I think that you likely have a co-infection like h.pylori, other bad bacteria, SIBO, etc. Anyways thats cool that the manuka honey worked out. I ‘m thinking about trying stuff like this out soon. You should look into royal jelly too if you want another honey based remedy, its the stuff fed to the queen bee.
It appears it is highly anti-inflammatory and acts as an antibiotic and heals the gut. It also treats GI problems which is great.