Manuka honey has been used for centuries for eye health. Used topically, it can treat dry eyes, eye infections, and corneal ulcers. Now don't go rubbing honey in your eyes yet! The best way to use it, is to mix in some boiled water, leave to cool, and use as an eye wash. For infections such as conjunctivitis, the anti-inflammatory properties can help to reduce swelling and pain caused by infection. Manuka Honey also is a great natural moisturizer, and helps to lock in moisture, so is a great natural remedy for dry eyes, as it helps to lock in moisture around the eye.
As an anti-oxidant, Manuka Honey can help to maintain eye health, by keeping bacteria at bay. Manuka Honey is also rich in many of the vitamins and minerals that keep eyes healthy, such as zinc, potassium and vitamin B and C. The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties can support the healing of eye related ailments, and we all know that healthy eyes are so important for our eye sight! All the better to see you with!!