Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2014; 16(3):219-228
Honey is a traditional topical treatment for infected wounds was rediscovered in recent years. There are now many published reports describing the effectiveness of honey in rapidly clearing infection from wounds, with no adverse effects. In laboratory studies, it has been shown to have an antimicrobial action against a broad spectrum of bacteria and fungi. It can be effective on antibioticresistant strains of bacteria.