmness and wrinkles are formed.Ongoing research indicates that plant derived phenolic compounds, such as those found in enriched levels in Manuka honey (Stephens et al, 2009)**, have been shown to inhibit MMP's activity. In other words, they slow the signs of aging.Manuka honey skincare products come in a wide range including soap bars, skin cream, hand, nail and feet creams and lip balms. Manuka soap is an excellent way to cleanse your skin and remove any body odour. Once you have used the product a few times you won't want to try anything else as the healing qualities refresh and nourish your skin leaving it moisturised with a healthy glow.Skin care with Antibacterial Medical Manuka honey can be helpful for those prone to eczema, dermatitis or dry skin. It moisturises to relieve irritated dry, itchy skin and boosts the natural barrier properties of the skin helping it to retain moisture. It also maintains the skin pH at a healthy level, protecting against pH rises.Hand and nail cream made with this natural ingredient will leave your hands feeling soft and moisturised and your cuticles and nails strong and healthy.Manuka honey in lip treatments can help protect your lips in any season; it can also protect them from the drying effects of the wind. The honey combines well with ingredients such as Avocado, Macadamia and Kiwifruit seed oils. Shea butter and natural beeswaxes help to soften, plump and smooth your smile, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the lip area.