Honey contains antimicrobial properties that help in healing wounds. Honey was the first aid treatment for healing wounds and burns during the ancient period.
The medicinal value of honey is only available if it is pure. Therefore, in today’s widespread honey adulteration market, one must know checking the purity of honey before buying one. Here is a helpful detail for you on checking the purity of honey.
To make honey paste for wounds:
You need :
- 10 parts (by weight) of beeswax
- 3 parts of propolis extract (10% of ethanol)
- 2 parts of raw honey
Melt the wax and add propolis while it is cooling. Mix it well. Now place this mixture in an airtight container and store it in a cool and dry place.
Apply this paste to treat skin wounds, infections, sores and burns. you can also chew this paste to relieve mouth and gum infections.
The remedies, approaches, and techniques described here are meant to supplement, and not to be a substitute for, professional medical care or treatment. Don’t use it for treating serious injury or health problems without prior consultation with a qualified health care professional.
Read about the other helpful Natural Honey benefits for general health.