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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is Manuka Doctor?

Manuka Doctor – pioneers in cutting edge, Apitherapy led skincare. Manuka Doctor is the only skin care range to combine the potency of patented Purified Bee Venom with the healing benefits of Certified Manuka Honey for authentic skin care solutions that work intelligently with the skin to combat issues from blemish control to anti-ageing.Harnessing the power of the highest performing ingredients from the hive and applying the expert scientific research of Dr SangMi Han, Manuka Doctor offers naturally inspired, scientifically enhanced skin care formulations which are refined, concentrated and 100% bee friendly.Manuka Doctor puts women's needs and concerns at the core of everything it does resulting in high performance skin care regimes that deliver genuine benefits for the ultimate in skin confidence, every day.The brand has quickly earned cult status with recognition for both its key role in helping to clear blemish prone skin as well as earning the title of 'nature's answer to botox' for its topical qualities that nurture cell regeneration and encourage collagen production.

2. What makes Manuka Doctor products any different from other bee venom products?

Unlike any other bee venom range, Manuka Doctor uses a purified form of venom which guarantees ultimate efficacy and performance. Manuka Doctor's Purified Bee Venom is the result of a unique patented purification process that removes any unwanted particles after it's been collected from the hive, guaranteeing the purity and potency of the formulation. The venom is extracted using a safe process that ensures that the bee's lifespan, well being and performance are not affected.

3. Is there a regulatory body which checks the quality of bee venom products on the market?

The Purified Bee Venom Institute is a body set up to assure a standard of excellence - the mark denotes that a product which carries the symbol has been produced in line with the highest level of purification. Manuka Doctor is a member of the PBVi and all products carry the stamp of approval.

4. Can anyone use the products?

If you have an allergy to bee stings or any of the other listed ingredients, you should avoid using the products. You may wish to do a patch test to ensure compatibility with your skin. All Manuka Doctor products have been safety assessed by an independent toxicologist and are suitable for use on children over the age of 3. Manuka Doctor does not recommend that the products are used by pregnant women.

5. Will using the products hurt/is the sensation like a bee sting?

No, it won't hurt.

6. Are all the ingredients natural?

Manuka Doctor sources New Zealand grown and harvested Manuka Honey and other natural bee products. These naturally inspired ingredients are combined with more scientifically enhanced ingredients to provide high performing skincare products that really work.    

7. Has it been rigorously tested?

By adhering to the highest standards in ingredient selection and manufacturing processes Manuka Doctor can assure our customers the best quality formulations that have the technical backing of expertise research and independent laboratory testing.

8. Are there any trials to back this up?

Dr SangMi Han, the world's most eminent bee venom expert, has been researching bee venom in skincare for over 12 years. Her research into Purified Bee Venom has proven that this potent combination of minerals, peptides and amino acids works on all levels of the skin, to encourage naturally occurring cell regeneration, boost collagen formation, prevent sun damage, accelerate the recovery of damaged skin cells and work as an alternative treatment to antibiotic therapy for acne. Copies of trials are available on request.