Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Review: Use of Medical Honey in Wound Care

Medical Honey for Wound Care—Still the ‘Latest Resort’?
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, January 7, 2008

In this review, we put our clinical experience into a broader perspective to comment on the use of medical honey in wound care. More prospective randomized studies on a wider range of types of wounds are needed to confirm the safety and efficacy of medical honey in wound care.

Nonetheless, the current evidence confirming the antibacterial properties and additional beneficial effects of medical honey on wound healing should encourage other wound care professionals to use CE-certified honey dressings with standardized antibacterial activity, such as MedihoneyTM products, as an alternative treatment approach in wounds of different natures…

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