Thursday, November 06, 2014

UK Firm Launches Dressing with Honey to Help Healing

Nottingham Post  |  November 04, 2014
CHART-TOPPER Jessie J uses it to keep her voice polished, Olympian Victoria Pendleton swears by it to stave off a cold, and now manuka honey is being added to wound dressings to prevent infections.
Nottinghamshire-based firm Brightwake has developed a new dressing with the honey which could be used to treat ulcers and wounds on people who have undergone surgery.
Manuka honey is known for its medicinal qualities as it is a natural antiseptic.
The dressing, called Actilite Protect, has a silicone layer to stop it sticking to the patient and will be launched at the Wounds UK Annual Conference in Harrogate next week…

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