actilite dressings

  • Actilite-An Effective Antibacterial Dressing

    What Is an Actilite?

    Actilite is an antibacterial dressing which contains 99% Manuka honey and 1% Manuka oil. Manuka oil helps in enhancing the anti-microbial effect. It provides an ideal moist environment for healing of the wounds. It is available in 3 sizes- 5cm x 5cm, 10cm x 10cm and 10cm x 20cm .

    Actilite Wound Dressing
    Benefits of Actilite

    Some of the benefits of Actilite are as follows:

    • Allows the passage of exudate
    • Combination of Manuka oil with Manuka honey enhances the antibacterial effect
    • Removes the excessive moisture from the wounded area and allows the wound to heal properly
    • Alters the pH of the wounded area to slightly acidic. It helps in the healing process by giving extra oxygen to the wounded area
    • Honey present in the dressing removes all kinds of obstructions related to wound healing by acting as an antioxidant and antibacterial

    Where to Use Actilite?

    • Suitable for traumatic wounds, surgical wounds and infected wounds
    • Cuts, abrasions as well as burns can be treated effectively using this dressing
    • Can be applied on granulating and epithelializing wounds
    • Best suited for delicate tissues and skin grafts
    • Even suitably used under negative pressure wound therapy


    The precautions which can be taken are as follows:

    • Should be stored at room temperature
    • Although the honey is not absorbed into the blood stream, blood sugar monitoring is advisable in diabetic patients.
    • Do not use if allergic to bee venom

    This is all the required information about Actilite. If in case, it does not quench the thirst for knowledge, then you should try visiting the official

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