● Mechanism of Halitosis origination
Since manuka honey shows strong antibacterial activity against periodontal disease causing bacteria, its contribution to halitosis decrease can be measured.
● Evaluation instruments for halitosis
Halitosis decrease effect by taking Manuka honey
● Comparison of halitosis decrease effect between Manuka honey and Acacia honey
Manuka honey showed higher halitosis decrease effect than Acacia honey.
Halitosis decreasing effect by Manuka honey containing candy
● Comparison of halitosis decreasing effect by Manuka honey containing candy with that by products available on Japanese market
Manuka honey containing candy showed higher halitosis decreasing effect than other similar function products.
● Mechanism of Decreasing Halitosis by Intake of Manuka Honey
MGO is an unique ingredient included in Manuka honey and it is concerning with its high antibacterial activity.
→ There is the strong correlation between MGO level in honey and the antibacterial activity.
→ Therefore Manuka honey has higher effect of decreasing halitosis than Acacia honey.
→ Manuka honey products give you high performance for reduction of halitosis.