Sunday, August 23, 2009

Renewed Interest in Honey for Wound Healing

Cosmeceuticals and Natural Products: Wound Healing
Clin Dermatol, 2009 Sep-Oct; 27(5):502-6.

Despite several technologic and strategic advances in the field, wound care has returned to the roots of medicine and embraced some of the remedies used millennia ago.

Some of the many potentially beneficial natural products include the beta-glucans, honey, aloe, cocoa, and oak bark extracts. There has recently been a surge of interest for their possible roles in wound healing.

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