The Use of Manuka Honey to Promote Wound Healing

Molan, P. (2013). The use of manuka honey to promote wound healing. L.O.G.I.C (Linking Opportunities Generating Inter-Professional Collaboration): The Official Journal of The New Zealand College of Primary Health Care Nurses, NZNO, March 2013, 23-25. • March 26, 2013

When wounds are not healing, or the healing is slow, this is usually because the wound is inflamed. Inflammation in a wound is also responsible for unsightly scars after a wound has eventually healed.  The use of honey as a wound dressing prevents these problems through its potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity.

Please note the attachment contains images of wounds that some may find disturbing.

Published by Dr Peter Molan.