Honey As A Homeopathic Wound Care

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Honey As A Homeopathic Wound Care “If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live” (Maeterlinck 317). When Maurice Maeterlinck wrote The Life of a Bee, he truly realized the bee’s importance to our environment, however did he recognize the importance of their honey to medicine. Many people will argue that old-fashioned treatments are less effective than modern medicines. While traditional medicines are simple and more easily applied, in most cases, people will still be of the opinion that modern is better. A prime example of the supremacy of traditional remedies is found within honey, which has been proven by numerous studies to support bodily healing of all kinds more assuredly than many modern medicines. Along with its advanced healing capabilities comes its ease of attainment. Honey can be found in all parts of the world and generally is not expensive. The particular type of healing that honey causes has been coined homeopathic meaning “the body healing itself” (Ullman). In the case of honey, it is the catalyst that accelerates this “self-healing”. Honey as a homeopathic wound treatment option rivals if not surpasses standard modern medicines due to its accessibility, variety of health benefits and healing properties and functionality to inhibit microbial growth over synthetic medications used on animals and humans for effective wound treatment and care. The chemical and physical

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