Honey: An immunomodulator in wound healing

  title={Honey: An immunomodulator in wound healing},
  author={Juraj Majt{\'a}n},
  journal={Wound Repair and Regeneration},
  • J. Majtán
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Biology
  • Wound Repair and Regeneration
Honey is a popular natural product that is used in the treatment of burns and a broad spectrum of injuries, in particular chronic wounds. The antibacterial potential of honey has been considered the exclusive criterion for its wound healing properties. The antibacterial activity of honey has recently been fully characterized in medical‐grade honeys. Recently, the multifunctional immunomodulatory properties of honey have attracted much attention. The aim of this review is to provide closer… 

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