A Māori Approach to Wellness & Inflammation

Kia ora, whānau! I'm excited to share the natural healing wonders of our Mānuka Honey products from a Te Ao Māori perspective. At Whenua Honey, we believe in the mana (spiritual power) of the land and its gifts, and we're committed to bringing you the finest in Mānuka Honey to enhance your well-being.

Understanding the Taonga (Treasure) of Manuka Honey:

Mānuka Honey, derived from the nectar of the Mānuka tree's blossoms in Aotearoa, holds a special place in our hearts and heritage. Its unique qualities, especially its abundance of methylglyoxal (MGO), align with Te Ao Māori values of holistic healing. MGO, known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, makes Mānuka Honey a cherished taonga for addressing inflammation and nurturing overall health.

Why Whenua Honey?

Here at Whenua Honey, we honor the principles of kaitiakitanga (guardianship) and whanaungatanga (relationships), ensuring that our beekeeping practices respect Papatūānuku (Mother Earth) and the intricate balance of nature. Our commitment to sustainable, ethical practices guarantees that the honey we provide is not only of the highest quality but also aligns with the kaupapa (values) of the Māori way of life.

Top Pick: Whenua Honey UMF 20+ Mānuka Honey

For those seeking relief from inflammation, our UMF 20+ Mānuka Honey is a taonga of exceptional value. With a potent concentration of MGO, this honey embraces the essence of Rongoā Māori (traditional Māori medicine) and offers a pathway to holistic well-being. By incorporating this honey into your daily routine, you're not just nourishing your body; you're connecting with the whenua (land) and its healing energy.

Complementing with Mānuka Oil:

In our pursuit of holistic well-being, we also offer Mānuka Oil, sourced from the leaves of the Mānuka tree. Mānuka Oil, with its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, is a whakaruruhau (protective shield) for your skin and senses.

Recommended Product: Whenua Honey Mānuka Oil

To complement your journey toward balance, consider our Mānuka Oil. Dilute it with a carrier oil and apply it gently, allowing the essence of the whenua to nurture and soothe. This traditional remedy aligns with the whakapapa (genealogy) of our land, providing a natural connection to the healing energies around us.


At Whenua Honey, we invite you to embrace the legacy of our whenua and experience the healing wonders of our Mānuka Honey and Mānuka Oil. By choosing our UMF 20+ Mānuka Honey and incorporating Mānuka Oil into your daily rituals, you're not just supporting your well-being; you're becoming a part of the whānau (family) that values the innate connection between Papatūānuku, Ranginui (Sky Father), and all living things. Nourish your mind, body, and spirit with the gifts of Aotearoa, and let Whenua Honey be your guide on the journey to a more harmonious and balanced life. Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe, me he maunga teitei. Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain.

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