publication . Article . 2015

Comparison of efficacy of unheated and heat-treated Sahara honey on wound healing in rabbits

Baghdad Khiati; Moussa Ahmed;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2015 Journal: Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, volume 3, issue 2, pages 162-165 (issn: 2309-5288, eissn: 2309-6152, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Journal of Coastal Life Medicine Editorial Office
Abstract
Objective: To investigate the efficacy of unheated and heat-treated Sahara honey on wound healing in rabbits on the basis of macroscopic observation changes. Methods: Eight female rabbits were used. Using aseptic surgical technique, a 3 cm incision was made on the back of each rabbit and two rabbits with injuries in each group were treated daily with a topical application of unheated and heated honey, sulfadiazine and sterile saline, respectively. Results: The unheated honey demonstrated the highest activity on the wound compared to reference ointment silver sulfadiazine, heat-treated honey and sterile saline respectively. Further the present investigation prove...
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Medical Subject Headings: food and beveragesdigestive, oral, and skin physiologyanimal structuresbehavior and behavior mechanismsfungi
free text keywords: Unheated honey, Treated Sahara honey, Wound healing, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920, lcsh:Biology (General), lcsh:QH301-705.5
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