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Medihoney dressings – the best wound care dressing products

use medihoney for hard to heal wounds and ulcer foot

My recent posts are about the best wound care dressing products. I mentioned Medihoney® as the best antibiotic gel/paste to apply on a wound, followed by Xtrasorb®, the best absorbent dressing, which will retain the fluid and ensure a clear, free from maceration wound. The mechanism of action is based on two main features of honey: 1. high osmolarity which makes the fluid to be pulled out from the deeper tissue to the wound surface, helping the body’s natural processes to clear debris and necrotic tissue from the wound. 2.… Read More

Xtrasorb – the best in the list of wound care dressings. Product review.

use xtrasorb dressing for chronic wounds

It’s difficult to treat an old infected wound. Today the best solution is a medical grade honey dressing and then a good absorbent. MEDIHONEY® recommends using XTRASORB®, the global leading brand in the list of wound care dressing products. First apply MEDIHONEY® gel or paste directly on the wound and then use XTRASORB®, which is a super-absorbent, coming in three different types, according to the wound. ♦     XTRASORB® HCS: For dry to moderately exuding wounds – with and without adhesive border ♦ ♦   XTRASORB®… Read More

Medihoney wound dressing review

medihoney wound gel review

Wounds that never heal? Bacterial infection? Not any more. Use medical grade honey to treat your wound. Here is a Medihoney wound dressing review, that explains how it functions and what to do. MEDIHONEY® is the global leading brand of wound care dressings, made with manuka honey, also known as Active Leptospermum Honey, from the botanical name of the bush, the source of this honey. Manuka honey is different than the other honeys, and research confirmed that  it is the best for… Read More

Activon – a medical grade honey for wounds review

Activon honey is a medical grade honey for wounds, produced by Advancis Medical from manuka honey, New Zealand. When shall we use it? On infected wounds. Superficial wounds usually heal themselves quickly, but in cases of infected wounds or serious burns it is best to use Activon – a medical grade honey.  Use it for sloughy wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, surgical wounds, burns, graft sites, malodorous wounds. How do we know the wound is infected? If the area of the wound is showing… Read More

The golden honey. What is turmeric good for?

which are honey and benefits health benefits

I’m sure you’ve heard a lot about it, but still wonder what is turmeric good for. For real. Here are its main health benefits, the ones that are well researched and studied. (It is said it can cure over 650 conditions.) The golden honey, aka golden milk, refers to honey mixed with turmeric. Honey alone is known to have high therapeutic activities. In combination with turmeric it will act as a potentiator of its therapeutic properties. What is turmeric? Turmeric is a strong anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and… Read More

Pine honey health benefits

what is pine honey good for

Everybody knows a pine tree. Everybody loves it. Especially in winter. What we don’t know is that a honey can be made out of its sap. And that pine honey health benefits have a lot to do especially with our respiratory system. It’s expectorant and eases breathing. The best honey for lung diseases, chronic cough, asthma and bronchitis. And its benefits are even more. Pines are evergreen, coniferous resinous trees in the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae. There are small pine trees, like the Siberian… Read More

What is honeydew honey?

what is honeydew honey

Honeydew honey should not be considered to be a type of honey made from melons. They are also called honeydew, but have nothing to do with the honey. So, what is honeydew honey? A type of honey made from the “blood” of our trees. Their sap. You’ll see. Honeys are classified in 2 major categories. The first category gathers all blossom honeys, which are made from nectar. The second category refers to honeys made from trees, and this doesn’t mean the flowers of… Read More

Sweet chestnut honey

chestnut honey with bee in flowers

The chestnut tree: The chestnut tree is a Castanea genus, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The name also refers to the edible, tasty nuts they produce. Chestnuts belong to the same family as the oak and beech. There are 4 main species: European, Asiatic (Chinese and Japanese) and American chestnuts. • European species: Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) known as “Spanish chestnut” in the US, is the only European species of chestnut. It was successfully introduced to the Himalayas and other temperate… Read More