22 May 2019

Kānuka honey as a potential cure for cold sores

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:24 pm on 22 May 2019

Do you get cold sores? They can be a real pain.

But a new Medical Research Institute of NZ (MRINZ) study found that honey made from kānuka trees is just as effective in healing cold sores as anti-viral treatments. Lead MRINZ researcher Dr Alex Semprini is on the line now to talk kānuka. 

Alex Semprini

Alex Semprini Photo: Otago University Wellington

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