Does honey increase the rate of healing in acute and chronic wounds?
All the included burns trials have originated from a single centre which may have an impact on the replicability of findings.
Honey is a viscous, supersaturated sugar solution derived from nectar gathered and modified by the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Honey has been used since ancient times as a remedy in wound care. More recently, trials have evaluated the effects of using honey to help wound healing in both acute wounds (eg, burns, lacerations) and chronic wounds (eg, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers).