Manuka Health MGO550+ Manuka Honey 500g

Manuka Health MGO550+ Manuka Honey 500g

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MGO™ Manuka Honey
Scientific evidence has confirmed methylglyoxal as one of the key compounds naturally occurring in New Zealand manuka honey.

MGO™ 550+ Manuka Honey is certified to contain at least 550mg/kg of methylglyoxal.

MGO™ 550+ Manuka Honey has the highest level of methylglyoxal available from Manuka Health.

Manuka-type honeys can eradicate biofilms produced by Staphylococcus aureus strains with different biofilm-forming abilities

Chronic wounds are a major global health problem. Their management is difficult and costly, and the development of antibiotic resistance by both planktonic and biofilm-associated bacteria necessitates the use of alternative wound treatments. Honey is now being revisited as an alternative treatment due to its broad-spectrum antibacterial activity and the inability of bacteria to develop resistance to it. more...
Identification and quantification of methylglyoxal as the dominant antibacterial constituent of Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) honeys from New Zealand
Professor Thomas Henle and colleagues at The Technical University of Dresden publish the research results upon identifying the substance formerly known as the “unique manuka factor” primarily responsible for the non-peroxide activity of manuka honey. more...

Manuka honey is bactericidal against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and results in differential expression of oprF and algD
New research (Oct 2012) from researchers at Cardiff regarding Manuka honey's bactericidal activity more...

Improving Antibiotic Activity against Wound Pathogens with Manuka Honey In Vitro
From Abstract: Following the discovery of synergistic action between oxacillin and manuka honey against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, this study was undertaken to search for further synergistic combinations of antibiotics and honey that might have potential in treating wounds. more...