Honey Health Facts
Honey for healing wounds: Honey's effectiveness in healing wounds has been known since ancient times. It is believed to have properties to help body in getting rid of dead tissues and facilitate growth of healthy ones.
On Oct 9, 2008, ScienceDaily reported that a recent research on 2554 patients, from 19 trials, found that Honey reduced wound healing time more effectively than film and gauze dressings. Honey was found effective in reducing healing time of burns, but its effectiveness in treating other types of wounds is yet to be established.