You’ve heard all the hype about Manuka. Its many healing benefits that place it in a class of its own. Its antibacterial potency that soars higher than that of regular honey. Its ability to get rid of acne for good, slow aging, and take care of your skin like no other beauty product have done it before.
But did you know that manuka honey should be taken in certain dose depending on your intentions of using it?
Read on to find out how to take manuka honey to get the various benefits from it…
Dosage: When Taken Internally
If you wish to consume the best manuka honey internally, thus is your part.
Usually, the dosage is measured using spoonful; taking a spoonful of raw manuka honey enables it to be quickly and readily absorbed into your body.
Taking 1-3 teaspoons of Manuka honey a day is enough to help you enjoy the health benefits it comes with.
Note that your dosage method highly depends on your reason for using this unique honey.
Trust me, within a few days of consuming this honey; you’ll start experiencing its benefits. Many folks even increase their dosage to 3-4 teaspoons a day for about three months or more.
Dosage: When Taken Externally
The medicinal honey ca also be administered externally- especially when you want to take care of your skin, treat a burn, acne, eczema, etc.
In that case, I’d advise you to start by cleansing the infected area before covering it with a sterile dressing overnight (you can also opt to change it after a few hours).
When applied this way, it does not become messy.
If you have burns or a wound, it advisable that you start by wiping it with some sterilize cloth. Then remove any foreign objects and apply manuka directly to it using a sterile cloth or cotton tip. Cover the wound. Repeat the process as necessary, for several times every day.
Can You Give Kids Manuka Honey?
Now that we have discussed how much manuka honey you ought to take, you might be wondering whether you can give the same to your kids.
Read on to find out…
The medical experts advise you NOT to give any honey (including manuka) to children under the age of 1 year. This is because their digestive system is still developing.
However, if you wish to feed your child with manuka honey, I’d advise you to start by seeking advice from your professional medical care provider.
Taking manuka honey, a particular type of honey with high medical value does not require you to consult your physician for the right dosage to take. Simply follow our expert advice above on the amount of the honey you should take internally or externally, and you’ll start enjoying the benefits.
As for the kids, experts advise you not to give it to them if they’re below one year old. For older children, you’d want to seek medical advice first before giving them manuka honey.