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Give honey and lemon, not OTC cough medicines, to children with coughs, says leading paediatrician

Cough medicines can be toxic and children are better off being treated with plain old honey and lemon and plenty of rest, a leading paediatrician has advised. Children with troublesome coughs should be treated with ‘old-fashioned’ honey and lemon rather than over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicines, a leading paediatrician has advised. [...]

2017-12-07T10:55:13+00:00 7 December 2017|

Global Honey Market Revenue Predicted To Go Up by 2016 – 2022

Retaining the sweetness in food products & beverages has become a rugged task for manufacturers as consumers continue to be skeptical about the genuineness of such sugars. More and more people in the world are victims of diabetes, urging F&B companies to cautiously include artificial sweeteners as well as natural [...]

2016-12-19T10:00:34+00:00 19 December 2016|

HoneyLab on Radio NZ

HoneyLab also featured on Radio NZ in November when Kim Hill spoke to Professor Richard Beasley about asthma, paracetamol, antibiotics, rosacea and more. A very informative listen. You can hear the interview here.

2016-12-14T09:39:01+00:00 14 December 2016|

Richard Beasley given Royal Society medical research award

A Wellington man has been awarded a prestigious science medal for his medical research. His work has helped reduce asthma-related deaths and could help open up a new multibillion-dollar opportunity. New Zealand has one of the world's highest rates of asthma, which can be deadly. Four people died in Melbourne [...]

2016-11-26T09:37:53+00:00 26 November 2016|

Cold sores under attack from bees

Cold sores, the unsightly social occasion killer. But a Tauranga healthcare entrepreneur believes he's on the brink of bringing relief to sufferers with medical grade honey. And in doing so, grabbing a slice of an international market valued at hundreds of millions of dollars a year. “We're not just seeing [...]

2016-10-21T09:36:17+00:00 21 October 2016|

Honevo Rosacea featured in Wendyl Nissen’s blog

Prominent New Zealand journalist, editor, blogger and commentator Wendyl Nissen wrote a blog post about her success when using our kanuka honey formulation for her rosacea. "...The first thing I noticed was that my skin really loved it and was very soft. Then gradually the redness cleared and now it’s [...]

2016-07-07T14:45:35+00:00 7 July 2016|

Quayside Holdings Takes Significant Stake in HoneyLab

Deal gives Quayside a significant stake in the rapidly-growing BoP healthcare company. Quayside Holdings, has today announced that they have taken a major stake in the Bay of Plenty-based healthcare company HoneyLab. The investment, facilitated by Northington Partners, allows HoneyLab to rapidly grow its R&D and commercialisation programmes. HoneyLab CEO [...]

2016-06-28T13:02:50+00:00 28 June 2016|

RadioNZ – Using honey as a medicine

  Shaun has recently been as busy as HoneyLab's 50,000 worker bees. In addition to his TEDx talk last month (see the post below below) he was also featured this afternoon on RNZ's Jesse Mulligan talking about honey as a medicine. To listen, click here.

2016-04-07T15:50:19+00:00 7 April 2016|

Spreading honey word on TEDx Wellington

Last month Dr Shaun Holt, Chief Science Officer and co-founder of HoneyLab was honoured to be asked to do a TEDx talk in Wellington. The talk is about the medical uses of honey and how it can help to fight antibiotic resistance, and if you'd like to see it here [...]

2016-04-07T15:46:17+00:00 7 April 2016|

New Zealand Clinical Trial Achieves Breakthrough With Acne Treatment

New Zealand researchers have shown that a kanuka honey formulation can help with the scourge of teenage life - acne. A large clinical trial of Honevo®, developed by New Zealand pharmaceutical company HoneyLab, has found that study participants using the honey treatment had a reduction in acne severity, fewer acne [...]

2016-02-22T11:43:07+00:00 22 February 2016|