Manuka Honey – Your Summer Skin Saviour

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:56:45 PM Pacific/Auckland

Long days in the sun, surf and wind can lead to the misery of sunburn, and dry weathered looking skin.

Manuka honey is a great natural remedy to have on hand to ease skin that has been stressed from exposure to the elements.

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Sweet Christmas Gift Ideas

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:10:30 AM Pacific/Auckland

 

We have the perfect New Zealand natural treats for all your loved ones (or yourself, go ahead you deserve it!) 

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Detox Hacks – How to Detoxify without Deprivation

Friday, November 11, 2016 5:33:11 PM Pacific/Auckland

‘Detoxing’ means different things to different people – but a common assumption is that for a week or so you deprive yourself of anything delicious while suffering through endless green liquids (and dreaming of the pizza you’re going to eat as soon as the detox is over).

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Surprisingly quick fixes for dry hair and skin (tried and tested)

Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:13:02 PM Pacific/Auckland

After moving towns recently my skin and hair looked increasingly and inexplicably ravaged - dry, dull and damaged. I was using the same beauty products as always and life was good. What was going on?

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On a Low-Sugar Diet? No need to give up Manuka Honey…

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:57:40 PM Pacific/Auckland

If you’re avoiding sugar you may be thinking Manuka honey is off the menu. Manuka Honey with CycloPower™ has changed all that.

 

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Health food imposters – how to spot them

Monday, June 13, 2016 1:06:08 PM Pacific/Auckland

 

Many so-called health foods are anything but - find out what to look for (clue - reading the label is essential!)

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Simple home remedies for coughs and colds (that really work!)

Monday, May 9, 2016 5:56:20 PM Pacific/Auckland

Traditional home remedies using common pantry items are a simple and effective way to help boost defences and ease symptoms.

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Tired all the time? How to naturally boost your energy

Monday, April 11, 2016 10:34:42 PM Pacific/Auckland

 

 What you eat impacts hugely on your mental and physical vitality.

Poor quality foods leave you overfed yet undernourished, leading to fatigue, weight gain, poor gut health, mood disorders and immune dysfunction.

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Celebrate Easter the healthy (but still decadent) way

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 4:11:35 PM Pacific/Auckland

I have hand-picked some of my favourite homemade Easter treats that are the perfect combo of wholesome and delicious. And they’re pretty quick and simple to make, so no excuses!

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Manuka Honey loves your Mouth!

Monday, February 8, 2016 2:59:28 PM Pacific/Auckland

Scientific studies show Manuka honey has real benefits for oral health, and despite its high natural sugar content behaves in very different ways to refined sugar.

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Look and feel even better this year with 4 simple practices

Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:22:35 PM Pacific/Auckland

Forget about New Year resolutions and complex health regimes, here are some simple practices you can start right now that will quickly have you looking and feeling a whole lot better.

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Stuck for Christmas gift ideas?

Monday, December 7, 2015 2:55:05 PM Pacific/Auckland

Here are some natural goodies to surprise and delight your loved ones.

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Prevent Summer Eczema – Start doing this now

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:54:18 PM Pacific/Auckland

BAM. Just when showing some skin is starting to seem like a good idea – dry, scaly, itchy, red patches start appearing.

Eczema can occur any time, but many people seem to notice it flares up in summer.  No matter what time of year, eczema is a sign your skin is screaming out for serious help on the moisture front.

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7 Skin Problems Manuka Honey Can Solve

Friday, October 2, 2015 2:32:09 PM Pacific/Auckland

Finding the right skin care for your individual needs can be tricky.  Most skin care products are marketed for one specific skin type or condition – dry, oily, acne, eczema, aging, sensitive – but in reality our needs are often a bit more complex, and may even seem contradictory (oily and dry, acne and eczema?).

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What to look out for if you have sensitive skin

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:37:58 PM Pacific/Auckland

As someone all too familiar with the minefield that is sensitive skin (‘hypoallergenic‘ is no guarantee) I have become hyper-aware of the hidden hazards in common skincare products. 

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Why manuka honey belongs in your first aid kit

Monday, August 3, 2015 1:16:43 PM Pacific/Auckland

Unless you’ve been lost in the desert for the last few years you’ve probably heard something about the wonders of New Zealand manuka honey. All this attention has led to much scientific interest and research, and evidence that one of the most proven uses for manuka honey is putting it on you rather than in you. 

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A feast for your gut – the power of prebiotics

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:53:27 PM Pacific/Auckland

A healthy digestive system has a lot to do with bacteria.

We all have our own unique medley of bacteria and other micro-organisms living in our gut (collectively referred to as ‘gut flora’ or ‘microflora’).  Some are friendly and essential for health, some potentially damaging if not kept under control. 

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Immune Boosting for Kids (and big kids)

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 1:25:07 PM Pacific/Auckland

Does anyone else have a house full of snotty noses and sore throats right now? 

The winter bugs have struck early in New Zealand, and as you probably know the bugs kids bring home from school or daycare can take down the whole family.  

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Combating dry or prematurely aging skin - the ins and outs

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:33:22 PM Pacific/Auckland

The state of our skin is often an indicator of our wider state of health, and reflects the fact that what goes into our bodies shows up in the way we look and feel.

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What is Royal Jelly and why is it important that Royal Jelly is fresh?

Monday, April 20, 2015 2:05:25 PM Pacific/Auckland

Royal Jelly is an extremely nutritious exclusive food of the Queen Bee that lives about 6 years eating nothing but Royal Jelly, while worker bees live about 6 weeks eating honey and pollen. The only difference between Queens and workers is their diet.

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See how easily you can treat dull, dry skin

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:15:38 PM Pacific/Auckland

So you’ve had a great summer, but all that lovely sunshine, swimming and heat have left you with dry rough skin that looks somewhat worse for wear.  If this sounds familiar keep reading, because I have discovered the best treatment for summer-stressed dry skin.

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Share the love

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:28:00 AM Pacific/Auckland

Here at The Manuka Shop we think everyone should be treated with love, and not just on Valentine’s Day! So whether you are happily married, happily single or anything in between, here are some ideas to show the love, and to survive Valentine’s Day.

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Digestive bloating – how de-stressing can help

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 4:06:09 PM Pacific/Auckland

Do you have days when your belly starts out flat and ends up looking 6 months pregnant?  You're not alone.

Bloating, usually accompanied by bowel irritability, is one of the most common digestive complaints amongst both men and women.

Many factors can contribute to these symptoms, but a ‘strung out’ nervous system and chronic bacterial overgrowth are frequent underlying causes of digestive bloating and dysfunction.

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Manuka Honey for Skin & Wound Care

Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:00:45 PM Pacific/Auckland

Manuka HOney Tip 2Manuka honey is the ultimate skin treatment for beauty & healing...







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How does CycloPower™ work?

Friday, March 14, 2014 4:18:44 PM Pacific/Auckland

CycloPower illustrationCycloPower™ is a natural bioactive booster that enables dietary supplements to work better. 'Cyclo' is in reference to cyclodextrin which is the beneficial molecule derived from natural starch, and 'Power' is due to the boosting action it provides.

CycloPower™ is an advanced biotech breakthrough. This post is designed to explain how it works.

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What are the benefits of MGO™ Manuka Honey with CycloPower™?

Friday, March 14, 2014 3:00:06 PM Pacific/Auckland

Manuka Honey honeycombThe many wonders of Manuka Honey are well documented. But what are the benefits of this new CycloPower™ technology? How does this improve upon Manuka Honey alone?

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Posted in Health & Wellness By Awa