Winter is the season of holidays, hot chocolate, and outdoor fun. However, winter can also be the season of coughing, sniffling, and sneezing. Manuka honey lozenges can go a long way towards easing your pain. Manuka honey lozenges are also a great year-round option for those who want the benefits of Manuka honey on the go.
What makes Manuka honey lozenges so effective? The answer lies in the healthy, natural ingredients.
The most important ingredient in a Manuka honey lozenge is, of course, Manuka honey. Manuka honey is no ordinary honey. The distinct flavor, color, and nutritional benefits of Manuka honey come from a very specific source–the Manuka flower of New Zealand. A lozenge of Manuka honey makes sure that you enjoy all the same benefits found in a jar of this very special honey.
Eucalyptus has many wide-ranging health benefits. Its oil is particularly popular as an anti-inflammatory and as a decongestant. Eucalyptus is also an analgesic. These benefits make Eucalyptus a powerful ally in the winter battle against coughing, sniffling, and sneezing.
Menthol is another ingredient with a wide range of benefits and uses. Menthol is known for its ability to relieve minor pains and aches. Menthol is also popular in dental care as a topical antibacterial agent. Menthol’s minty flavor and pain-relief properties make it just the ingredient for soothing a sore throat.
Propolis is a resin-like substance bees collect from tree sap and other botanical sources. Bees use propolis to seal and sanitize the beehive. Propolis has been a part of traditional medicine for thousands of years. It is prized for its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties.
An important note must be made about propolis: Those who suffer from allergies to bees or bee byproducts should avoid consuming products containing propolis. Consuming propolis can trigger an allergic reaction.
Echinacea is a popular herb in traditional medicine. It is thought to contain substances that boost immune function, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and have antioxidant and antiviral effects.
A special note must be made about echinacea: The U.S. National Institute of Health recommends that pregnant or lactating women should avoid consuming products containing echinacea. Further research must be conducted.
Ginger is an herb famous as a spice and used widely in traditional medicine. It is popular in treatments for pain and nausea.
Peppermint Oil is derived from the peppermint plant and is known for its flavor and its fragrance. Traditional medicine has found use for peppermint oil in treating the symptoms of heartburn, indigestion, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Licorice is a legume most popular for its use as a flavoring agent. Traditional medicine has used licorice to treat various stomach complaints, including ulcers, heartburn, colic, and chronic gastritis.
Lemon is high in vitamin C and other antioxidants.
All Manuka honey lozenges are gluten free.