1 of 4

What makes Manuka honey so special?

Antimicrobial Properties

Manuka honey contains a compound called methylglyoxal (MGO), which is responsible for its potent antimicrobial activity. MGO has been shown to exhibit antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties. This may help in fighting off infections and supporting the body's defense against pathogens. There have been studies that have shown Manuka honey to be strong enough to eradicate Staphylococcus and MRSA when used topically. When consumed, many have found relief from Gastritis, along with other stomach issues.

Anti-Inflammatory Effects

Chronic inflammation can weaken the immune system. Manuka honey has been reported to possess anti-inflammatory properties such as Leptosperin, which may help reduce inflammation in the body and contribute to overall immune system health.

Antioxidant Content

Manuka honey is rich in antioxidants, including flavonoids and polyphenols. Antioxidants play a crucial role in neutralizing free radicals in the body, which can contribute to oxidative stress and compromise the immune system. By providing antioxidants, Manuka honey may help maintain a balanced immune response.

Stimulation of Immune Cells

Some studies suggest that Manuka honey may stimulate the production and activity of immune cells, such as macrophages and monocytes. These cells are essential components of the immune system responsible for identifying and eliminating foreign invaders.

Prebiotic Effects

Manuka honey serves as a prebiotic, promoting the growth and activity of beneficial bacteria in the gut. A healthy gut microbiota is closely linked to a robust immune system, as a significant portion of the immune cells resides in the gastrointestinal tract.

  • An icon of a stomach

    Gut Health

    Manuka honey has been proven to be able to assist with treating gut infections such as Gastritis, while soothing and healing ulcers.

  • Icon of woman applying product to skin

    Skin Care

    Given manuka's potent antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, people find great benefits using it topically for wounds, acne, scarring prevention, folliculitis, skin ulcers, and general cleansing

  • Thunderbolt icon

    Clean Energy

    With all the right natural sugars, and it's dense calories, manuka honey makes a wonderful and powerful energy supplement. Kick your day off with natures energy shot, or use it as a pick me up before a workout. Just one spoonful will do the trick. Get your energy while you coat and protect your gut.

  • immunity icon

    Immune System Care

    Manuka honey is believed to boost the immune system through several mechanisms, primarily attributed to its unique composition and beneficial compounds. These compounds work harmoniously to ease the burden on your immune systems while boosting it.

Four jars white background

Your one stop shop for Manuka honey

Explore our array of Manuka honey to find out which strength is best for you! There is always a jar for someone.

Explore Products


SAMU Manuka focuses on providing the best quality of Manuka honey, for a very competitive price. We do not believe that just because our product is a superfood and revered as a delicacy, that only the wealthy can benefit from its spectacular properties. Everyone should have access to the best manuka honey money can buy, without breaking budget. When we say the best quality, we mean it; our honey goes through rigorous testing to ensure the utmost cleanliness and purity. Not only do we maintain the highest standards for our honey from hive to jar, we have gone above and beyond to receive accreditation through testing by the Unique Mānuka Factor Honey Association in partnership with the New Zealand Prime Ministry.

Smiling young girl with foster brother

10% Of All Profits Go To Children In Need

Nobody is more deserving of wellness, safety, and security than our youth. Let's work together to make a difference.

Learn More
Model eating 850 MGO honey

A spoonful of wellness

We believe there is no better way to start your day off than with a powerful antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant. Even better if it packs a punch of energy and is delicious. Feel confident adding this tasty treat to your daily health regimen.

Try our most potent jar:

Our highest MGO and UMF grading for the most potent benefits...

What is UMF?

It is an unfortunate fact that most Manuka honey brands out there are selling fake or adulterated manuka honey. There have been several reports that indicate that anywhere from 50%-80% of the manuka honey jars being sold are falsely advertising the contents of their honey. The New Zealand Prime Ministry has partnered with the UMFHA to regulate the exportation of their most valuable natural commodity. The stringent tests set forth by the UMFHA on UMF™ trademarked manuka products ensure that not only is the quality high, but the MGO grading of the honey is true, guaranteeing potency. The higher the MGO, the higher the UMF grading. It’s designed to validate mānuka honey potency, authenticity, purity, shelf life and freshness for honey producers, brands, customers and consumers around the world. This is why you can NEVER trust any brand that uses an alternative "grading" system, or one without the UMF™ stamp of approval. UMF™ is the only New Zealand approved and globally recognized standard independently assuring the quality of New Zealand mānuka honey so consumers around the world can be confident in the strength and purity of each jar they buy.

Female model with porcelain skin

Put it on your skin!

Unveil the beauty secret of SAMU Manuka for radiant skin. Our pure, New Zealand-sourced Manuka Honey is a skincare marvel, known for its natural healing, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. Experience intense hydration, gentle exfoliation, and powerful antioxidant defense—all in one sweet solution. Pamper your skin with the goodness of Manuka honey, revealing a healthier, more luminous complexion. Nature's touch for your skin's delight.

Explore Products
Female model with flowing hair

Put it on your hair!

Unlock the beauty potential of your hair. SAMU Manuka's honey brings natural healing and nourishment to your locks. Experience the transformative benefits as it deeply hydrates, repairs, and adds a touch of luxurious softness to your hair. Embrace the honey's gentle yet effective properties for a mane that's beautifully revitalized and visibly healthier. Elevate your haircare routine with the goodness of Manuka Honey—nature's gift for stunning, vibrant tresses.

Explore Products
SAMU manuka being drizzled in lemonade pitcher

Mix it with your favorite beverage!

Elevate your beverage experience with the goodness of our premium Manuka Honey—a healthy sugar replacement that sweetens and nourishes. Add a touch of natural sweetness without compromising on your well-being. Packed with vitamins and antioxidants, it not only delights your taste buds but also boosts your immune system and provides a sustained energy release. Say goodbye to refined sugars and embrace the pure, golden sweetness of Manuka honey in your favorite drinks for a delicious and health-conscious treat. Cheers to a sweeter, healthier choice!

Explore Products