Manuka honey is a breakthrough in controlling blood sugar levels. My brother's sugar level was high and he drank manuka honey in a tea. His blood sugar level went down and now he uses manuka honey. It has been studied by researchers who claim manuka honey's anti viral, antibiotic, anti-infective, anti-inflammatory with built in hydrogen peroxide. These healing properties act fast and heal fast. Manuka honey is a great sweetner for tea, coffee, and baking. It is sold in health food stores and I feel researchers will find more great benefits.