Honey anti-inflammatory factor identified
Molan, P. (2012). Honey anti-inflammatory factor identified. New Zealand Beekeeper, September 2012, 6.
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Four different brands of honey wound dressings are now on sale internationally as registered medical devices, all made from manuka honey because of its well-established reputation as an antibacterial agent. What is not so well known is that manuka honey also has a potent anti-inflammatory activity, and that this is very important in the treatment of wounds.
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