Sugar For Wound Treatment

Sugar Dressings for Diabetic Ulcers

…black—with sugar dressings. When sugar or honey is packed on top of and inside of an open wound, it dissolves in the fluid exuding from the wound, creating a highly concentrated medium. Bacteria cannot exist in this environment, and infection is dramatically curbed. This natural treatment for

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…problematic areas. But what bedsore treatments 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…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

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, scrapes, and burns. Yet honey and sugar are…

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