Efficacy of natural honey in the healing of leg ulcers in sickle cell anaemia.

@article{Okany2004EfficacyON,
  title={Efficacy of natural honey in the healing of leg ulcers in sickle cell anaemia.},
  author={Charles C Okany and Charles Atimomo and Olu O Akinyanju},
  journal={The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={179-81}
}
In order to assess the reported efficacy of natural honey in the healing of chronic ulcers, the efficacy of locally applied natural honey was compared to that of Eusol solution in an open trial involving 20 patients with sickle cell anaemia (SS) who were in steady clinical states and had chronic leg ulceration. All patients were admitted to hospital for the 4 week duration of the trial for bed rest, daily aseptic dressings, and weekly measurement of the size of the ulcer. Fifteen patients with… CONTINUE READING