Try this sweet wound salve when other approaches fail

A SNIPPET from Acta Paediatrica (1998; 87:429-32) was the start of examining the evidence for a new use for something that’s been around as long as the bees.

It seems that when all else fails for chronic open wound infections, you can add a spoonful of honey. Topically applied honey has been used for millennia in various cultures and this article provided anecdotal evidence via a series of nine neonates with postoperative wound infections where conventional treatment (IV antibiotics, chlorhexidine and antibacterial ointment) had failed after more than 14 days.

Treatment was stopped

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