The Importance of MGO in honey

MGO in Manuka honey stands for Methylglyoxal, a naturally occurring chemical compound attributed to the antibacterial properties for which Manuka honey is so well-known. All honey has some naturally occurring antibacterial qualities, called peroxide activity. Manuka Honey has additional antimicrobial activity, above and beyond what is present other raw honey types. This additional antimicrobial activity is …

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