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PURITI UMF® 18+ Manuka Honey - Nutritional Benefits

September 05, 2022 2 min read

PURITI Manuka Honey UMF® 18+

PURITI 18+ UMF Manuka Honey contains a whopping 700+ mg/kg of methylglyoxal. With such high levels of MGO, the unique properties of this Manuka honey (natural health benefits, natural healing properties) can really shine. 

The Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) grade is a representation of the purity and potency of the honey. The higher the UMF the honey is, the more nutritional value and benefits you will gain from it. 

Nutritional Benefits of UMF 18+ Manuka Honey

Having a high concentration of MGO means that higher grade honey will give you the usual vitamins and minerals that manuka honey has, such as Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc, Vitamin B6 and Riboflavin, as well as providing many other naturally beneficial properties to your health.

Studies have shown links between Manuka and potential antibacterial properties. This makes Manuka Honey a great ingredient to have to battle illness and injury. 

A few ways it is thought to help:

Soothing of sore throats - Manuka Honey is popularly used to sooth sore throats. Mixed with lemon, ginger and hot water it can create a delicious drink that soothes the throat and stomach.


Skincare- Manuka has been used as a moisturiser, toner and facial mask .A new method of keeping the skin moist with a nature ingredient. Perfect for those who present with dry skin from time to time. .

Gut Health Support - There is evidence to suggest that genuine manuka honey can act as a prebiotic for intestinal gut flora. This helps aid digestion and supports proper bowel function.

This wonderful natural product also has a long history of use by the indigenous Maori people. They would use various parts of the manuka bush to treat different ailments. The bark was used both internally and externally as a sedative, as well as for scalds and burns. Ash from the bark was rubbed on the skin to treat skin diseases, while water vapour from boiled leaves was used to treat colds. 

UMF 18+ Manuka Honey will have darker colour tones and a nuttier, more earthy flavour compared to the lower UMF grades. It will still retain that unique and special flavour that we have grown to love, whilst providing your body with a plethora of vitamins, minerals and other health benefits.

If you’re looking for a honey with a full flavour and incredible properties, you can’t go past PURITI Manuka Honey UMF 18+!