Honey Dressings and Ointments-Effective Healing Solution to Wounds

When nothing heals the deep and traumatic wounds, honey comes to rescue. The osmolarity of honey draws fluid out of the wound bed to create an outflow of lymph. Using honey dressings can be highly beneficial. This biologic wound dressing with multiple bioactivities expedite the healing process. Wound-care brings to you an extensive range of honey dressings and creams.

What are Honey Dressings and MediHoney Antibacterial Medical Honey?

There is an extensive range of honey dressings and ointments that are available at Wound-care. Having a broad-spectrum of antibacterial activity, honey stimulates the immune response. The MediHoney Antibacterial Medical Honey is ideal for use in tubes or as a Tulle dressing. Containing Manuka honey, the tulle dressing is non-adherent and is ideal for deep cavity mild to moderately exuding wounds. Several other honey dressings available at wound-care are:

A)Actilite Dressings:Actilite is coated with 99% Manuka Honey and 1% Manuka Oil. Actilite offers antibacterial protection and is best suited for granulating or epithelialising wounds

B)Activon Tulle:Activon Tulle has 100% medical grade Manuka Honey. This is suitable for shallow wounds, burns, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, diabetic ulcers, infected wounds, and cavity wounds

C)Algivon Dressings:Algivon is an Alginate Dressing impregnated with 100% Manuka Honey. Algivon is suitable for low to moderately exuding wounds, infected wounds, surgical wounds, leg, pressure, and diabetic ulcers

D)MediHoney Gel Sheet Dressings:MediHoney Gel Sheet contains 20% Sodium Alginate and 80% Medihoney. It is suitable for use on mild to moderately exuding wounds, pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, infected and malodorous wounds

E)L-Mesitran Dressings:The L-Mesitran Border Dressings contains medical grade honey, with adhesive film border.

F)MediHoney Apinate Dressings:MediHoney Apinate contains calcium alginate and Medihoney Antibacterial Honey

Benefits of Honey Dressings

  1. Honey dressings withstand dilution with substantial amounts of wound exudate and maintains enough activity to inhibit the growth of bacteria
  2. Honey also stimulates immune response and hence promotes growth of tissues for wound repair
  3. Rapid autolytic debridement too is achieved with honey and it also helps in suppressing inflammation
  4. Honey dressings have multiple bioactive components that can expedite the healing process
  5. High osmolarity of honey creates an outflow of lymph

Where to Use Honey Dressings?

  1. Use on surgical wounds, burns, leg and foot ulcers
  2. Superficial wounds, deep wounds, sinuses, wounds with necrosis and slough, infected wounds, surgical wounds

Precautions to be taken before using Honey Dressings

  1. Honey should always be sterilized. The method of gamma-irradiation should be adopted instead of heating
  2. Take a notice of items that do not contain methylglyoxal

Wound-care provides you varied options when it comes to honey dressings. Get the best honey dressings that are highly effective and gives you comfort and relief from severe and painful wounds. Being a leading online retailer, Wound-care management offers you with the best health care services.

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