Scientists in Mexico Develop Honey Patch Capable of Curing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The treatment was tested in a group of 15 patients, who underwent the treatment for a period between 14 and 21 days. Six people's wounds fully healed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Researchers from the Center for Higher Studies in the city of Tepeaca, Mexico, succeeded in healing the wound of a diabetic foot by applying virgin honey and a patch made of hive wax.

According to Dr. Armando Acevedo Méndez, a student from Sierra de Puebla reported on the benefits of honey his family used to harvest. He had been in contact with the bees since he was five years old and passed on his experience to the students, who decided to submit the honey to bacteriological studies and found that it had healing properties.

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