Open Wounds

A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…three weeks, Jerome’s ulcer was healed. Sugar has been used to dress open wounds for at least 5,000 years. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used honey (which works just like sugar) to treat open wounds and burns. Today, antibiotic ointments are the treatment of choice for ulcers,…

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Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…diabetic wounds because they do not enter the bloodstream.) Here’s how to use sugar to treat an open wound: * Unravel a 4” x 4” piece of gauze into a long strip and coat it with Vaseline. Place it around the outside edges of the wound, like a donut. * Cover the wound with…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…if you already have these lesions? A Sweet Solution for Bedsores The best way to heal any open wound, from bedsores to diabetic ulcers, is sugar. When sugar—or honey—is packed in a wound, it creates a highly concentrated medium where bacteria cannot survive. It also reduces swelling,…

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