Scientific Papers

Manuka Honey & Wound Care 

Identification and quantification of methylglyoxal as the dominant antibacterial constituent of Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) honeys from New Zealand

‘Clearly demonstrates that the pronounced antibacterial activity of New Zealand Manuka honey directly originates from MGO’... MORE

The evidence and the rationale for the use of honey as a wound dressing

‘The clinical and scientific evidence from modern research outlined in this review should make it clear that, at least in its use in wound care, honey should be considered alongside modern pharmaceutical products with regard to its effectiveness and therapeutic actions.’ ... MORE

Therapeutic Use of Manuka Honey - A Review

‘this paper reviews manuka honey research, from observational studies on its antimicrobial effects through to current experimental and mechanistic work that aims to take honey into mainstream medicine.’.. MORE

The Glycaemic Index of Manuka Honey

‘The GI of five Manuka honeys tested was in the moderate range, being 54-59’... MORE

Antibacterial potential of Manuka Honey against three oral bacteria in vitro

‘the study showed a non-peroxide activity (NPA) dose-dependent antibacterial efficacy of Manuka honey’... MORE

Honey – a potential agent against Porphyromonas gingivalis an in vitro study

‘Honey acts antibacterial against P. gingivalis strains, the effect being more pronounced for the Manuka honey compared to a locally produced beekeeper honey.’.. MORE

Propolis & Royal Jelly

Molecular Characterization and Enhancement of Anticancer Activity of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester by gamma Cyclodextrin

‘Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE) is a key component in New Zealand propolis, known for a variety of health promoting and therapeutic potentials. We investigated the molecular mechanism of anticancer and anti-metastasis activities of CAPE.’ ... MORE

Antiproliferative activity of New Zealand propolis and phenolic compounds vs human colorectal adenocarcinoma cells

‘As part of our studies on how New Zealand propolis might benefit gastro-intestinal health, we carried out in vitro bioactivity-guided fractionation of Bio30™ Propolis using both anti-inflammatory (TNF-α, COX-1, COX-2) and anti-colon cancer (DLD-1 colon cancer cell viability) assays; and determined the phenolic compounds responsible for the activity'... MORE

Herbal Therapeutics that Block the Oncogenic Kinase PAK1 - A Practical Approach towards PAK1-dependent Diseases and Longevity

Outlines Professor Hiroshi Maruta’s clinical trials using BIO30™ New Zealand Propolis... MORE

New Findings on Biological Actions and Clinical Applications of Royal Jelly - A Review 2017

‘Royal Jelly and its bioactive compounds exhibit broad medicinal uses due to its antioxidant effects and antibacterial, antidiabetic, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antihyperlipidemic, and immunomodulatory properties.’... MORE


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