Ellie haines

JUNE 06, 2021

Fight bacteria, infections, and viruses with Manuka South 

Here in New Zealand, it’s the time of the year where almost everyone has got a cold or a runny nose, but there is only so much that we can blame on the weather.

The best and most simple way to avoid the common winter cold, is to support your body from within and boost that immunity of yours!

Rather than having to treat a cough, cold, flu, or sore throat, let us share our top five natural, bee supplements that can help prevent you and your family from getting sick.

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    Fight bacteria, infections, and viruses with Manuka South® Propolis Oral Spray

    Using a dose of Manuka South® Propolis Oral Spray is quick and easy and can give instant relief for sore throats. It comes in a convenient spray bottle that you can throw in your purse or keep in your desk at work. Propolis has numerous health benefits and contains antioxidants and flavonoids, providing the perfect combination for the human body to fight infections and stay strong. 

    They work by attacking free radicals which may cause the body damage over time. In addition to antioxidants and flavonoids, Manuka South® Propolis Oral Spray includes several other ingredients such as myrrh, aniseed, clove, and peppermint oils that provides further support.

    The addition of UMF 15+ Mānuka honey helps soothe a sore throat. Imagine the power of honey in a convenient spray bottle, ready to go when you need it most.

    Although Manuka South® Propolis Oral Spray is intended for the throat and oral health, using it can help with many other things such as:

    •  Keeping you healthy
    •  Supporting your immune system
    •  Fighting infection
    •  Preventing inflammation
    •  Fighting bacteria and viruses

  • 02

    Not just any honey, it is super honey.

    Honey has been much loved and used around the world for centuries, not only for its wonderful taste, but for its beneficial properties as well.

    While it is common to see people adding it to their tea, using it for a quick energy boost during a race, or drizzled over a piece of toast, for many people this is an essential part of their first aid kit, to use on cuts and grazes.

    UMF Mānuka has powerful anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. The indigenous Maori of New Zealand has used Mānuka honey together with spiderweb as wound care for centuries, it wasn’t until the late 1990’s that researchers to finally established these therapeutic properties including:

    •  Keeping you healthy
    •  Supporting your immune system
    •  Fighting infection
    •  Preventing inflammation
    •  Fighting bacteria and viruses

    Many people consume a teaspoon of high strength Mānuka honey daily to boost overall health, immunity, and ward off allergies. The benefits of UMF® Mānuka honey are numerous. Four scientifically proven Mānuka honey benefits.

    • Helps the body to enhance overall oral health.
    • Helps to promote wound healing.
    • Helps the body with aid digestion.
    • Helps the body to soothe sore throats.

  • 03

    Perfect for anyone who needs to refresh or has a nagging cough. 

    UMF 15+ Manuka Honey + Propolis Drops. These can be used daily for a dry mouth and throat, a nagging cough, or when you are feeling under the weather. Our pleasant mild menthol flavor with premium Mānuka honey and lemon oil is perfect to nourish irritated tissue of the mouth and airways.

    With added Echinacea, our Mānuka honey lemon drops may help to mildly stimulate the immune system.

    Each lozenge contains the natural goodness of New Zealand UMF 15+ Mānuka honey to soothe the throat and nose. Propolis is used in the formula offering powerful antioxidant properties, to support the immune system with premium flavonoid content.

    Each Drop has a pleasant subtle taste without being overbearing. 

    • Lemon & honey to help soothe a dry mouth and throat and a nagging cough
    • Hot Menthol to help clear and soothe irritated or blocked airways

    Each drop is individually wrapped making this more convenient for you put some in your pocket, some in your carry on and even some in your handbag!

    Trust us… once you have one, you will be left wanting more! Take as desired anytime, anywhere!

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    Offering powerful antioxidant properties 

    Manuka South offers propolis in multiple forms to suit your needs. Our liquid extract can be used for various ailments internally or externally. If you are feeling under the weather and suffering from a sore throat, a warm water gargle with a few drops of our propolis liquid extract is very effective providing a soothing support.

    To improve dental hygiene, liquid propolis can be used daily mixed with some warm water as a mouthwash to help heal canker sores, reduce inflammation from gum disease and reduce dental carries.

    Our liquid extract can also be applied externally to colds sores, shingles, warts, and slow healing wounds. Propolis has been used by the Greeks and Egyptians for thousands of years to help improve wound healing. 

    Modern research is also being conducted with promising results into the efficacy of propolis to improve wound healing when applied externally.

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    Helps to protect our bodies from outside threats.

    The bees are onto something here! Propolis, commonly known as bee glue, is a substance produced by honeybees and is natures answer to strengthen and protect the beehive from diseases. 

    Rich in bioflavonoids and offering powerful antioxidant properties, propolis is extremely effective in supporting the immune system and helps to protect our bodies from outside threats.

    Manuka South offer propolis in softgel, and capsule form, this is a simple and convenient way to get your daily dose of propolis. Each softgel contains the equivalent of 500g of fresh bee propolis and the capsules contain 700mg fresh bee propolis per capsule.