‘Wound care’

How to treat a dog’s wound

HOW TO HEAL YOUR PET'S WOUND

Anybody with a dog wondered at some point how to treat a dog’s wound. It is quite challenging to treat a sick dog at home. This happens a lot, either because the vet is too far away or because the meds are too expensive. Or, another bad scenario: they don’t work! I know of so many cases of wounds that didn’t heal, no matter how famous or expensive the drugs were. Something happened, the wound got infected, a nasty super-bug interfered… Read More

Revamil medical grade honey. Comparison to manuka honey.

revamil the perfect dressing for your wounds

Though it is medical grade honey, Revamil it is NOT MADE FROM MANUKA HONEY. Revamil is a CE-marked, standardized, medical-grade honey, produced under controlled conditions in greenhouses, by Bfactory Health Products, Rhenen, The Netherlands. Revamil is sourced in the Netherlands from healthy bee colonies under controlled circumstances. As a result of this controlled production process, Revamil has a reproducible, highly antibacterial effect. All products are CE-registered and therefore comply with all of the safety requirements which are important for professional wound care. The researchers at the University… Read More

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 tube

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

Manuka honey – THE BEST to treat wounds, burns, skin infections.

medical grade honey is the best to treat skin infections

The antibacterial effect of manuka on wounds has been long recognized. In 2004 Britain’s National Health Service has licensed the use of manuka-honey wound dressings and sterilized medical grade manuka-honey creams. There are lots and lots of scientific studies, lab tests, clinical trials. There is no doubt that manuka honey is one of the best natural treatment (better than synthetic drugs) for skin infections. Egyptians and Greeks used honey for wound care, and a broad spectrum of wounds are treated… Read More

Kanuka Honey treats acne and rosacea! What is kanuka honey?

kanuka honey is the best medicine for skin infections

Coming from Kunzea ericoides, also known as white tea-tree or scrub, is a tree that grows only in Australia and New Zealand. Until 1983, Kanuka was considered to belong to genus Leptospermum, like manuka tree. But now we only consider it like its cousin. The differences are really hard to notice, even some beekeepers fail to recognize them. Their flowers have a similar morphology and pollen differentiation between the two species is very difficult. Apparently the easiest way to tell the difference is to feel the… Read More