Manuka honey can be used as a honey of choice for both kitchen and beauty purposes.
Manuka honey can be used in many beauty applications. You can use honey to wash your face. You can add honey to any homemade (or bought) hair, face or body mask, cleanser or exfoliant.
Raw manuka honey is high in amino acids, B vitamins, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc.
How to identify real manuka honey: It will have a UMF trademark on the label, the honey will be from New Zealand, the UMF company name and license number will be listed, and it will have a UMF rating of 5- 16+
*Make sure to buy raw honey and not commercial honey. Commercial honey has been heavily processed, thereby stripping its nutrients. Clear and syrupy honey is commercial honey. Raw honey is very thick.