Medihoney Dressing-A Fast Wound Healer

What Is Medihoney Dressing?

It is a type of dressing which aids in wound healing. It is mainly made up of Leptospermum honey in a hydrocolloidal suspension. It is thicker in nature and gives more stability. Aids in the removal of necrotic tissue. The time taken to heal is effectively less than other wound dressings. It has been used in the healing process since centuries. Honey was used in the World Wars to cure the soldiers of their wounds. But now, this has been modified using leptospermum species to make it more efficient.

Benefits

The benefits of Honey dressings are as follows:

  • Assists in the healing progress of such wounds which have eventually stalled
  • Develops a moisture conducive environment, making the wound heal faster
  • Prominently effective even in the presence of blood, tissue and wound fluid
  • Autolytics debridement is promoted by high osmolarity
  • Lowers the overall pH of the wound
  • Helps in the overall

Where Can It Be Applied?

Medihoney dressing can be applied in the following places:

  • Wounds which are undermined or are tunnelled
  • Some of the wounds which need paste or gel and those which are hard-to-dress
  • Can be used after, during or before the application of negative pressure
  • Applied in the areas which are hard to reach
  • Cures dry to moderately exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers
  • First and second-degree partial burns can be attended using this thick dressing.
  • Traumatic and surgical wounds can also be healed effectively using this piece of dressing

It Comes in the Following Forms:

  • Medihoney Medical Honey 20g Tube
  • Medihoney Medical Honey 50g Tube
  • Medihoney Dressings 10cm x 10cm Tulle Pack Size 10

Precautions

  • Those who tend to have an allergy towards honey should strictly avoid this dressing
  • People getting third-degree burns should clearly consult a healthcare professional, rather than using this dressing by themselves
  • Beware of the sting after this dressing is applied. It is normal to feel stinging in the starting but if does not stop after using analgesic, then remove the dressing and cleanse the wounded area

This is all about the honey care dressing. You can still have some doubts regarding it. Try visiting the official website Wound-Care.

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