DIY Manuka Honey Recipe For Preppers

Manuka Honey is gaining in popularity today.  Unfortunately, it’s expensive.  Really expensive.   This DIY Manuka Honey Recipe is a homemade alternative I use and enjoy.

Properties of Manuka Essential Oil

Steam distilled from the leaves and stems of the plant, Manuka oil has a woodsy, slightly sweet scent. Manuka essential oil can be compared to Tea Tree essential oil, as Manuka oil benefits the skin in a similar way. 
The benefits of raw honey in our DIY Manuka Honey Recipe

 

DIY Manuka Honey Recipe Ingredients

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* Raw Honey  Preferably organic.

* Young Living Manuka Essential Oil

* A tight fitting lidded glass jar. I really like these jars to store my Manuka Honey Recipe in.  I love the labels and pen they come with.

DIY Manuka Honey Recipe

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Steps To Make  DIY Manuka Honey Recipe

In a 4 ounce glass jar combine 4 ounces of honey with 8 drops of Manuka Essential Oil and stir.  Keep tightly covered.

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A Word Of Caution!

Unlike the store bought Manuka Honey, our DIY Manuka Honey Recipe is meant for TOPICAL USE ONLY! 

No Time For A DIY Manuka Honey Recipe?

Life’s busy. Sometimes a little bit of convenience is worth the cost. Have no fear! Manuka Honey is available for purchase. It comes in different UMF Levels of UMF 5+ (Authentic)UMF 10+ (Premium)UMF 15+ (Super Premium) and UMF 20+ (Ultra Premium).

PRO TIP: The higher the UMF rating, the stronger the taste of the Manuka Honey. If you plan on using this brand internally, you’ve been forewarned.

Medical Grade Honey

Looking for other types of honey for your Emergency Preparedness and Prepping needs? We’ve done the research on Medical Grade Honey for you!

How do you use honey for prepping and self reliance?

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Benefits of Medical Grade Honey for Preppers

Honey has been used in wound care for centuries, all the way back to the ancient Egyptians.  Today, people  swarm to Medical Grade Honey for it’s healing properties.

What Is Medical Grade Honey?

Made from New Zealand’s Manuka honey (Leptospermum species), *this post contains affiliate links MediHoney contains  Methylglyoxal, a unique ingredient that provides it’s strong antibiotic benefits.

Interestingly,  pH content of Medical Honey is  more acidic than any other honey, which means much faster wound healing.

 Medical Grade Honey for Emergency Preparedness

Proof.  I Want Proof Medical Honey Works

There are over 234 pieces of evidence to MediHoney’s ability not only to heal wounds, but to heal them faster.  (source)

Medical Honey and Emergency Preparedness

MediaHoney is the perfect addition to medical kits to use when with diabetic ulcers, open wounds, scrapes and burns.  Toss a tube of it into your 72 Hour Kits and Emergency Kits too.

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How To Use MediHoney

Use MediHoney in paste or gel form like any other wound cream.  Derma Sciences also offers dressings for shallow wounds.

G-Tubes and Excema

One way I use Medical Honey is around my son’s g-tube site.  This miracle honey helps with skin breakdown as well as protecting against inflammation.

Then we have my son’s Remicade treatments causing eczema flares, and this stuff works wonders on eczema.   No kidding.

So.  Medical Grade Honey Is Expensive.

There’s no doubt that Medical Grade Honey comes with a bit of a price tag. While it’s worth the price, I understand the word ‘budget’, too.  Boy do I ever.  So much so that I wrote about how I make my own version of medical grade honey in my post about my DIY Manuka Honey Recipe

What is one thing that you refuse to go without, despite the cost?