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Wound healing with Apitherapy: A Review of the Effects of Honey

Michael Malone, Gary Tsai.

Abstract
Honey is a viscous substance derived from nectar and modified by honey-bees. It has wound-healing and antibiotic properties that shows promise as an inexpensive option for moist wound-dressings for a variety of wounds. Throughout history, there have been records of many civilizations such as those in ancient Egypt, India, and Greece that have utilized honey as medicine and current medical literature indicates that there may be benefits in treating burns or wounds with honey. This article will review and discuss the literature pertaining to the use of honey in wound management, to determine whether there is a place for honey in the treatment of this condition.

Key words: Honey, Apitherapy, wound, healing, diabetic ulcer, burn,


 
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Malone M, Tsai G. Wound healing with Apitherapy: A Review of the Effects of Honey. J Apither. 2016; 1(1): 29-32. doi:10.5455/ja.20160620031837


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Malone M, Tsai G. Wound healing with Apitherapy: A Review of the Effects of Honey. J Apither. (2016), [cited December 18, 2017]; 1(1): 29-32. doi:10.5455/ja.20160620031837



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