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Does Honey Help For Burns?

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Yes it does, there’s a few studies I’ve seen on the topic:


Here’s a good quote from the second study:

“In minor burns, it is recommended to pour tap water immediately on burns, as this reduces the temperature. Afterwards, honey can be applied. Depending on the area, 15-30 ml of honey can be applied directly onto the burn wound or soaked in gauze before application. Occlusive or absorbent secondary dressings are applied to prevent honey from oozing out, and the frequency of dressing changes depends on how rapidly the honey is diluted by the exudate, which declines as treatment progresses.”

Just make sure it’s pure honey. If it’s imported grocery store honey, it might not be. Stick to local honey or honey from an online brand that’s US-based. You can check Google Maps for local honey sellers, or use this tool: <>


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