According to the experts, honey from the Manuka bushes (which grow wild in New Zealand) keeps the doctor away. The honey has proven results treating diabetic ulcers, psoriasis, sexually transmitted diseases, wounds and the symptoms of the common cold, among others. Look out for the UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) rating, which is a measure of potency. A rating of 5 - 10 is considered low, 10-15 is medium and above 15 is high.
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