Open Wounds

Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…kind of open wound or burn. (We use sugar at the clinic because it’s less messy.) It will not work on abscesses or pustules that are covered with skin. Also, do not use these dressings on a bleeding wound, as sugar promotes bleeding. (Sugar and honey are perfectly safe to use on diabetic wounds because…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…Within 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, cuts…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…work best 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, encourages…

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10 Natural Home Remedies That Cost Just Pennies

Natural Home Remedy #1 For cuts and scrapes, sprinkle sugar on the wound and cover with a dressing. Sugar draws fluid from the wound and helps kill bacteria. Natural Home Remedy #2 To remove a wart, try rubbing it with the inside of a banana peel once or twice a day. Expect results within a month. Natural…

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