How Do You Use Manuka Honey To Treat Sinus Infections?
Manuka honey is honey made from the pollen of manuka bush flowers. Cultivated in New Zealand, the unpasteurized, raw honey contains beneficial antibacterial compounds. According to studies conducted by Dr. Peter Molan of Waikato Univeristy, regular doses of manuka honey can kill infectious bacteria such as Streptococcus, Staphylococcus aureus and Helicobacter pylori. As such, it has become a popular alternative remedy for skin ulcerations, acne, sore throats, staph infections, sinus infections and treatment of the common cold. Measure 1 cup distilled water into a microwaveable bowl, and place in the microwave on high for 2 minutes. Alternatively, heat the water in a small sauce pan to near boiling. Remove the water from the oven. Add ¼ tsp. standard table salt and stir until the salt has dissolved completely. Add 1 tsp. raw manuka honey to the salt water and stir until thoroughly blended. Cover the salt and honey mixture and allow it to cool to room temperature. Then transfer the solut