Honey-based formulations can improve the cicatrization of wounds

Honey is used to treat wounds since ancient times. A honey-based hydrogel has recently been prepared by testing its antimicrobial and wound healing properties. The results showed a better wound healing capacity compared to commercial preparations commonly used for this purpose, proposing an effective and natural alternative for wound care.

El-Kased, R. F., Amer, R. I., Attia, D., & Elmazar, M. M. (2017). Honey-based hydrogel: In vitro and comparative In vivo evaluation for burn wound healing. Scientific reports7(1), 9692.

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