Cytological and histopathological studies on the effect of honey in experi-mentally infected wounds in Wistar rats
Honey is used as food and home remedy in of India and other countries. Scientific studies have been carried out to support these properties of honey in this investigation, incision wounds of rats that were infected with three bacterial strains viz. Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa, have been treated with honey and evaluated for its effect on days 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12 post-operatively with the help of smears and biopsies collected from lesions. Cytological and histopathological investigations of infected wounds conformed significant healing property of honey in and reduction in size.
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