5 Powerful benefits of Manuka honey (slideshow)

2. Strep throat

More than one study shows that Manuka honey kills the bacteria that causes strep throat, Streptococcus. This is great news since some people get recurring strep, which happens when strep is antibiotic-resistant or just keeps coming back. For people dealing with this problem, Manuka honey could kill those painful strep-causing bacteria once and for all.

If you’re struggling with a recurrent or antibiotic-resistant sore throat, eat some Manuka honey and see what happens.

Read: Knock out your sore throat the natural way

Jenny Smiechowski

By Jenny Smiechowski

Jenny Smiechowski is a Chicago-based freelance writer who specializes in health, nutrition and the environment. Her work has appeared in online and print publications like Chicagoland Gardening magazine, Organic Lifestyle Magazine, BetterLife Magazine, TheFix.com, Hybridcars.com and Seedstock.com.