Sugar For Wounds

Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

…way for new growth. It promotes granulation, which is the formation of connective tissue and blood vessels on the surface of a wound. Finally, it supports the growth of new skin covering the wound. You can use sugar or honey dressings to treat any kind of open wound or burn. (We use sugar at the…

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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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Tips for Treating Bedsores

…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 where bacteria cannot survive. It…

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