Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Honey as an alternative to Polysporin and triple antibiotic cream

Honey seems to be a reasonably good alternative to prevent infections in wounds if you are allergic to antibiotic ointments like Polysporin / triple antibiotic creams (containing neomycinpolymyxinbacitracin), none is handy, or you prefer not to use antibiotics.

The best articles I've found on this subject are:
http://www.worldwidewounds.com/2001/november/Molan/honey-as-topical-agent.html
http://www.thesurvivaldoctor.com/2011/10/15/honey-as-an-antibiotic-ointment-treatment-for-wounds/

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