The true relationship of NPA and MG levels
Molan, P. C. (2015). The true relationship of NPA and MG levels. New Zealand Beekeeper, April 2015, 14–18.
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There has been up until now a major misunderstanding of the relationship between different levels of antibacterial activity in manuka honey. It has always been assumed that for example, a honey with a non-peroxide antibacterial activity (NPA) of 20 is twice as potent as one with a rating of NPA 10, but that is in fact not correct.
This article has been published in the journal: New Zealand BeeKeeper. Used with permission.