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When bees collect the nectar that they turn into honey, they add a variety of substances one of them is the enzyme called glucose oxidase but this enzyme is activated it produces hydrogen peroxide which is a little bit like bleach but the exciting thing about the way it's produced in honey is that it's at high enough levels to inhibit the microbial growth that could cause infection but at low enough levels that it doesn't damage your tissues as the healing.

Microbiologist Dr Shona Blair explains:

"Some honeys like Jarrah from Western Australia have very high levels of this antimicrobial activity…

"… some interesting lab studies we've compared the activity of Manuka type honeys to the peroxide type honeys like Jarrah or Red Gum what we've found is that the peroxide honeys are more active than the Manuka honeys"

 

HONEY AND ITS BENEFITS

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Jarrah Honey Is the New Superfood from Australia You Need to Know

There’s a gold rush of sorts happening in Australia and New Zealand—liquid gold, The benefits of jarrah are astounding and range from the cosmetic to the clinical: Studies show that when applied topically, its antioxidants support skin-cell turnover.

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Rare Jarrah honey halts ageing by stimulating collagen production and boasts skin repair

Manuka honey has been hailed as 'liquid gold' with the power to delay ageing and help with skin repair, coughs and colds -and even fight the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers. But now it's got competition in the form of Jarrah honey, a rarer product harvested.

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Medicinal honey from Western Australia certified for antimicrobial benefits

Honey that comes from jarrah and marri trees, which are unique to WA, are known as monofloral honeys and have been found to have some of the highest antimicrobial activity in the world. But the WA honey industry had been unable to market these properties.

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