manuka honey

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A medicinal grade honey applied topically to treat decubitus ulcers or prepare wound beds for skin grafts
Application When compared to standard hydrogel therapy, venous leg ulcers dressed with manuka honey have less slough, better healing and a lower incidence of infection

manuka honey (m·nōōˑ·k huˑ·nē),

n honey gathered from flowers of the manuka bush,
Leptospermum scoparium, a wild plant found in New Zealand. The active honey, in the nonpasteurized form, contains a potent antibacterial compound called unique manuka factor (UMF). Manuka honey is used to treat sore throats, skin ulcers, heartburn, peptic ulcers, to fight
Helicobacter pylori bacteria, and as a wound dressing. Also called
active manuka honey.
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The goal of this research is to show the efficacy of medical grade honey (L-Mesitran Soft) in the treatment of ear infections caused by a bacteria or fungus.
Medical grade honey proofs to speed up the recovery.
The study, entitled "Randomised controlled feasibility trial on the use of medical grade honey following microvascular free tissue transfer to reduce the incidence of wound infection," was conducted by Dr.
With several products already available on drug tariff in the UK for the past two years (sales estimated at around $10 million), medical grade honey has been a topic of growing importance on the agendas of European-based wound care conferences, notably the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) conference in Prague in May, 2006 and the Wounds-UK conference in Harrogate in November, 2006.
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