Comvita® UMF® 5+ Manuka Honey is produced in New Zealand and contains unique plant phenols. Comvita® UMF® 5+ Manuka Honey is guaranteed to be at least UMF® 5+ and has been verified by an independent testing laboratory. UMF® stands for ‘Unique Manuka Factor’, a measure of the unique type of biological activity which is naturally present at varying levels in honey made from the nectar of the Manuka bush (Leptospermum scoparium), native to New Zealand. The mark UMF® is followed by a number that indicates the strength of the UMF® activity in a batch of UMF® Manuka Honey. The higher the UMF® rating, the more potent the product.
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) texts date back to the Han Dynasty (206 BCE to 220 ACE). One of the earliest works was the Wushi'er Bingfang (Chinese: 五十二病方) That formulary presents more than 250 surgical & food or herbal-based cures for ailments ranging from warts to hemorrhoids or snake bites.