Māori indigenous knowledge and Mānuka honey are deeply interconnected, reflecting the profound relationship between the indigenous Māori people of New Zealand and their natural environment. Māori traditional practices and wisdom have long recognized the healing properties of Mānuka honey. This indigenous knowledge has been instrumental in preserving the traditional use of Mānuka honey for medicinal purposes, which modern scientific research has now validated. The Māori people's intimate understanding of the Mānuka tree's nectar and its applications has contributed to the global recognition of Mānuka honey's unique therapeutic benefits. This synergy between indigenous wisdom and scientific research highlights the importance of respecting and preserving traditional knowledge.
Chief medical officer
Dr marc s. stevens, md
FACS, FICS, Fellow of the American Academy, Board Certified Americal Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr Marc is our Medical Physician based in North Carolina, USA. With over 20+ years' experience across the board including 15 years in nutrition and nutraceuticals. Marc brings deep understanding and connections throughout all areas of the USA medical scene including research, clinical surveys and partnerships.
chief science officer
lillian morton phd
PhD Medical and Health Sciences. MDc (dis). IOC Sports Nutrition Diploma. ISAK Level 3. NZ Registered Nutritionist.
Lillian comes from decades of working with High Performance Sports NZ, Olympics, Rugby New Zealand continues to specialize in working with high performance athletes. She is a researcher and scientist, developing research methodologies, keynote speaking and more.